News & Events

 

 

Stay up to date on the latest ReAct activities and events on this website and Twitter (@HumanomicsMap). Here we present ReAct’s latest work, highlight news and announce new publications and seminars.

 

 

 

 

THE IMPACT AGENDA FOR SOCIAL SCIENCES & HUMANITIES 2018

4-5 October 2018 – Copenhagen, Denmark

A two-day international conference on optimising impact of social sciences and humanities through alliances with business, government, and civil society. David Budtz Pedersen will chair the conference.

2018 RESEARCH AND INNOVATION IMPACT ASSESSMENT COURSE

5-7 June 2018 – Calgary, Alberta

The 4th regional Research and Innovation Impact Assessment course.

PUBLIC PHILOSOPHY NETWORK CONFERENCE 2018

8-10 February 2018 – Boulder, Colorado

The 4th meeting of the Public Philosophy Network. The 2018 conference theme is understanding impact: What practices improve the uptake of philosophy, both across the disciplines, and throughout society?.

THE CANADIAN SCIENCE POLICY CONFERENCE 2017

1-3 November 2017 – Ottawa, Canada

Celebrating 150 years of Canadian Achievement in Science and Innovation CSPC 2017 serves as an inclusive, non-partisan and national forum uniting stakeholders, strengthening dialogue, and enabling action with respect to current and emerging issues in national science, technology, and innovation policy.

THE PHILOSOPHY AND HISTORY OF EVIDENCE-BASED POLICY-MAKING

29 September 2017 – Aalborg University, Copenhagen

This workshop brings together scholars from philosophy and history of science to help shed light on epistemological and historical cases of ‘evidence-based’ (or ‘informed’) policy and policymaking. The workshop will address fundamental questions, including how to appropriately apply lessons from history and philosophy of science; how science can integrate moral, cultural, and political concerns; and how we can know if a policy has produced the desired outcomes.

EU4FACTS: EVIDENCE FOR POLICY IN A POST-FACT WORLD

26 September 2017 – European Commission, Brussels

The interaction between science and policy has never been straightforward. But this relationship has been further complicated by the current post-fact debate. Policy making needs to find the balance between facts and values. This conference aims to produce a set of clear recommendations for successful evidence-informed policy making.

OPTIMISING THE IMPACT OF SOCIAL SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES.  

20-21 September 2017 – Cardiff University, Wales

A two-day international conference on how social sciences and humanities can address societal challenges and optimise societal well-being. (Co-organised by the Humanomics Research Centre).

WORKSHOP ON TAXONOMIES OF RESEARCH IMPACT

1 September 2017 – Aalborg University, Copenhagen

This workshop celebrates the inauguration of the project Responsible Impact (ReAct) located at Department of Communication and Psychology, Aalborg University. Read more about the workshop here.

RESSH 2017 –­ RESEARCH EVALUATION IN THE SOCIAL SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES

6-7 July 2017 – University of Antwerp, Belgium

The second conference on Research Evaluation in the Social Sciences and Humanitiesis held at the University of Antwerp, Belgium. This follows the highly successful first conference that was held in Rennes, France, in June 2015 and organized by the EvalHum Initiative.

POLICY IMPACT OF KNOWLEDGE AND KNOWLEDGE ORGANISATIONS: FROM UNDERSTANDING IMPACT TOWARDS MEASURING IT

20 June 2017 – The Joint Research Centre, Bruxelles, Belgium

What is impact of knowledge of policies? How can we measure such an impact? How can such measurements help demonstrate the importance of evidence informed policy? A highly interactive and participatory workshop designed to reach a consensus among evidence and policy practitioners on what is policy impact and which are the best approaches for measuring it. The workshop is arranged by the European Commissions Joint Research Centre. 

THE PUBLIC VALUE OF RESEARCH IN POLITICALLY TURBULENT TIMES

7-9 June 2017 – Vienna, Austria

Conference arranged by The “European Forum for Studies of Policies for Research and Innovation”.

ACCOMPLISSH – 2nd DIALOGUE PLATFORM CORE MEETING 

29-30 May 2017 – Zagreb, Croatia

Closed meeting for the university partners co-organising this Horizon 2020-project, which aims to strengthen the impact profile of SSH research. (Co-organised by the Humanomics Research Centre).

Contact

ReAct welcomes inquiries regarding the group’s research activities and partnership opportunities. Inquiries from the media are also welcomed.

For general inquiries, contact:

Prof. David Budtz Pedersen (PI) davidp@hum.aau.dk

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