Science and Technology Studies Pioneer Sheila Jasanoff Named 2022 Holberg Laureate

Research without society’s input lacks balance. How do science and technology interplay with society, politics, culture, and law -  and vice versa? Over the last 100 years we have seen major changes in our understanding of living organisms, and with that we have gained the ability to manipulate microbes and compounds for various application in society, such as enzymes that can be used for food, feed, materials, energy and vaccines.   Prof. Sheila Jasanoff has been interested in understanding how...
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OXIPRO Welcomes Expert Members to its Advisory Board

The OXIPRO project is delighted to announce the establishment of an expert Advisory Board, whose advice and guidance will increase the value and contribute to the success of this initiative.   OXIPRO’s success relies on the alignment to values, needs, and expectations of targeted stakeholder groups, including research, business, policy, and society in general. One of the tools central to this is an external Advisory Board, whose guidance - based on their specific fields of interest - is vital.  ...
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Happy International Women’s Day!

Today, on International Women’s Day, the OXIPRO project looks at the issue of gender in the EC project funding framework: Horizon 2020. This was the first framework programme to include a specific article on gender equality in its regulations, and to establish gender as a crosscutting issue. The OXIPRO project is one of the few initiatives that stands out with strong scores on gender balance indicators. Let’s look at some of these scores compared with overall scores for Horizon 2020...
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