What does social license to operate really mean to directors in corporate Australia and how does it impact the day to day and longer-term decision making of boards?


In our ever-changing, globalised, complex, and fast-paced world, new and emerging technologies are rapidly altering society as they are developed to respond to significant challenges.

An exciting interview with Justine Lacey on the rise of RI in Australian science and innovation ecosystem.

The Riff Sessions run a series of short online events featuring two digital legends who will ‘riff’ with one another. […]

In March 2020, CSIRO Postdoctoral Fellow (Responsible Innovation in Robotics and AI), David Douglas, was invited to join an engaging panel of speakers as part of Something Digital’s Night Nomads series. The topic of the night focused on the challenges and opportunities posed by the disintegration of the digital/physical divide.

To decarbonise our energy systems, CSIRO is looking at the responsible innovation and social acceptance of hydrogen technologies.

In February 2020, Dr Kathy Witt of the University of Queensland was awarded a prestigious Advance Queensland Industry Research Fellowship. These fellowships drive collaboration and innovation in novel industries that build Queensland’s global reputation in science and research capability.

A small team of researchers working in the field of responsible innovation came together in February 2020 for a visit by Professor Erik Fisher of Arizona State University. Prof Fisher led the team through the STIR (Socio-Technical Integration Research) protocol he developed to help researchers uncover the social and ethical dimensions of their research.

by Simon Torok This article was first published in ECOS. Negative emissions technologies can be a real part of our […]

Understanding impacts and relationships to better manage groundwater in Australia.