Bridging the Digital Divide
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.
Partnering to maximise co-benefits of new hydrogen energy projects
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.
Causing a STIR in Brisbane
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.
Responsible innovation initiative to ask Australia what kind of future we want to create
The pace of change of emerging science and technology is creating complex issues for societies and their decision makers.
Building trust in science and technology
CSIRO has surveyed Australia's research and innovation system to understand its perspectives on the current state of the science-society relationship, and what it sees as priority areas for change.