Republic of Srpska in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Republika Srpska is one of the entities of Bosnia and Herzegovina located in the north and east of the country with 1.3 million inhabitants.

population: 1,218,107

Capital: Banja Luka

Area: 25,053 km2

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In Republic of Srpska in BiH, the project addresses topics such as Ethics, Science Education and Open Access, in particular in relation to STEM fields related to ICT and Health.

Its largest city and administrative centre is Banja Luka where also most research and innovation actors are located.

The region is working on its Smart Specialisation Strategy and RRI aspects will further enhance its implementation. Key priorities include Information and Communication Technologies as well as Health.

In the course of WBC-RRI.NET, ethics procedures in academic faculties and trained researchers are further strengthened. Furthermore, broadening of science education is in the focus, reinforcing outreach to primary and secondary schools and improving teaching in science and technology. Another focus is open access, establishing good practices for funding and implementing open science projects and repositories.

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POLICY BRIEF Empowering Local and Regional Authorities through Citizen Science and Public Engagement: A Framework for Inclusive Governance
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POLICY BRIEF Enhancing Science Education through Citizen Science: Students’ Perceptions and Motivations in STEM/STEAM Learning
POLICY BRIEF Regional innovation systems and smart specialization strategies in the Western Balkans
OPEN CALL: Apply for a “Travel Grant” to attend the WBC-RRI.NET final conference in Skopje, on February 8-9, 2024!
Use of Responsible Research and Innovation concepts in STEM education
From Strategy to Action: Lessons from Gender Equality Plans in the Western Balkans
Event review: Engaging Science with and for Youth
Science Education
10 recommendations for more inclusive and improved STE(A)M education
Student Awards Ceremony: IDEATHON ‘Innovative ideas for a better quality of life’
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POLICY BRIEF Empowering Local and Regional Authorities through Citizen Science and Public Engagement: A Framework for Inclusive Governance
POLICY BRIEF Integrating STEM Citizen Science and Public Engagement for Enhanced Research and Innovation Impact
POLICY BRIEF Enhancing Science Education through Citizen Science: Students’ Perceptions and Motivations in STEM/STEAM Learning
POLICY BRIEF Regional innovation systems and smart specialization strategies in the Western Balkans
OPEN CALL: Apply for a “Travel Grant” to attend the WBC-RRI.NET final conference in Skopje, on February 8-9, 2024!
Use of Responsible Research and Innovation concepts in STEM education
From Strategy to Action: Lessons from Gender Equality Plans in the Western Balkans
Event review: Engaging Science with and for Youth
Science Education
10 recommendations for more inclusive and improved STE(A)M education
Student Awards Ceremony: IDEATHON ‘Innovative ideas for a better quality of life’
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Handbook for STEM educators

University of Banja Luka within the project “Embedding RRI in Western Balkan Countries: Enhancement of Self-Sustaining R&I Ecosystems (WBC-RRI.NET)” Horizon 2020 published the Handbook for STEM educators, with the aim of improving teaching practices in secondary schools using STEM methods. The manual is intended for secondary school teachers, who want to introduce an innovative approach…
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Gender Equality in Research and Innovation in the Western Balkans: Reflections on Success Stories

During our recent online event, participants discussed success stories and activities related to GEP implementation.
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Meet the winners of the Good Pracices in Responsible Research and Innovation in the Western Balkans

The entries from the Good Practices competition are evaluated and the winners are here!
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The meaning and importance of the RRI perspective in STEM education: Through the eyes of secondary school students

Promotion of the RRI principles to secondary school students across Republic of Srpska (BiH).
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Event review: Open Science and Open Access event

The event focused on issues of OS and OA, with particular insight into the existing national and regional initiatives, and the practice of OS/OA in BiH and in the region.
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Update on the activities of the Working Group 3 Open Access and Open Science

A brief overview of what has been done by our WG3 members in the previous period.
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Update on the activities of the Working Group 2 Public Engagement and Science Education

A brief overview of what our WG2 members have been up to in the previous period and the future plans.
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Update on the activities of the Working Group 1 Gender and Ethics

A brief overview of what our WG1 members have been up to in the previous period.
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Co-design of anchor initiatives: form needs to vision

Brief summary of the visions each WB territory wants to pursue according to the realised co-design workshops.
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