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WAITRO Event Series – Event 1

The first event of the WAITRO Event Series on Diversity in International Research Cooperation aims to unite different perspectives on the topic of diversity in international research. Speakers with different expertise will discuss the challenges of diversity and ways to overcome them.

Potential areas that will be explored in the context of diversity include:

  • The Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI) Framework
  • Female Entrepreneurship
  • Fair Research Collaboration Practices
  • Field Research

The Speakers

Dr. Tina Ruseva

CEO & Founder Mentessa, Germany

Joy Owango

TCC Training Centre in Communication, Kenya

International Science Council

Prof. Imran Rahman

Advisor at Center for Sustainable Development

Vice-Chancellor of University of Liberal Arts, Bangladesh

Dr. Susanne Bührer

Coordinator of Business Unit Societal Change and Innovation

Project Manager

Fraunhofer ISI, Germany

Dr. Eugenia J. Olguín

Editor-in-Chief of Latin American Journal of Algal and Environmental Biotechnology

INECOL, Mexico

Dr. Laura Heath-Stout

Department of Anthropology

University of Massachusetts, Boston, USA

Jakob Feldtfos Christensen (Moderator)

Founder and Director of Diversiunity


1. Introduction

2. Opening

3. Introduction of the Speakers and Opening Statements

4. Discussion Among Speakers

5. Audience Questions

6. Closing

Don’t miss the two workshops part of this Event Series:

A Practical Introduction to Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI)

Fair Research Partnerships and the Role of Intellectual Property (IP)

Registration is now closed.

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