Dissertation on Public Engagement in RRI

A Critical Reflection from the Practitioner’s Point of View

The dissertation deals with the concept of Responsible Research and Innovation (RRI), with a focus on Public Engagement as one of its main dimensions and the roles identified within. By undertaking a broad review of the related literature as well as an empirical study, the work investigates problems of practical implementation. It describes origins and developments of Public Engagement in research and innovation and closes with options for future direction.