Cookies on this website
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you click 'Continue' we'll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies and you won't see this message again. Click 'Find out more' for information on how to change your cookie settings.

© 2017 Pan Stanford Publishing Pte. Ltd. The notion of ‘reflexivity’ has emerged as a key dimension of responsible research and innovation (RRI), a policy discourse particularly visible at European Union (EU) level since around 2010 [1-3]. The interest in RRI seeks to extend scientific responsibility so as to include future societal impacts of technological development [4]. As Stilgoe et al. note, this call for responsibility ‘demands reflexivity on the part of actors and institutions (…)’ [5:1571]. Reflexivity ‘at the level of institutional practice, means holding a mirror up to one’s own activities, commitments and assumptions, being aware of the limits of knowledge and being mindful that a particular framing of an issue may not be universally held’ [5:1570].

Original publication

DOI

10.1201/9781315379593

Type

Chapter

Book title

Embedding New Technologies into Society: A Regulatory, Ethical and Societal Perspective

Publication Date

01/01/2017

Pages

131 - 155