Feb 14, 2019

ETH Zürich: PSC Summer School

  • Crimson Education
  • Switzerland
Multiple Workshop Summer Program


'In this summer school, we will implement the responsible research and innovation framework (RRI) of the European Union to exemplary research field as plant breeding, smart farming, digitalization in agriculture or genome editing in plant sciences and to your own research projects.

We guide you through the science-in-society research processes that includes the following dimensions: Anticipating a wide range of possible futures with the public and stakeholders. Become reflective about involved values and interests. Opening the research process to all actors, providing them with meaningful information, including different perspectives and expertise across a diversity of communities. And, be responding and adapting research to societal needs and views.

Invited speakers will give insight into their research field, conduct interactive workshops and take part in discussions. They will act as mentors in the case studies group work, which will be available as summer school proceedings.'

  • Sessions are composed as lectures, discussions and case study work
  • Group work will be done on case studies, individual working time on this assignment is expected to be 10h
  • Presentation and integration: At the end of each afternoon, 1 group presents their experiences and insights - Open Format
  • Case study presentations on day 5

Type of Opportunity

Extracurricular Activity

Age Range


Application Process Includes

  • Application includes description of motivation and background
  • Preparatory reading: Students will need to read the assigned literature before the summer school