This is an invitation to complete a survey that is available at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/7XN5MQG This survey will present you stories about different forms of public participation in research. Different activities within this area of public participation in research are now called “citizen science” and we would like to hear what your opinion is about each activity. … Continue reading Would you call this a citizen science activity?
This is a reblogging of the reporting from DITOs final event, which was blogged by Alice Sheppard (which I've edited, lightly): Introduction to the day Camille Pisani, the Director of RBINS praises numerous volunteers and collaborators who have worked together, and the way different activities have been aimed at reaching many different audiences. There have … Continue reading Doing It Together Science (DITOs) final event talks (part 1)
Since the development of the proposal for the Doing It Together Science project (DITOs), I have been using the "DITOs escalator" model to express the different levels of engagement in science, while also demonstrating that the higher level have fewer participants, which mean that there is a potential for people to move between levels of engagement … Continue reading How many citizen scientists in the world?
The afternoon session started with Web development insights Taking on the Challenges of Broadening Participation in Data Visualization and Analysis with FieldScope Daniel Edelson - BSCS - cover fieldscope that allow people to collect data, design the form, and visualise and analyse it. He covered the Chesapeake Watershed Water Quality study. The area that influences the … Continue reading Citizen Science 2017 – Day 2 (Afternoon) – online projects insights and final reception with The Crowd and the Cloud
The academic literature on Citizen Science is expanding quickly, with hundreds of papers that are published in peer review publications every years about it. These papers are written by professional scientists and practitioners, mostly for an audience of other professional scientists and practitioners. A very common concern of researchers is to understand the motivations and incentives … Continue reading Diary of a a citizen scientist by Sharman Apt Russell