Citizen Science 2019: Citizen Social Science for Environmental Public Health Research

There are specific challenges for citizen social science - e.g. personal information, ethics Lisa Lundgren (NCSU) and Steve Prince (EPA). Steve Prince - behavioural economist, and covering the SmokeSense app. Smoke Sense is about wildfire Smoke exposure. The problem that is addressing is thick smoke that blanket an area - different people might react differently … Continue reading Citizen Science 2019: Citizen Social Science for Environmental Public Health Research

Giving time – randomised experiments on volunteering and citizen social science

As the event blurb explained  "the Giving Time experiments were led by a team from four UK universities, who wanted to know whether sharing information about how others have volunteered could help to improve volunteering... this was about giving time – and whether volunteers can be nudged. The methodology was randomised control trial (RCTs) in real-life … Continue reading Giving time – randomised experiments on volunteering and citizen social science