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Community Monitoring: great debates and local actions

I have just attended the International Seminar on Participatory Monitoring for the Management of Biodiversity and Natural Resources that occurred between September 22-26, in Manaus – Brazil, and was organised by the Brazilian Ministry of Environment (MMA) and the Chico Mendes Institute for Biodiversity Conservation (ICMBio). The Seminar aimed at promoting and strengthening participatory monitoring as a key … Continue reading

A taste of possibilities – Extreme Citizen Science on the ground in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

As I write this blog update I am sat at a junction on the forest road, where the Moabi project field team and I (see my previous blog post for details) are staying in a hotel, of sorts, in Equateur province, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The facilities are basic but comfortable – we … Continue reading

Thank You: Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851

Since I am in the final year of my Industrial Fellowship from the Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851 (RCE 1851), last night I had the honour to present my Engineering Doctorate (EngD) project (a collaboration with Dr Foster Intelligence, about which you can read more on the poster) at the biennial Presidential Dinner … Continue reading

Strengthening community: PLOTS barn raising 2012

In the spirit of the barn raising tradition, in which people from a community get together to collectively erect a structure, repair or improve it , the Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science (PLOTS) had their second annual Barn Raising event in Cocodrie, Louisiana. From the 2nd to the 4th of November enthusiasts, technologists, … Continue reading

DIY techniques in practice: building an Air Quality Egg

Building an Air Quality Egg is a rewarding experience for non-experts The Air Quality Egg is a community project that aims to produce an open air quality sensor network (an introductory video is available on Kickstarter). The Internet of Things is network of entrepreneurs, designers, artists and students who take a look at “urban infrastructure, … Continue reading

The London Citizen Cyberscience Summit 2012: summary

The London Citizen Cyberscience Summit attracted more than 170 people to learn, engage, discuss, and network with people from a wide range of disciplines, interests and walks of life and we got to  and roll up their sleeves experience the  sense of mastery and empowerment in the DIY workshops. This page is a resource with … Continue reading

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