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Grassroots Science

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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

Science has no borders: real life DIY sensing and mapping techniques for environmental monitoring in London

‘Science has no borders: real life DIY sensing and mapping techniques for environmental monitoring in London‘  is the title for a proposal put forth for the Inclusion Awards at UCL. We are happy to have been granted the funds to begin an Extreme Citizen Science project with a Civic Science twist by engaging communities who … Continue reading

Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science: Open-Source Development of Tools for Grassroots Science – Sahnnon Dosemagen and Sara Wylie

Friday 17th February Speakers: Sahnnon Dosemagen and Sara Wylie Theme: Science by citizens Website: http://publiclaboratory.org Grassroots science is science and social movement done by people outside the mainstream of professional science, by using systematic knowledge and standard procedures with less expensive equipments. Grassroots science includes research by citizens as well as professional scientists, so there … Continue reading

Citizen, Science, Education and Technology: new synergies to be explored – Francois Taddei

Thursday 16th February Speaker: Francois Taddei Theme: Challenging Citizen Science Background in engineering and biology, keeps on changing and embracing new things. The synergy between science, education and technology are what interests him. This is happening in a fast moving landscape: technology is evolving extremely fast. Computer that brought man to the moon has less … Continue reading

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