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The Explorer of the World playshop series – 2015

Explorer of the World playshops: seeing the world through a new lens The Explorer of the World playshop series is part of a set of projects developing tools and methods that enable individuals, regardless of background or geographic location, to (re)build relations with their environment, collaboratively and creatively devising solutions to the real problems they … Continue reading

Motivations and Engagement in Citizen Science by Dr. Charlene Jennett

 Motivations and Engagement in Citizen Science Post by Dr. Charlene Jennett One of our goals in Citizen Cyberlab is to understand volunteers’ motivations for why they take part in citizen science projects. We hope to use this information to help us make our own citizen science projects as motivating and engaging as possible. Recently Raddick … 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

Being a citizen scientist – Darlene Cavalier

Friday 18th February Speaker: Darlene Cavalier Theme: The citizens of citizen science Website: http://www.sciencecheerleader.com and scistarter.com This session is one of three dedicated to the people! The citizens who make things happen like Darlene Cavalier. Darlene Cavalier is founder of several citizen science websites. The science cheerleader, one of her websites aims at raising interest … Continue reading

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