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New YouCount policy brief on youth inclusion in Citizen Science

 On Jan. 10, 2023, 9:29 a.m.

The YouCount project has created two really useful policy briefs with recommendations on how to promote inclusion among young people in citizen science initiat…
Writing citizen science project descriptions that spark interest and attract volunteers

 On Jan. 4, 2023, 9:45 a.m.

This template created by CS track provides a 10-step guide to help you write an attractive project description. It will guide you regarding the main topics and…
How did the COVID 19 pandemic affect participation in online Citizen Science projects?

 On Jan. 4, 2023, 9:28 a.m.

Since 2020, various CS communities and platforms have reported a dramatic increase in participation, with some arguing that as restrictions forced people to st…
2022 in review: Communicating Your Research

 On Jan. 4, 2023, 9:08 a.m.

This annual review pulls out eleven posts focusing on different aspects of research communication that have been featured on the LSE Impact Blog in 2022. ht…
An explorative study on the effects of the recent pandemic on online Citizen Science: lessons learnt for improving project management and implementation

 On Dec. 14, 2022, 9:49 a.m.

This study aimed to assess the pandemic’s impact on online CS participation and capture CS project coordinators’ experience of the pandemic and their actions i…
Guidelines for Research Ethics and Research Integrity in Citizen Science- Good read

 On Dec. 13, 2022, 9:06 a.m.

Students and researchers might have diverse ideas about and motivations for citizen science (CS) projects. To prevent uncertainty, this paper addresses the eth…

 On Nov. 22, 2022, 9:35 a.m.

Let us know how you have used Open Innovation in your projects!

 On Nov. 22, 2022, 9:35 a.m.

Co-creation is a key process in the open innovation journey. The basic premise of Open Innovation is to open up the innovation process to all active players so…
Podcast- Barbara Prainsack on ethics advice in a crisis

 On Nov. 22, 2022, 9:33 a.m.

We live in an age of crisis — and the crises that we face are more numerous, more widespread, and more overlapping than ever before. In the chaos of high-press…
How does the Citizen Science community use hashtags when discussing e-Health?

 On Nov. 21, 2022, 10:16 a.m.

CS Track has analysed 17,122 Citizen Science tweets filtered with Health keywords in order to answer the following questions: What are the most used hashtags i…
Biodiversa- Stakeholder Engagement Handbook

 On Nov. 16, 2022, 10:49 a.m.

The BiodivERsA Stakeholder Engagement Handbook is a non-academic practical guide for researchers planning and carrying out research projects. It is designed to…
Citizen science communication and engagement: a growing concern for researchers and practitioners

 On Nov. 16, 2022, 10:42 a.m.

Twenty years of science communication: looking back, looking forward- what is next for citizen science communication? Susanne Hecker talks about their exper…
Does Volunteer Engagement Pay Off? An Analysis of User Participation in Online Citizen Science Projects

 On Nov. 9, 2022, 9:53 a.m.

In this book, they discuss the challenges of online participation for Citizen Sceience Let us know your experience of using online engagement in your citiz…
Re: Writing citizen science project descriptions that spark interest and attract volunteers

 On Nov. 7, 2022, 9:50 a.m.

Do you have any tips on how to write engaging descriptions and attract volunteers to your project?
Writing citizen science project descriptions that spark interest and attract volunteers

 On Nov. 7, 2022, 9:22 a.m.

Our friends over at the CS Track project have created a fantastic 10 step guide to writing project descriptions that will inspire people to take part in your p…

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