New Citizen Science Projects in 2021 – ECSA & EU-Citizen.Science Webinar #12
This webinar highlighted new citizen science projects starting in 2021, with short talks from three early career researchers. First, Famke Mölenberg (Erasmus MC, Netherlands), gives an overview of the SEEDS project, which aims to engage teenagers from Spain, the Netherlands, Greece and the United Kingdom in their health education and science literacy by directly empowering through citizen science. Next, Dr Cristina Zaga (University of Twente, Netherlands) talks about the Incentive project, which links project partners and citizen science to cocreate sustainable transdisciplinary hubs for stimulating and supporting excellent citizen science and responsible research and innovation (RRI). Afterwards, Isabelle Freiling (University of Vienna, Austria) gives some insight on the YouCount project, which aims to identify positive drivers for social inclusion of youth at risk of exclusion, and cocreate innovations and policymaking using cocreative youth citizen social science. Finally, the webinar closes with an open discussion.
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