Projects per year
Citizen Science (CS) is often used to describe collaborations between researchers and non-professional volunteers who help with data collection and other research tasks, such as species identification, data annotation and classification. Other definitions refer to citizens producing their own evidence to influence policy and raise community awareness, including participatory projects where citizen scientists contribute to defining the focus, co-design or run an entire research project. This integrative review provides a critical appraisal of both empirical studies and theoretical perspectives on CS in emerging research related to environment and health policies, with a particular emphasis on sustainability. The analysis points to the need for greater awareness of CS methodology in order to redress the relations between scientific research and policy-making, considering local communities’ knowledge and values as pivotal to shaping future sustainability policy agendas, in ways that are both more comprehensive and sensitive to changing contexts and specific needs.
|Journal||Current Opinion in Environmental Science & Health|
|Early online date||5 Dec 2022|
|Publication status||E-pub ahead of print - 5 Dec 2022|
- citizen science
- participatory research
- top-down/bottom-up approach
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BRIDGES: BRIDGES- Building Reflexivity and response-ability Involving Different narratives of knowledGE and Science
15/04/21 → 31/08/23
Human-Computer Collaborative learning in science
Siddharthan, A. & Colucci-Gray, L.
11/01/21 → 30/09/22