Published on February 20, 2014
#CSS14 Creative life of #citizenscience @erinmaochu
…the sunflower is mine… Van Gogh 1880
1. Crowdsource number patterns in nature dataset 2. Engage 3000 people from Greater Manchester 3. Learn about Turing & how number patterns work in sunflowers 4. Provide a media story
What did people do? http://bit.ly/ZL3sSd http://www.Sallyfort.com
Cross Platform Behaviour http://bit.ly/1aZHPgA
Open Voice Community Choir
Lessons Learned Build Community Key partnerships Support contributors Provide learning resources Recognise contributions Opportunity Post-disciplinary research Extend reach & demographics Build audience & content Promotes learning
“If we work together in the garden, maybe we can work together in crisis…. Dig In!” Wendy Brawer
Music Cognition Group
Edgy #citizenscience Working at the 'edge’ – making use of resources through collaboration (Carolyn Kagan, 2007)
Available online: www.ukeof.org.uk http://www.publicengagement.ac.uk/about/ethics/resources
References Cagan, K (2007) Working at the Edge, Psychologist, Vol 20, part 4, pp224 - 227 http://www.thepsychologist.org.uk/archive/archive_home.cfm?volumeID=20&editionID=146&ArticleID=1172 Roy, H.E., Pocock, M.J.O., Preston, C.D., Roy, D.B., Savage, J., Tweddle, J.C. & Robinson, L.D. (2012) Understanding Citizen Science & Environmental Monitoring. Final Report. NERC Centre for Ecology & Hydrology and Natural History Museum on behalf of UK-EOF. 175pp http://www.ceh.ac.uk/news/news_archive/citizen-science-review-guide_2012_59.html Tweddle, J.C., Robinson, L.D., Pocock, M.J.O & Roy, H.E. (2012). Guide to citizen science: developing, implementing and evaluating citizen science to study biodiversity and the environment in the UK. Natural History Museum and NERC Centre for Ecology & Hydrology for UK-EOF. http://www.ceh.ac.uk/news/news_archive/citizen-science-review-guide_2012_59.html Riesch H, Potter C and Davies, L (2013) Combining citizen science with public engagement: the open air laboratories programme. Journal of Science Communication 1 – 18; http://jcom.sissa.it/archive/12/34/JCOM1203%282013%29A03/JCOM1203%282013%29A03.pdf Frietag, A, Pfeffer, M.J. (2013) Process, not product: Investigating Recommendations for improving Citizen Science "Success". PLoS ONE 8(5): e64079. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0064079 Banks, S. (et al) (2013) 'Everyday ethics in community-based participatory research', in Contemporary Social Science: Journal of the Academy of Social Sciences
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