Workshop WG 2: Roadmap to consolidate and expand the knowledge base on participation and learning in citizen science

Workshop WG 2: Roadmap to consolidate and expand the knowledge base on participation and learning in citizen science

There are very different approaches for citizen science, and a fragmented landscape of knowledge hubs. With this workshops options to develop a roadmap to consolidate and expand the knowledge base for participation and learning in citizen science should be explored.     

Call for Application  

If interested: please, send one page motivation letter to Laure Kloetzer (laure [dot] kloetzer [at] unine [dot] ch), Silvia Winter (silvia [dot] winter [at] boku [dot] ac [dot] at), and Katrin Vohland (katrin [dot] vohland [at] mfn-berlin [dot] de) no later than by 3rd January, 2018, which shall include the following:

  • A short description of yourself (see additional priority criteria to address) and your motivation to participate, and the topics you would like to bring to discussion regarding participation and learning in Citizen Science.
  • Relevant publications and projects you are involved in and a description of:
    • goals
    • main tasks of CS participants and number of participants
    • your role in the project

As only a limited number of participants will be subject to COST full funding, two sets of criteria for participants’ selection are presented below.

General criteria for selection

  • Performing research on aspects of citizen science such as participation, motivation, learning, or institutional and personal barriers and incentives
  • Willingness and ability to contribute to a research proposal at the European level
  • Access to a CS project

Additional priority criteria

  • Geographical spread
  • Career stage (particularly involving early career investigators)
  • Gender balance

Place: Museum für Naturkunde Berlin, Invalidenstr. 43, D-10115 Berlin             

Date: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 - 09:30
Venue: 
Invalidenstr. 43
D-10115 Berlin
Germany