During the STSM, a group of nineteen urban cyclists built the first crowdsourced map of urban cycling in Malta, they recorded more than 17 thousand location points, corresponding to more than 250 bicycle trips, with a gamified mobile application.
Full catalogue of COST Action 151212 reports, some of which can be downloaded.
The study under the applied STSM would use a Citizen Science platform to advance the spatial prediction of invasive forest Phytophthoras by providing the public with inexpensive location-based, time series data of unprecedented quantity and distribution.
Dr Joseph Roche is an astrophysicist and an assistant professor in science education at Trinity College Dublin. He will undertake an STSM in November 2017 that will develop a research agenda around the role of citizen science in education.
A workshop was organised by WG 2 in Lisbon, Portugal to create an outline for a paper on synergies between citizen science and education.
Invasive Alien Species (IAS) are a growing threat to Europe’s biodiversity. A JRC-COST joint workshop focused on strategies for collecting and sharing data gathered by citizens, with the aim to support a European early warning and rapid information system.
As part of his STSM at Technion - Israel Institute of Technology under the supervision of Dr. Assaf Shwartz and Dr. Liat Levontin, Martin Jeanmougin developed a database on published studies of the motivations of citizens to participate in citizen science projects.
A short output of the WG 4 Workshop in London on March 20 and 21 2017 is now online.
A workshop was organised by WG 5 in Novia Sad, Serbia in March 2017 with the topic "Towards a new ontology of Citizen Science".
Minutes: Citizen Science to promote creativity, scientific literacy, and innovation throughout Europe - Kick-it-off-the-ground
(2. MC Meeting and Working Groups Meeting)