Getting out of the way of (extreme) citizen scientists

A session at Citizen Cyberscience Summit 2014

Friday 21st February, 2014

4:20pm to 4:30pm (GMT)

Ordinary people are already taking initiative at solving their own problems, they are ingenious and resourceful and they know the power that knowledge can bring – they hardly need ‘us’ for that part. So, our role then becomes that of giving impetus to Publicly Initiated and led Scientific Research. In our current approach to managing social and biophysical systems the stories of actual people have a limited voice. Under-representation renders their skills, hopes, passions, and efforts unimportant and hence, undervalued and underestimated. In this session I will take us on a short journey to re-assess our roles from within institutions and propose an approach that facilitates and acknowledges the efforts of Tryers, Tryers-to-be, and Do-It-Yourselfers.

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Cindy Regalado

PhD candidate at University College London bio from LinkedIn

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4:30pm Discussion and Q&A

10 attendees

  • Cindy Regalado
  • Danbee Kim
  • hagit keysar
  • Gianfranco Gliozzo
  • Jo
  • Muki Haklay
  • Marie Rose
  • Robert Simpson
  • Shahar Avin
  • Jonathan Brier

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Time 4:20pm4:30pm GMT

Date Fri 21st February 2014

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