Research and technology, Society

Zooniverse

3 Jul , 2015  

The Zooniverse is the world’s largest and most popular platform for people-powered research. This research is made possible by volunteers—hundreds of thousands of people around the world who come together to assist professional researchers. Our goal is to enable research that would not be possible, or practical, otherwise. Zooniverse research results in new discoveries, datasets […]

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Research and technology, Society

CITCLOPS

3 Jul , 2015  

Aquatic ecosystems are characterized by an extraordinary mix of human activities, e.g.: tourism, fishing and industry (petrochemical plants and aquaculture, etc.). Given the frequently conflicting interests between conservation and exploitation, the fate of aquatic ecosystems is often a hot political issue. The attitudes and values of stakeholders in environmental issues are an essential part of […]

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Research and technology, Society

ECSITE

3 Jul , 2015  

Ecsite, the European network of science centres and museums, was created more than 25 years ago. Ecsite is the European focal point of science engagement, the platform where professionals shape the future of our field, define excellence and learn from each other. As a network, Ecsite catalyses its members’ collective strengths into a powerful voice, […]

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Research and technology, Society

European Citizen Science Association (ECSA)

3 Jul , 2015  

The European Citizen Science Association (ECSA ) is an association supported by organizations from over 17 EU countries and beyond, who are working together with environmental regulators to encourage the growth of the Citizen Science movement in Europe and internationally. We are a network of Citizen Science initiatives, research institutes, universities, museums and other organisations […]

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Research and technology, Society

Crowdcrafting

2 Jul , 2015  

The way we produce goods and provide services as a society is changing. We are not just consumers anymore – we create videos, music, art, software, hardware and much more, because the digital era has empowered us to do so. It’s easier than ever before to be a producer. So why don’t we apply this […]

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Policy, Research and technology, Society

Ibercivis

2 Jul , 2015   Video

Ibercivis is an international citizen science initiative, consisting of a volunteer computing platform and a series of experiments that allow society to participate in scientific research directly and in real time. It is a pioneering initiative that seeks to involve the maximum number of citizens in volunteer computing, which leverages the two most powerful tools there today: the power […]

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Multimedia, Research and technology

Collective Music Experiment

2 Jul , 2015   Video

Collective Music Experiment (CME) is a citizen science experiment by the BIFI of the University of Zaragoza, Socientize and Ibercivis, with the artists R de Rumba, DJ from the Spanish famous hip hop band Violadores del Verso, and M.A. Mercadal. Is the collective able to solve a given complex problem which is unsolvable for individuals? Is the collective more creative […]

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Multimedia, Research and technology, Society

Mini documentary on Citizen Science

2 Jul , 2015   Video

What is Citizen Science? This mini documentary shows real example where you can be the actor. Video funded by FECYT (Fundación Española de Ciencia y Tecnología).

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