Workshop Citizen Science

KNM Workshop Citizen Science
Date: Friday 15 February 2019, 12:00 – 17:00 hrs (including lunch)
Location: Room GAIA-1, GAIA building, Wageningen campus
Language: Engels

Aim: to develop a joint vision on new opportunities of citizen science for scientific and policy oriented research.

Citizen Science has become a popular notion in the past ten years, but many researchers and policy makers hardly know what the "citizen science" concept means and how "citizen science" can be applied in their own research. When and how can we involve citizens in scientific and policy oriented research? How reliable are the data created or gathered by citizens? What are the prospects and limitations of citizen science?

In this workshop we will present some show cases of citizen science. In addition we will analyse the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threads of the methodologies used and we will discuss how citizen science can contribute in a unique and useful way to scientific and policy oriented research on environmental and sustainability issues.

Draft Programme:

12:00 – 13:00: Welcome and lunch
13:00 – 13:15: Arnold van Vliet (ESA-WUR): the opportunities of citizen science for science and policy
13:15 – 13:30: Saskia Werners (WSG-WUR): citizen science and climate adaptation in South-East Asia
13:30 – 13:45: Arjan Droste (MAQ-WUR): Urban citizen science: a hot issue
13:45 – 14:00: Anton Gerritsen (De Waterspin): national monitoring water quality by counting water organisms
14:00 – 14:10: Reina Kuiper (VO-HO network WUR): including students and school classes in scientific research
14:10 – 14:25: Gerben Mol (WENR-WUR): participative monitoring urban water quality
14:25 – 14:40: Marion Collewet (VU): ??
14:40 – 15:00: coffee and tea break
15:00 – 15:50: workshop on the prospects, limitations, opportunities and risks of citizen science
15:50 – 16:00: presentation workgroup results
16:00 – 16:30: discussion and conclusions
16:30 – 17:00: drinks and bites

Members KNM: €10,- (including lunch and drinks & bites)
Other participants: €20,- (including lunch and drinks & bites)
Students: free
Please transfer the required budget to: NL05INGB0004074415 tnv Studiekring Milieu




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