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Dr Erinma Ochu, Engagement FellowLife Sciences, University of ManchesterCitizen Science:Approaches, Opportunities & Insigh...
Definitions/ ApproachesCitizen ScienceUsually unpaid individuals & interest groups contributing toscientific experiments• ...
1. Research Questions2. Methods3. Dataanalysis4. DisseminationInfluencing research
Early Citizen ScienceAgnes PocklesCharles Darwin
@citizenbrainswww.thegreatbrainexperiment.comCrowdsourcing Neuroscience@eye_wirehttp://eyewire.org
See end slide for resources links
1. New ResearchQuestions2. Novel Methods3. Creatingdatasets4. New cultural experiencesPublic Engagement
HOOKED!Albinomosquito:www.albinomosquito.com/
Publications & Resources• Guide to Citizen Science: http://www.ukeof.org.uk/documents/guide-to-citizen-science.pdf• Centre...
erinma.ochu@manchester.ac.uk
Citizen Science - Insights, opportunities and approaches for biomedical research
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Citizen Science - Insights, opportunities and approaches for biomedical research

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Short talk on citizen science as part of influencing research through public engagement session at the Wellcome Trust Grant Holders day.

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Citizen Science - Insights, opportunities and approaches for biomedical research

  1. 1. Dr Erinma Ochu, Engagement FellowLife Sciences, University of ManchesterCitizen Science:Approaches, Opportunities & Insights for biomedical research
  2. 2. Definitions/ ApproachesCitizen ScienceUsually unpaid individuals & interest groups contributing toscientific experiments• Crowdsourced science– Complex problem, wisdom & power of crowd to create,analyse, collect datasets – mainly research benefits• Co-design (or extreme citizen science)– Public participate in setting research question(s), methodsand/ or analysis to address social need• DIYBIO – network of hobbyists & biohackers DIY, hack, opensource ethos to labs, equipment, methods• Variations – Citizen Science with co-design & crowdsourcingelements
  3. 3. 1. Research Questions2. Methods3. Dataanalysis4. DisseminationInfluencing research
  4. 4. Early Citizen ScienceAgnes PocklesCharles Darwin
  5. 5. @citizenbrainswww.thegreatbrainexperiment.comCrowdsourcing Neuroscience@eye_wirehttp://eyewire.org
  6. 6. See end slide for resources links
  7. 7. 1. New ResearchQuestions2. Novel Methods3. Creatingdatasets4. New cultural experiencesPublic Engagement
  8. 8. HOOKED!Albinomosquito:www.albinomosquito.com/
  9. 9. Publications & Resources• Guide to Citizen Science: http://www.ukeof.org.uk/documents/guide-to-citizen-science.pdf• Centre for Social Justice, Durham Ethical Guidance:http://www.dur.ac.uk/beacon/socialjustice/ethics_consultation/• Making is Connecting: the social meaning of connectivity, from DIYand knitting to YouTube and Web 2.0. Polity Press 2011http://www.makingisconnecting.org• Beyond research in the wild: citizen-led research as a model forinnovation in the digital economy:http://www.de2012.org/sites/default/files/digitalfutures2012papers/Papers/Session1BTalesofEngagement/Whittle_etal_BeyondRitW.pdf• Regional development in health and social services in the UK: ‘edge effects’ andsustainable change in welfare organisations (1995)
  10. 10. erinma.ochu@manchester.ac.uk

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