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Citizen Science Motivations Survey

At last a blog post to let you know about a quick 10 minute survey I have created with Alison Dyke (York) and Glyn Everett (UWE) on motivations around citizen science. Citizen science is now an established means of collecting, analysing and responding to data about the natural environment. However, in order to fulfil its…

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How do you remain enthusiastic?

Earlier this week, I got this email: Do you mind me asking – how do you find the confidence/enthusiasm to keep working when people around you don’t necessarily support/encourage you? How did you find that inner confidence to go for it? I was flattered and shocked. On the one hand, it is great to be…

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AAG 2015 in Chicago.

My session on citizen science, VGI and enthusiasm is go. Here’s a preview… Beyond motivation? Understanding enthusiasm in citizen science and volunteered geographic information Organizers: Hilary Geoghegan and Muki Haklay Hilary Geoghegan, Citizen and Scientist Enthusiasm for Tree Health Surveillance in the UK Britta Ricker, Look what I can do! Offering data visualization in citizen…

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Beyond motivation? AAG 2015 Chicago CFP

Our call for papers… Beyond motivation? Understanding enthusiasm in citizen science and volunteered geographic information. Hilary Geoghegan (University of Reading) and Muki Haklay (UCL) In recent years, citizen science has gained recognition as a new frontier for knowledge creation and geographic understanding. Citizen science can be defined as the participation of non-professional scientists in scientific…

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Guest blog post: @DrHG makes it Down Under

Guest blog post: @DrHG makes it Down Under. Guest blog post: @DrHG makes it Down Under Posted on June 3, 2014 by kmayhew Today’s blog post comes to you from AUSCCER guest blogger Dr Hilary Geoghegan. Every time I look out of the window from my desk here at AUSCCER I can’t quite believe that I am finally here in Australia.…