Open Scholarship Café: It’s not you it’s me. Who is citizen science for?

On 18th February we had a fantastic workshop on public engagement and Citizen Science. Moderated by Ann O’Brien it featured a number of case studies in how to engage a non-academic community in research projects.

The agenda for the session was: 

1. Defining Sense of Community in online public engagement on the patient feedback platform Care Opinion, with examples from the HRB-TMRN citizen science project The People’s Trial – the first public led online clinical trial – Dr Ann O’Brien – Business Information Systems

2. Case Study – Crowd4Access – Bianca De Oliveira Pereira – Insight Centre for Data Analytics.

3. Brendan Smith and Dr Lukasz Powol from Insight Centre for Data Analytics will showcase their exciting VR Research.

4. Case study – Donegal Costal Stories – Dr. Murray Scott – Department of Business Information Systems and Insight Centre for Data Analytics.

Watch the session

The session has been recorded and you can watch it following the link below:

https://nuigalway.mediaspace.kaltura.com/media/Open+Scholarship+Cafe+18+February+2021A+It%E2%80%99s+not+you+it%E2%80%99s+me.+Who+is+citizen+science+forF/1_tdq171wj/121659351