This working group has the aim of informing on and advocating for the value of Citizen Science for achieving policy goals such as understanding and enriching the environment, dealing with the effects of climate change, enhancing the public’s relationships with research and with the natural world.
It seeks to promote the benefits and impacts of Citizen Science to policymakers and those who influence them, to collect case studies and research evidence about policy outcomes of Citizen Science activities, as well as to represent policy-related goals and achievements to ECSA’s members and governance structures.
Working Group members
Björn Huwe, University of Potsdam, Germany
David Slawson, OPAL, Imperial College London, UK
Elizabeth Tyson, Woodrow Wilson Centre, US
Fermin Serrano Senz, Foundation Ibercivis
Katherine Mathieson, British Science Association, UK
Hilary Geoghegan, University of Reading
Marc Lipinski, National Centre for Scientific Research, France