Citizen Science Resources

File Troff document Workshop report: Maximising the benefits from Citizen Science for monitoring the environment
Report from the UKEOF citizen science workshop held in January 2018 (Birmingham)
File PDF document Motivations for Citizen Science final report
UKEOF commissioned the University of Reading, in partnership with the Stockholm Environment Institute at the University of York, and the University of West England to undertake a study to investigate people's motivations for citizen science.
File PDF document Motivations Leaflet (English)
Original English version of our citizen science motivations leaflet
File Citizen science motivations summary leaflet (German)
German translation of our citizen science motivations summary leaflet
File object code Video: Evaluating a citizen science project
This video explains the importance of evaluation in citizen science projects, explaining how to incorporate it into all stages of a project. It is based on the UKEOF report 'Understanding Motivations for Citizen Science' by Hilary Geoghegan, Alison Dyke, Rachel Pateman and Sarah West.
What encourages and discourages citizen science participation?
A summary of the factors that either encouraged or discouraged people to take part in citizen science projects.
Barriers to stakeholder participation in citizen science
The key barriers to using citizen science faced by science, policy and practice stakeholders.
File PDF document Cost & Benefit report
UKEOF commissioned WRc plc in partnership with CEH and FERA to undertake a study towards a methodology for evaluating opportunities, costs and benefits of citizen science, resulting in a report and cost-benefit analysis tool (beta-version).
File PDF document Cost & Benefit Leaflet
UKEOF commissioned WRc plc in partnership with CEH and FERA to undertake a study towards a methodology for evaluating opportunities, costs and benefits of citizen science, resulting in a report and cost-benefit analysis tool (beta-version).
File application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.spreadsheetml.sheet Cost & Benefit tool
UKEOF commissioned WRc plc in partnership with CEH and FERA to undertake a study towards a methodology for evaluating opportunities, costs and benefits of citizen science, resulting in a report and cost-benefit analysis tool (beta-version).
Citizen Science Report
UKEOF commissioned NERC's Centre for Ecology & Hydrology (working with the Natural History Museum) to carry out a project looking at the role of volunteers in environmental monitoring, resulting in a report: Understanding Citizen Science and Environmental Monitoring
Citizen Science Working Group Terms of Reference
Citizen science reports, 2016
Links to two citizen science reports commissioned by UKEOF in 2016
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