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Citizen Science: more than natural science? A few cases from humanistics, social science and cross-disciplinary research.

Kaarsted, Thomas

Citizen Science, at least in the modern sense, seems to have originated from Natural Science. Bees, birds, marine life, water, air and the environment in general could be considered a major trend. But in recent years a shift seems to appear towards other disciplines and multidisciplinary research.

This talk outlines Citizen Science as a method, address the need for board partnerships and display a number Citizen Science projects with in Humanistics, Social Science a long with a focus on multidisciplinary research. Also, as Science Literacy seem to be of potential as an integrated part of Citizen Science, examples of this is explored.

This presentation was part of the session 'Citizen Science: what it means for SSH and how can multidisciplinarity be achieved? Use-cases and panel.'
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