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C*Sci 2023 and the new name of the (US) Citizen Science Association

At the end of May, the Citizen Science Association (CSA) celebrated its 10th year anniversary in its conference – C*Sci 2023, held at Arizona State University (ASU) in Tempe, Arizona. The conference (22-26 May) provided the opportunity to meet face-to-face colleagues in the area of citizen science, which I haven’t had a chance to talk … Continue reading C*Sci 2023 and the new name of the (US) Citizen Science Association

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World Population Density Map Update with GHSL 2023

The European Union JRC recently released a new 2023 update of the Global Human Settlement Layer (GHSL) data. This update has greatly improved the GHSL data, with a 10m scale built-up area dataset of the entire globe which has been used to create a 100m scale global population density layer. The level of detail for … Continue reading World Population Density Map Update with GHSL 2023

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EU Mutual-learning exercise: citizen science – final report

As part of the Swedish presidency of the European Union, an event on the 16th May focused on open science from policy to practice. The event marked the end of the Mutual Learning Exercise (MLE) on citizen science initiatives. There are several useful outputs that were shared at this final event, with a lot of … Continue reading EU Mutual-learning exercise: citizen science – final report

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New paper “Citizen science and Post-Normal Science’s extended peer community”

Back in 2020, in the middle of the pandemic, I was happy to contribute to the Post-Normal Science 5 conference (PNS5), with a presentation about the relationships between citizen science and post-normal science. Following the conference, I developed the presentation into a paper. The peer review provided robust and useful advice on how the paper … Continue reading New paper “Citizen science and Post-Normal Science’s extended peer community”

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Consolidation

In an effort to focus my (now rather limited as parent of two young children) spare time on a more nuanced set of web projects, I have consolidated some websites. Three Blogs into One I have combined two other blogs into this one: I still another blog – Mapping London – which will stay separate […]

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New paper from ActEarly project “Nothing about us without us”

A new paper has been just published in “Health Expectation”, building on the co-production strategy of the ActEarly project. The paper is the result of the extensive work of Alex Albert and Shahid Islam in development the strategy. The paper abstract is provided below, it’s open access and you can find it here https://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/hex.13709: Introduction … Continue reading New paper from ActEarly project “Nothing about us without us”

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