Re-imagining “Citizen Science”: Knowledge for equality?

Re-imagining “Citizen Science”: Knowledge for equality?

by: Alan Irwin, Erinma Ochu, Michel Pimbert, Cindy Regalado and Tom Wakeford (Image: A poster from the Morris Justice Project - a collaboration involving the Public Science Project, New York City) Panel Discussion: Broadening Engagement to Foster Diversity and Inclusion When: NEW TIME!  February 11th, 9:55am, Citizen Science 2015 Conference What: Join the dialogue to begin, through storytelling and dialogue, to create a future based on the equal worth of every human being and their way of knowing. A range of people - from patients to peasant farmers, factory workers to admin clerks - have proved their worth as “experts-by-experience”.…
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Working towards inclusion and diversity in the Citizen Science Association

Working towards inclusion and diversity in the Citizen Science Association

Diversity and inclusion are prominent topics across fields and are highly relevant to the Citizen Science Association. All the questions about diversity that you’ve been asking? I have them too, so I’m helping to kick off a series of blogs on this theme. I’m the Executive Director of Public Laboratory for Open Technology and Science (Public Lab), a nonprofit organization that supports a global community of people interested in collaborating to create low cost, Do-it-Yourself (DIY) style tools for environmental health monitoring. The community is from diverse backgrounds and fields -- we’re social and natural scientists, technologists, designers, educators and…
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