Workshop: Building Relationships for Equitable Research Partnerships

Workshop: Building Relationships for Equitable Research Partnerships

Virtual Workshop Friday, June 14th 3:00-4:30pm EDT (UTC-4) This is an exclusive opportunity to learn from leaders in the Environmental Justice movement. Experts at negotiating relationships for sound science that drives solutions for community problems, their wisdom and stories can help foster relationships in your project, program, or community. This workshop will help you begin to define what an equitable partnership looks like and the steps you can start to take to establish that. As science institutions seek and secure new funds for Environmental Justice (EJ) research, there is an urgent need to ground good intentions in formal agreements with…
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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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