Public engagement with science and technology

17/01/2019

Although hundreds of citizen science applications exist, there is lack of detailed analysis of volunteers' needs and requirements, common usability mistakes and the kinds of user experiences that c

17/01/2019

In citizen science, user-centred development is often emphasised for its potential to involve participants in the development of technology.

17/01/2019

Online citizen science platforms increasingly provide types of infrastructural support previously only available to organisationally-based professional scientists.

08/10/2018

Through a case study focused on the Futurescape city Tours (FCT) methodology, involving students and inhabitants of the city of Venice in creating future scenarios for dealing with the effect of sea level rise, authors explore changes in science teaching and the role of participatory methodologies.

30/07/2018

The National Center for Science Education's Science Booster Club Program piloted a no-conflict approach to free, informal science activities focused on climate change or evolution. In the participating communities science literacy increased over time as did community engagement.

04/07/2018

Authors explore the impact of working as a Mediator at Science Gallery Dublin. Interactions and conversations with visitors strive significant personal change in domains such as interpersonal skills, but also civic engagement, interest in social justice and emotional empathy.

25/06/2018

The aim of this paper is the development of an evaluation tool (composed of 34 indicators structured into 6 interrelated criteria) scientifically validated by the Delphi method that permits the study of Internet usage and its effectiveness for encouraging public engagement in the scientific process.

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