Blast from the past – activist and citizen science

There is something in the waters. It is the second time within a month or so I have seen a mention of Science for the People and, not surprisingly, the parallels – or lack thereof – between this 1970s US-based initiative of scientists and engineers (also see their, in this case, undermentioned British counterpart –…

Today I came across a particularly poignant reflection by Erinma Ochu on the essence of meaningful citizen science projects in social science – and the experience of working with Parkinson’s patient group which lead her to develop her citizen science project philosophy. This philosophy is more than applicable to citizen science projects in general. I…