Experiment on biases in crowdsourcing

Experiment on biases in crowdsourcing

In collaboration with the researchers of the University of Sheffield (UK), the ACTION team of King’s College London’s are investigating the presence of cognitive biases in an experiment on crowdsourcing and citizen science. Such phenomena are defined as systematic...
ACTION’s masterclass 3rd stop- the United Kingdom

ACTION’s masterclass 3rd stop- the United Kingdom

On 24 June, ACTION held its third masterclass to leverage citizen science for policy, this time in the UK. In this masterclass, participants pitched citizen science questions, and it showed how diverse the stakeholders involved in citizen science are and how it...
The study of Citizen Scientists motivation

The study of Citizen Scientists motivation

By Gloria Re Calegari – Cefriel Volunteers participate in citizen science initiatives for several reasons: personal enjoyment, desire for personal improvement or achievement, establishment of personal relationships, care for the environment, etc. Studying...