ACTION Accelerator kick-off meeting

ACTION Accelerator kick-off meeting

The ACTION project launches the second edition of its Accelerator for citizen science projects with a kick-off meeting starting on 11 January and ending on 15 January 2021! The event will address some of the most important topics for citizen science projects:...
Policy and citizen science: insights from Norway

Policy and citizen science: insights from Norway

By Igno Notermans – DRIFT What are best practices on how policymakers and citizen scientists work together? How does citizen science try to reach out to policy processes? And what kind of policy support is available for citizen science? Questions that might...
Artificial Intelligence and User acceptance

Artificial Intelligence and User acceptance

By Ilaria Baroni – Cefriel Artificial Intelligence is more and more present in everyday applications and services, and the end-users are getting acquainted with it. Cefriel is involved in research studies related to the user acceptance of such technologies, to...
Flea bands, an ignored source of pesticides

Flea bands, an ignored source of pesticides

by Roy van Grunsven Within ACTION we study the effect of pesticides in water on dragonflies. Pesticides are often linked to agriculture but are also used outside of agriculture. One of these uses is as flea bands for dogs and cats. A recent paper in Science of the...
ACTION at the largest conference on crowdsourcing

ACTION at the largest conference on crowdsourcing

ACTIONs primary investigator, Professor Elena Simperl, co-chaired this year’s AAAI Conference on Human Computation and Crowdsourcing (HCOMP2020). For five days at the end of October, researchers and practitioners from all over the world and a variety of fields...
Citizen Science financial sustainability: programme now available

Join our free webinar on CS financial sustainability

On November the 19th ACTION team will host an online event with experts exploring different path towards financial sustainability. Are you a citizen science project looking for the right mix between public and private funding? Do you want to learn more on how to get...