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...
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...