Category: Deliverable

Share, initiate and learn - citizen science in Europe

Criteria and Rationale for Sharing and Selecting State of the art Citizen Science Resources

This deliverable (D3.1) “Framework report describing criteria and rationale for sharing and selecting state of the art citizen science resources” describes the set of criteria and actions for identifying good quality citizen science resources for the EU-Citizen.Science platform. It also explains the methodology of the criteria development process along with the challenges faced throughout. Finally, the…
Read more

Report in training needs

The deliverable D5.1 Report in training needs combines four elements: a review of the socio-demographic context of citizen science, a literature review of learning in relation to citizen science, a community survey of training needs and a detailed analysis of a set of training resources. These four activities identified five distinct clusters of training needs/gaps:…
Read more

Guidelines and Recommendations Based on a Range of Best Practices for Achieving Societal and Policy-Maker Engagement

The deliverable D4.1: Guidelines and Recommendations Based on a Range of Best Practices for Achieving Societal and Policy-Maker Engagement presents a list of recommendations for achieving engagement of society, including policymakers, with citizen science. Through the identification of existing projects and analysis of best practice, this report aims to establish a framework for improving engagement…
Read more

Report on Policymaker Engagement and Awareness-Raising

The deliverable 4.2: Report on Policy Maker Engagement and Awareness-Raising offers guidelines and recommendations for raising awareness of citizen science activities and projects among a variety of stakeholders. Through the identification of existing projects and analysis of best practice, this report aims to establish a framework for increasing awareness in existing and new projects. A…
Read more

The two core user groups of the EU-Citizen.Science Platform

Platform Functionality Requirements & Specification

At the end of 2019 we submitted one of our most important deliverables, which lays the foundations for the whole project – the ‘D2.3 Platform Functionality Requirements & Specification Report‘. In order to deliver on our ambition to build a valuable, accessible and sustainable platform and mutual learning space for citizen science practitioners across Europe, we took the…
Read more

Evaluation & impact framework

Evaluation is a central part of any project. Deliverable 7.1, the Evaluation & impact framework, written by Teresa Schaefer and Barbara Kieslinger from ZSI, will ensure that EU-Citizen.Science provides evidence of its impact according to a defined set of objectives. The evaluation framework serves two purposes, which can be broadly classified as formative and summative…
Read more

Multi-level platform engagement & community-building plan

Engagement and community-building are central to EU-Citizen.Science’s core mission: to bring together people interested (or potentially interested) in citizen science, while providing a common understanding of the field. A key early task was to identify our key target audiences – and propose strategies to engage with them. After mapping our target audiences, Deliverable 2.2 provides…
Read more

Stakeholders, Network and Community Mapping Report

A key ingredient for ensuring a successful project is of course to first understand who your stakeholders are, who is supportive and influential in your sucess, and what their needs are. Our first deliverable within the second work package – which is where we build the EU-Citizen.Science platform – has thus been to undergo a…
Read more