Meet our team
The Museum für Naturkunde, Leibniz-institut Für Evolutions und Biodiversitatsforschung (MfN) is a natural history museum in Berlin, Germany. It is leading WPs 1 and 8.
The European Citizen Science Association (ECSA) is a membership and networking organization for practitioners and researchers of citizen science in Europe. Based at MfN, it is leading WP2.
The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) is an international research institute located in Laxenburg, Austria. It is leading WP3.
Earthwatch is an international environmental charity that creates knowledge and inspires action through hands-on projects and activities, with citizen science central to its approach. It is leading WP4.
The Zentrum Für Soziale Innovation Gmbh (Centre for Social Innovation / ZSI) is a private, non-profit institute for applied social sciences based in Vienna, Austria. It is leading WP7.
University College London (UCL) is a public research university in the UK recognized for its academic excellence and global impact. The Extreme Citizen Science group at the Department of Geography is leading WP5.
The European network of science centres and museums (Ecsite) brings together more than 350 organizations committed to inspiring people with science and technology and enables dialogue between science and society. Based in Brussels, Belgium, it is leading WP6.
The Provost, Fellows, Foundation Scholars & The Other Members Of Board Of The College Of The Holy and Undivided Trinity Of Queen Elizabeth Near Dublin (TCD) is the sole constituent college of the University of Dublin, Ireland. It is contributing to several aspects of the project, especially WP5.
Vetenskap & Allmänhet (Public & Science / VA, Sweden) is a non-profit membership organization that works to promote dialogue and openness between researchers and the public. It is contributing to several aspects of the project, especially WPs 4 and 5.
The Natural History Museum (NHM) exhibits a vast range of specimens from various segments of natural history. Based in London, UK, it is contributing to several aspects of the project, especially WPs 4 and 5.
Universiteit Leiden (Leiden University / ULEI) is a public research university and the oldest university in the Netherlands. It is contributing to several aspects of the project, especially WPs 4 and 5.
Mykolo Romerio Universitetas (Mykolas Romeris University / MRU) is one of Lithuania’s largest universities. It is contributing to several aspects of the project, especially WPs 2 and 5.
The Município De Figueira De Castelo Rodrigo (Municipality of Figueira de Castelo Rodrigo / MFCR) is located in the heart of Ribacôa region in northeast Portugal. It is contributing to several aspects of the project, especially WPs 4 and 5. MFCR’s contribution to the project will be made in collaboration with the Portuguese Association of Science Communication (SciCom-PT) and the University of Coimbra.
The Spanish Ministerio De Economía, Industria y Competitividad (Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness / MINECO) is responsible for the design, implementation and legislation of economic, R&D and innovation policies. It is contributing to several aspects of the project, especially WPs 4, 5 and 6.
The Institut royal des Sciences naturelles de Belgique (Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences / RBINS) is involved in important scientific research activities and carries out public service missions.
Tartu Ulikool (University of Tartu / UT) is Estonia’s leading centre of research and training, preserving the culture of the Estonian people and spearheading the country’s reputation in research and higher education.
The Muséum national d’histoire naturelle (French National Museum of Natural History / MNHN) is a research establishment, educational institution and museum rolled into one, a crossroads of knowledge with collections, laboratories and a variety of sites open to the public.
The Environmental Social Science Research Group (ESSRG Kft) cultivates cross-boundary research in a transdisciplinary fashion, engaging in multi-actor democratic dialogue with natural and social sciences, and other knowledge systems.