Basic regulations and ethics for citizen science

Created March 21, 2022, 2:23 p.m.
Updated March 23, 2022, 3:20 p.m.

This free course will provide you with basic knowledge about citizen scientists’ rights and obligations in gathering data, analysing data, and co-authoring research papers. 

In this module, a special emphasis will be put on handling sensitive data (such as medical or personal) and ethical requirements in gathering information. 

By the end of this course, you will be able to better understand: 

  • the legal status of the citizen scientist
  • the importance of ethics in gathering and analysing scientific data
  • the rights and obligations of volunteers in a project

Publish information

PublisherEU-Citizen.Science
Year of publication: 2022

Training information

Time required: 1.0 hours
Conditions of access: You must register on the EU-Citizen.Science Moodle Platform.
Language
English
Keywords
Ethics Data Data Collection
Theme
Regulations And Ethics
Category
Interactive Resource (Website)
Audience
Community Members & Citizens
Education level
Intermediate
Learning Resource Type
Mooc
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