Basic regulations and ethics for citizen science
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
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Training informationTime required: 1.0 hours
Conditions of access: You must register on the EU-Citizen.Science Moodle Platform.