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    The concepts behind Citizen Science

    Cindy Regalado is a doctoral candidate in the Extreme Citizen Science research group (ExCiteS) at University College London. The team develops guiding theories, tools and methodologies that will enable any community to start a Citizen Science project to deal with issues that concern them. Cindy is also committed to citizen science through Citizens whithout Borders, […]

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    Crowdfunding scientific research

    In these tough economic times, writing grant proposals has become a big part of a researcher’s life, and not the funniest. Trying to get money from a university, a governmental or private organization is time consuming, stressful and frustrating, as only 15% of the proposals get funded. Experiment proposes an alternative way of supporting research, based on crowd funding.  Since […]

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    An overview on Citizen Science with François Grey

    Francois Grey is a physicist by training, with a background in nanotechnology and a passion for citizen science. He is now Head of Citizen Science at CUSP and is teaching citizen science at New York University as a visiting professor in the Interactive Telecommunications Program (ITP) since 2012. In 2004, he initiated and managed the launch of an online […]

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    Gene in Space, the game that fights cancer

    Would you like to help cure cancer in a click? Well, believe it or not, there is an app for that.  In march 2013, cancer research  UK,  with  the  collaboration  of  Facebook,  Amazon  and  Google, organized a gamejam-or hackathon- during which computer developers collaborated for a day to come up with prototypes of applications. The […]

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