Citizen science as seen by scientists: Methodological, epistemological and ethical dimensions

  title={Citizen science as seen by scientists: Methodological, epistemological and ethical dimensions},
  author={Hauke Riesch and Clive Potter},
  journal={Public Understanding of Science},
  pages={107 - 120}
Citizen science as a way of communicating science and doing public engagement has over the past decade become the focus of considerable hopes and expectations. It can be seen as a win–win situation, where scientists get help from the public and the participants get a public engagement experience that involves them in real and meaningful scientific research. In this paper we present the results of a series of qualitative interviews with scientists who participated in the ‘OPAL’ portfolio of… 
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