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Citizen science

Known as: Citizen scientists, Civic science, Citizen scientist 
The term CS has multiple origins as well as differing concepts. It was first defined independently in the mid-1990s by Rick Bonney in the U.S.A. and… 
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Review
2018
Review
2018
The increased importance of open science in the European Commission research policy makes it important to understand and analyse… 
Highly Cited
2015
Highly Cited
2015
208 BioScience • February 2015 / Vol. 65 No. 2 http://bioscience.oxfordjournals.org BioScience 65: 208–211. © The Author(s) 2015… 
2014
2014
What is the countercultural potential of citizen science? As a participant in the wider citizen science movement, I can attest… 
Highly Cited
2014
Highly Cited
2014
University College London's Extreme Citizen Science research group (UCL ExCiteS) is experimenting with ways to incorporate the… 
Highly Cited
2013
Highly Cited
2013
Citizen science is a form of social computation where members of the public are recruited to contribute to scientific… 
Review
2013
Review
2013
Gamification is increasingly implemented in citizen science projects as a means of motivating and sustaining participation. In a… 
Highly Cited
2012
Highly Cited
2012
Within conservation and ecology, volunteer participation has always been an important component of research. Within the past two… 
Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Citizen science projects can collect a wealth of scientific data, but that data is only helpful if it is actually used. While… 
Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Since the 1970s, the “Third Wave” of democratic transitions has, by greatly enlarging the number and type of democracies, raised… 
Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
Mercenary armies went out of style in the nineteenth century; it became common sense that armies should be staffed with citizens…