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Heidi Ballard Co-Writes Policy Forum: Next Steps for Citizen Science

Science, March 28, 2014

Heidi Ballard, associate professor of education, co-wrote a piece for Science highlighting the growth and evolution of citizen science projects. The authors address concerns about validity of data collected by nonscientists and offer several examples that “demonstrate how citizen science can provide opportunities for people of many backgrounds and cultures to use science to address community-driven questions.” Read more about Ballard’s work in citizen science and Public Participation in Scientific Research here.

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