Leipzig, Germany

Citizen Science – Innovation in Open Science, Society and Policy

when 21 August 2019 - 28 August 2019
language English
duration 1 week
credits 3 EC
fee EUR 150

The course will address different aspects of citizen science as an innovative tool for open science, society and policy. We will deliver new insights into the values and tools of and in citizen science. Participants will also gain hands-on experiences on how to do citizen science and will work on two research projects with an opportunity to present results at the iDiv conference that takes place immediately after the iDiv summer school (29 to 30 August 2019).

Course leader

Dr. Anett Richter, Susanne Hecker and Prof. Aletta Bonn, members of the research group Ecosystem Services at iDiv

Target group

Early career scientists (graduates and post grads) from around the world with an overall interest in integrated biodiversity research using participatory approaches to bridge science, society and policy.

Fee info

EUR 150: This covers the costs of teaching and materials, coffee breaks and lunch, the cultural programme, and the accommodation. All participants will be provided a single room in a two-room apartment in the city center from 21-28 August. Participants are generally asked to cover the costs of their trip and any meals (except when included as part of the summer school programme).