Creative collaboration in citizen science and the evolution of ThinkCamps

Gold, M and Ochu, EE ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7268-278X 2018, 'Creative collaboration in citizen science and the evolution of ThinkCamps' , in: Citizen Science: Innovation in Open Science, Society and Policy , UCL Press, pp. 146-167.

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Abstract

This chapter discusses how to harness the potential of creative collaboration through ThinkCamp events – an ‘unconference’ style event with an open and creative environment designed to foster co-creation, co-design and collaborative thinking at key points in the citizen science research cycle. It draws on the authors’ experiences of running (and participating in) creative collaborative events and explores their potential to support inclusive, co-creational approaches to citizen science. Finally, it makes specific recommendations for project initiators, event organisers and policymakers.

Item Type: Book Section
Editors: Hecker, S, Haklay, ME, Bowser, A, Makuch, Z, Vogel, J and Bonn, A
Additional Information: Please download the whole book at the official URL above to access references.
Schools: Schools > School of Environment and Life Sciences > Ecosystems and Environment Research Centre
Publisher: UCL Press
ISBN: 9781787352339
Depositing User: Dr Erinma Ochu
Date Deposited: 16 Jan 2019 15:15
Last Modified: 17 Jan 2019 03:02
URI: http://usir.salford.ac.uk/id/eprint/49761

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