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Pathways to increase the uptake of citizen science generated data by local policy makers

Thursday, July 4, 2024 12:00 - 14:00

Citizen science (CS) empowers communities by engaging in scientific research, generating valuable data that can influence local policy makers. Join SOCIO-BEE for an online workshop dedicated to exploring how to leverage the impact of CS-generated data, particularly in the realm of air quality, on local policy-making. Rosamund Adoo Kissi Debrah from Ella Roberta Family Foundation, will give a keynote talk on, ‘The importance of personal stories in creating global change’, and you will hear about the experiences accumulated by the EU Horizons SOCIO-BEE and CitiObs projects. Following this, participants will have the opportunity to engage in interactive sessions aimed at exploring strategies to overcome challenges facing CS projects related to accessibility, scalability and data quality. 


Interactive Sessions:

  • Making citizen generated data more findable, accessible, interoperable and reusable.
  • The use of data for decision-making: opportunities and challenges in data quality
  • How to design support strategies for citizen science; challenges regarding accessibility and scalability and lessons learned.

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