• A cooperation of observers: citizen science in the past and today

A cooperation of observers: citizen science in the past and today

Lea Beiermann, PhD candidate History Department, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

In the mid-nineteenth century, there was no clear boundary between amateur and professional scientists. Researchers with different backgrounds and training cooperated to collect data. Today, citizens are asked to help scientists classify galaxies or animals. What are the possibilities of citizen science? And what can we learn from its history?

agenda

Fri 6 September 21:00-21:30h
Lecture Hall 1, 0.009
Location 4: Zwingelput 4
Fri 6 September 22:30-23:00h
Lecture Hall 2, 1.009
Location 4: Zwingelput 4