Reading List: Handbook of Citizen Science in Ecology and Conservation

The reading list is an intermittent series of book recommendations from our team. Dr Michalis A. Vasiliades of CYCERE offers the first in this series. Author(s): Noss, R.F. Series Editor(s): Lepczyk, C.A., Boyle, O.D., Vargo. T.L.V. Year: 2020 Publisher: University of California Press DOI: 10.2307/j.ctvz0h8fz ISBN(s): 9780520960473, 0520960475, 9780520284777 URL: http://www.jstor.org/stable/j.ctvz0h8fz This is the firstContinue reading “Reading List: Handbook of Citizen Science in Ecology and Conservation”

Green Volunteers in the Spotlight

Understanding action for nature through studying citizen scientists and other nature volunteers By Wessel Ganzevoort, Postdoctoral Researcher at the Centre Connecting Humans and Nature, Institute for Science in Society, Radboud University Klik hier voor de Nederlandse versie Considering everything going on in the world right now, we should not forget to celebrate our achievements. ThisContinue reading “Green Volunteers in the Spotlight”

Groene vrijwilligers in de schijnwerpers

Hoe het onderzoeken van citizen scientists en andere natuurvrijwilligers helpt om te begrijpen waarom mensen in actie komen voor natuur Door Wessel Ganzevoort, Postdoc Onderzoeker bij het Centre Connecting Humans and Nature, Institute for Science in Society, Radboud Universiteit Click here to read in English Gezien alles wat er op dit moment gaande is inContinue reading “Groene vrijwilligers in de schijnwerpers”

Studying Volunteer Dutch Ornithologists

By Caspar Beckers, Junior Researcher, Institute for Science in Society, Radboud University Click here to read in Dutch Our research concerns the historical ‘citizen’ in ornithological citizen science. Who were these people? How did they get involved in ornithology? What are some of the characteristics of these volunteer birdwatchers? Those are some of the questionsContinue reading “Studying Volunteer Dutch Ornithologists”

Vrijwilligerswerk in de ornithologie

By Caspar Beckers, Junior Researcher, Institute for Science in Society, Radboud University Click here to read in English Ons onderzoek gaat over historische ‘citizens’ in citizen science binnen de Nederlandse ornithologie. Wie waren deze citizens precies? Hoe raakten ze betrokken bij vogelonderzoek? Wat karakteriseert deze vogelaars? Dit zijn enkele vragen die we trachten te beantwoorden.Continue reading “Vrijwilligerswerk in de ornithologie”

Connecting with and through birds

On April 2, we officially launched the EnviroCitizen project, bringing together researchers from seven European countries. We were supposed to all be in Stavanger, in the university board room overlooking campus. Instead, most of us were sitting at home, looking at each other on a computer screen. Like so many other events in the wakeContinue reading “Connecting with and through birds”

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