Putting citizens’ concerns at the heart of citizen science

Science can help communities tackle problems that affect them

Discover the steps

Follow the main phases that make up a Citizen Science project to leverage the power of communities and tackle common concerns


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Start with an issue that citizens care about


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Co-design the research study and give decisions to citizens


3


Deploy data collection and human relations


4


Plan the action to drive changes

Do you need inspiration?

Spin the roulette and discover new tools to get inspired!

In this toolkit you can find a collection of tools and activities to engage citizens in different stages of a citizen science project. Download the resources needed to carry out the activities and adapt them to your project goals.

Explore the social and physical interaction of an area through a CITY SAFARI

D-NOSES Barcelona pilot

Democratise decision-making processes in science through a CITIZEN COMMITTEE

CitieS-Health Lucca Pilot

Bottom-up selection of the research question through the ONLINE VOTING TOOL

Cities-Health Barcelona

Sharing results through CITIZEN SCIENTIFIC CONGRESS

Atenció

Co-creating possible research questions through the QUESTION FORMULATION CANVAS

CitieS-Health Barcelona

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Citizen Science Play Kit

A set of bite-sized cards to spark creativity in citizen science and learn more about the resources provided in this toolkit.

Build your our own adventure, combining the Tools and Tip cards to tackle the problem that affects your community.

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