Don't miss Fermin Serrano's article published in International Science Grid titled "Engaging citizens in science for research excellence".
Fermin explains "Citizen science is an innovative concept to involve the general public in scientific processes. One of the best ways to help people understand science is by letting them participate in scientific research and experiments, and this is what citizen science tries to achieve."
Article defines too how citizen science modifies science paradigm "By using new digital tools openly, we are changing the traditional research culture: citizens are now both producers and consumers of the scientific outcomes required to address todays global challenges. I highly recommend reading this concept paper on Europes digital science vision and its integration within the Horizon 2020 program."
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