Are you interested in citizen science and citizens’ observatories? Join a WeObserve Community of Practice! The WeObserve project will launch its first three Communities of Practice at the Citizen Science Workshop Day of the 2nd International ECSA Conference at the University of Geneva on 6th June 2018. Read more and register for the CoP launch […]
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In today’s Spotlight feature we are pleased to introduce the Romanian Ornithological Society (SOR) and Kinga Cîmpan, Ecologist at SOR. SOR is an independent non-governmental organisation founded in 1990. It is Romania’s largest wildlife conservation charity aiming to conserve and study wild bird species, their habitats and sites in Romania. SOR strives to increase people’s […]
Our partners from XTeam are making good progress on the development of the Scent Explore gaming app. The app will be launched this summer, and you can already have a sneak peek at the game by checking out the cute animal characters: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCIsYktdt5p8RJUwCMA_ESFg
The latest Scent plenary meeting was held on 20–22 March in Trento, Italy. The three-day project meeting was hosted by Trento-based project partner U-Hopper on their brand-new Impact Hub premises. 20 partners representing all 10 partner organisations gathered in the Alpine town to discuss project progress, exchange ideas and agree on next steps.
Karissa Bell in Mashable: With the new APIs, game developers are now able to use Google Maps data including 3D renderings of buildings, landmarks, and roads, to build location-based games. Full article: https://mashable.com/2018/03/14/google-maps-api-game-developers/
In today’s Spotlight feature, we are proud to present Scent partner Region of Attica and Athanasios Chaldeakis, Project Manager of Scent on behalf of Region of Attica. Region of Attica is the regional authority governing the wider area of the Athens metropolis.
We recently spoke to Harris Georgiou, volunteer with the Hellenic Rescue Team of Attica (HRTA). HRTA is an independent non-profit organisation, a union of citizens and a community centre consisting entirely of volunteers who offer their time, expertise, knowledge and personal effort to assist fellow citizens in cases of emergency.
Scent participated in SCI:COM, the largest science communication event in Ireland, on Thursday 7th December 2017. This year, the focus of SCI:COM was on involvement and collaboration in research. The conference offered a full day of thought-provoking discussions and talks by inspirational speakers on engaging topics. Key questions included how to successfully work with the […]
Scientists need the help of citizens in carrying out important research In his Irish Times article of 7th December 2017, John Roche describes the power citizens have to contribute to advances in scientific knowledge and to democratise research. Roche, an Astrophysicist and Assistant Professor in Science Education at Trinity College Dublin, describes a new citizen […]
Over the next six months, the Irish daily newspaper the Irish Times will be promoting citizen science projects in Ireland by collaborating with citizen science researchers across the country. The aim is to raise awareness about citizen science among the public, to generate new ideas and to get citizens to participate actively.
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No. 688930.