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Getting started with citizen science?

BEFORE

Is citizen science for you?
What is the goal of my project? Which approach is the best fit for my research question? Where do I find reading tips to learn more about citizen science? Can I take part in events in order to learn about citizen science or share experience with other practitioners? Where can I find partner organisations to help with communication development and other aspects of the project? What are the funding options?

DURING

How do I find my target audience? How do I write a communication plan? How do I recruit participants and keep them motivated? How do I deal with feedback and project results? How do I gather and store data? How do I implement privacy standards, IP rights, GDPR and ethical standards? How do I evaluate my project's impact? What tools and platforms exist to gather the citizens' data?

AFTER

What do I do when my project (funding) ends? Can European financing be used to expand my project to an international scale? Can (parts of) the project live on after financing? Where do I store the project data? What tools can I use? What can I do to show the participants my appreciation?

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