Furthering Science and public engagement: natural history museums as centers to develop and promote citizen science

Abstract

Through their unique combination of collections, scientific and public engagement expertise, and wide audience reach and trust, natural history museums (NHMs) can form fantastic hubs for citizen science. Over the past decade... [ view full abstract ]

Authors

  1. John Tweddle (Natural History Museum London)
  2. Heidi Ballard (University of California Davis)
  3. Lila Higgins (Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County)
  4. Alison Young (California Academy of Sciences)
  5. Christine Goforth (North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences)

Topic Area

Tackling Grand Challenges and Everyday Problems with Citizen Science

Session

6F » Panel: Tackling Grand Challenges and Everyday Problems with Citizen Science (09:40 - Thursday, 12th February, LL20D)

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