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Issue 30


A roundup of citizen science and crowdsourcing stories from around the globe.

#CitSciDay2019: Global Community
Citizen Science Day is an annual celebration presented by SciStarter and the Citizen Science Association in an effort to connect people to real research in need of their help...[read more]

Rising Innovator: Striving for ‘Environmental Justice’ Researcher Turns to Citizen Scientists
For one scientist, engaging with the public is one of the more important—and rewarding—parts of her research...[read more]

Mozilla's voice data crowdsourcing project Common Voice launches in Simplified Chinese Mandarin
Speech interfaces are the next frontier for the Internet. In-car assistants, smart watches, lightbulbs, bicycles and thermostats - the number of speech-enabled devices is increasing daily...[read more]

Bumble Bees May Be More At Risk Than We Thought
You can use a smartphone to participate in science research, no degree required, and maybe help save the bumble bee population...[read more]

Microbiology capstone course plumbs life’s mysteries in the deep ocean
As one of April’s last snowstorms swirls outside, obscuring the view of west campus, the students’ thoughts inside turn to warmer climes...[read more]

Sound Justice: Citizen Science, Noise, and the Quest for Equity
At the start of World War I, thousands of soldiers were coming down with a baffling condition: they became blind, deaf, lost their memory, or developed uncontrollable shaking despite no obvious physical injury...[read more]

Citizen Scientists Release Study On New Hampshire Tick-Borne Disease
A new study by BeBop Labs reveals an unsavory truth: tick bites occur all-year round, not just during spring and summer as previously assumed...[read more]



Over 2,300 publicly accessible journal articles available thanks to the National Library of Medicine (NLM).


Developing Theory-Driven, Evidence-Based Serious Games for Health: Framework Based on Research Community Insights.

Assessing the Accuracy of Citizen Scientist Reported Measurements for Agrichemical Contaminants.

Framing Mental Health Within Digital Games: An Exploratory Case Study of Hellblade.

Crowdsourcing in medical research: concepts and applications.

Recruitment in online research for COPD: leveraging social media and research registries.

Assessing health impacts of home food gardens with Wind River Indian Reservation families: protocol for a randomised controlled trial.

Hybrid Resiliency-Stressor Conceptual Framework for Informing Decision Support Tools and Addressing Environmental Injustice and Health Inequities.

Proceedings of the 2017 Advancing the Science of Community Engaged Research (CEnR) Conference.

Crowdbreaks: Tracking Health Trends Using Public Social Media Data and Crowdsourcing.

Crowdsourcing the Citation Screening Process for Systematic Reviews: Validation Study.

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