The author proposes to create the concept of «pre-scientific dissemination» to talk about scientific mysteries, enigmas, or hypotheses that could be confirmed or disproved by science.
In the aftermath of the earthquake and tsunami, citizens used various radiation measurement instruments. This article explores how the study of these devices can contribute to the understanding of citizen science.
Volume 108 of the journal explores the role of citizen science and the construction of scientific knowledge.
Citizen science generates bidirectional communication, leading to an improvement in the scientific literacy of the people involved.
Citizen science is in a process of consolidation, with a wide variety of practices and perspectives. Social sciences and humanities occupy a small space despite the obvious social dimension of citizen science. In this sense, citizen social science can enrich the concept of citizen science
The idea of citizen science brings with it tensions about the social nature of scientific truth.
In the past decade, scientific research that relies on the collaboration of citizens has grown exponentially.
Microplastics constitute one of the main challenges facing environmental and conservation policy agendas.
We have created a globalized society, but it is not only human populations that are increasingly interconnected. The movement of invasive species and disease vectors along our expanding routes of trade and migration presents us with serious problems of environmental change and novel public health