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Citizen Science at the FFL

Event Type: Teen
Date: 5/21/2013
Start Time: 3:30 PM
End Time: 5:30 PM
Description:
 What is a Citizen Science? – Citizen Science is a new phenomenon that seeks to involve non-scientist in real science tasks. Communities of participants in citizen science projects increases serendipitous discovery of planets, wildlife patterns and cancer in patients. Anyone can participate in this new method of scientific discovery.

Join us after the lecture to find out how you can participate in a research study conducted by the members of Syracuse University’s School of Information Studies. The goal of this research projects is to improve citizen science sites through a better understanding of why people participate and what they learn from their engagement in citizen science. We seek participants over the age of 10 that can engage in a Zooniverse project and share their experience through interviews. If you would like to know more about the study or how you can participate contact the research team at research@zooniverse.org. This work is supported by The National Science Foundation through awards DHR-0917608 and DRL-0941610
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Location: Community Room A (Combo B & C)