Involving Citizens in Research: Improving Science and Society? (2018)


For the last century, scientific research has been done primarily by professional scientists such as professors in academia or scientists and engineers in large firms. More recently, science has opened up through the involvement of citizens in research, a phenomenon that is called ÔÇťcitizen scienceÔÇŁ or ÔÇťcrowd scienceÔÇŁ.