• Date and time: Thursday 25 January 2018, 9.15am to 13:30
  • Location: YH/001b Research Centre for Social Science, University of York

Event details

The York Environmental Sustainability Institute (YESI) and the Citizen Science Group at the Stockholm Environment Institute York (SEI) will be hosting a workshop to explore citizen science and other participatory approaches for University of York staff.

The workshop aims to showcase some of the exciting citizen science projects that York staff are involved in and highlight some of the methods used, with the aim to inspire others to use citizen science approaches in their work. During the event, attendees will learn about upcoming funding opportunities for this work and have an opportunity to network with new collaborators from different disciplines.

Outline agenda 

09:15 Tea and coffee -what do you want to get out of the workshop?

09:30 Overview of what citizen science is and what context it is being used for

09:45 Methods showcase

10:45 Discussion about methods - world cafe style!

11:30 Generating/capturing ideas for potential collaborations

12:00 Potential project evaluation session

12:15 Workshop wrap up

12:30 Networking lunch

If you are a member of the University of York and would like to register for the event please click here