The Citizen Science and Crowdsourcing Show & Tell – 24/11/2015

By |March 22nd, 2016|

  The Citizen Science and Crowdsourcing Show & Tell event took place in the Event Space of the National Museum of Scotland (NMS) on Tuesday 24 November 2015, from 13.00 to 16.30. It was one of the two events organized by our network (in partnership with the NMS) on the same day, the second one [...]

Planned events: Paid crowdsourcing of labour for experiments and data analysis

By |November 11th, 2015|

While those running 'citizen science' projects generally recruit volunteers there are many ways that researchers can use the services of commercial crowdsourced labour platforms, such as Amazon Mechanical Turk or Crowdflower.  There are two main ways this is being used: 1) As a source of participants for experiments, as an alternative to the usual use [...]