Q&A with Alice Sheppard, after her presentation at the Finding Ada Conference 2020.
What is citizen science? We’ll look at some examples of scientific discoveries and activity by people who aren’t employed as scientists – and find out how we can use this increasingly popular activity to lower the barriers for women.
- New Zealand initiative involving school-age children, CSI Pukekawa
- SciStarter Girl Scouts
- Orbyts – Twinkle space mission and schools
- Doing It Together Science
Alice Sheppard is Community Manager at UCL’s Extreme Citizen Science research group. She was the lead moderator of the first Galaxy Zoo discussion forum, looking after the volunteers, and her main interest is the management and care of volunteers in citizen science.