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Extreme Citizen Science (ExCiteS) is a situated, bottom-up practice that takes into account local needs, practices and culture and works with broad networks of people to design and build new devices and knowledge creation processes that can transform the world.


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Doing it Together Science (DITOs)

DITOs is a European-wide project focused on promoting change in the way the public engages with science and innovation through Citizen Science.
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WeGovNow!

WeGovNow uses innovative technologies to overcome limitations of existing digital tools in the context of citizen reporting, e-participation, and citizen-government communication.
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Challenging RISK

Challenging RISK (Resilience by Integrating Societal and Technical Knowledge) is concerned with socially integrated mitigation of multiple structural risks in the urban environment.
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ExCiteS Software

Researchers in ExCiteS have created bespoke technologies to address the challenges around collecting, sharing and visualising geographic information with a variety of communities.
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Latest Blog Posts 

The role of Sapelli in collecting indigenous weather/climate forecast data

Tuesday, 01 May 2018

THIS IS A GUEST POST BY EMMANUEL NYADZI – A PHD RESEARCHER AT WAGENINGEN UNIVERSITY. The impact of climate variability and change is real in Ghana; a phenomenon affecting several sectors of the economy and ecological zones. Critical among these sectors is agriculture for which Northern Ghana is the most susceptible as it falls within the … Continue reading

Registration for workshop on ‘Lessons learned from volunteers’ interactions with geographic citizen science applications: best practices and design recommendations’

Thursday, 15 March 2018

The Extreme Citizen Science group is organising the workshop on  ‘Lessons learned from volunteers’ interactions with geographic citizen science applications: best practices and design recommendations’ to take place at UCL on Friday, April 27, 2018. The deadline for the call of abstracts was on the 15th of February. Submissions were reviewed and authors have been … Continue reading

Event: Representation of the people in science – women in civic and citizen science

Tuesday, 06 February 2018

Update: Date of event is now Monday 19th March, not Monday 12th March. Explanation below. We’d like to invite you to a free event taking place at UCL on the evening of Monday 19th March. As part of the UCL Exhibition “Disruptors and Innovators: Journeys in gender equality at UCL”, we will host a panel … Continue reading