Extreme Citizen Science (ExCiteS)


Get Involved and work with us!

There is a wide range of ways to get involved or work with us.

1. Job Opportunities

There are currently no job opportunities available.

2. Anyone with an interest in Extreme Citizen Science and our work

Go to our Homepage. On the right hand side at the top of our News box you can subscribe to our RSS Feed.

Make sure that you also Subscribe to our mailing list to receive our quarterly newsletter.

3. Community Groups

If you are a community and you want to discuss a project with us contact our Social Enterprise Mapping for Change e-mail: info [at] mappingforchange [dot] org [dot] uk

4. Companies and NGOs

Companies and NGOs that want to discuss a a project with us please contact our Social Enterprise Mapping for Change e-mail: info [at] mappingforchange [dot] org [dot] uk

5. Students
  • PhD Students

We have opportunities for funded PhD positions, which we announce through our Website, so keep an eye on the News section and at the top of this page (1. Job Opportunities). 

If you are interested in pursuing a PhD with ExCiteS and are self-funded or funded by other bodies, you may contact Professor Muki Haklay with your CV and an outline (maximum two pages) of your research proposal. If we are interested, then you will have to apply through the normal UCL graduate research routes.

  • MSc Students

If you are an MSc student and you want to work with us over a period of time (e.g. for undertaking a dissertation on an extreme citizen science research topic) first have a look at our Projects page and the team's research interests (People) and then contact the person whose contact details are provided below the project that interests you.

  • Interns

We have a number of internship opportunities every year for people who want to work with us.
We are mainly interested in  Computer Science students who will work on code development for the ExCiteS platform or GIS students who will work on information analysis and visualisation. You can also have a look at our Projects page and the team's research interests (People) for other areas to engage with us. Please contact excites@ucl.ac.uk for more information.

6. Visiting (for Academics and Researchers)

 ExCiteS welcomes interest from visiting scholars as we believe in knowledge exchange to enhance academic collaborations and research synergies. Anyone interested in visiting us should review our Projects page and consider how his/her research interests fit within the ExCiteS group.

If you want to visit us please contact Professor Muki Haklay or Dr Jerome Lewis or Dr Claire Ellul with an outline of your research interests and the reasons for wanting to visit ExCiteS, the likely length and time frame of your visit and how you think your research fits into our research areas.