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Does citizen science have the capacity to transform population health science?

Rowbotham, Samantha; McKinnon, Merryn; Leach, Joan; Lamberts, Roderick; Hawe, Penny


Citizen science engages members of the public in research design, data collection, and analysis – in asking and answering questions about the world around them. The United States, European Union, and Australia have placed citizen science at the forefront of national science policy. Journals such as Science, Nature and Bioscience regularly feature projects conducted by citizens. Citizen science engages millions of people worldwide. However, to date, population health science has not relied...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2017-11-09
Type: Journal article
Source: Critical Public Health
DOI: 10.1080/09581596.2017.1395393


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