Measuring Impact of Citizen Science

Developing metrics and instruments to evaluate citizen-science impacts on the environment and society

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Methodologies
& metrics

Toolbox
& visualisation

Test
& validation

"Like national presidencies, European Union framework research programmes have a fixed term in which they can execute their agenda — bolstering the economy, improving sustainability and so on. How well they do is best assessed in retrospect.

The current scheme, Horizon 2020, is the world’s biggest multinational research programme, having distributed €74 billion (US$90 billion) to more than 150,000 scientists participating in 31,000 projects or grants. When it ends this year, how will it be judged?" 

Nature 588, 371 (2020), DOI: https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-020-03516-6 


MICS is part of the answer.

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 824711.

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