Dissertation on communication and interaction within citizen science, about citizen science and from citizen science. Science communication and citizen science span far more than conventional uni-directional communication between science and society - as conceptualised in the so called deficit model.
This thesis asks the following question: What is the understanding and relevance
of citizen science and how can we capture the concept of science communication in citizen science?
public engagementmutual learningcitizen scienceco-creationinclusionscientific impactinterdisciplinaritysocial valuemotivation for engagementmethodologyresults sharingunpredictable group dynamicsemotional aspects