Giving citizen scientists a voice improves engagement in initiatives.

Published online
26 Nov 2020
Content type
Journal article
Journal title
People and Nature

Author(s)
MacLeod, C. J. & Scott, K.

Publication language
English
Location
New Zealand

Abstract

This paper explores the mechanisms for improving participant and public engagement with citizen science results, using the New Zealand Garden Bird Survey (NZGBS) as a case study. It investigates how citizen science can apply democratic processes to be more responsive, while drawing on insights from behaviour change frameworks to facilitate a purposeful design.

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