Citizen Science- Innovation in Open Science, Society and Policy – a new Open Access book seeing contribution from ECOPOTENTIAL research

Citizen Science: Innovation in Open Science, Society and Policyidentifies and explains the role of citizen science within innovation in science and society, and as a vibrant and productive science-policy interface. The scope of this volume is global, geared towards identifying solutions and lessons to be applied across science, practice and policy. The chapters consider the role of citizen science in the context of the wider agenda of open science and open innovation, and discusses progress towards responsible research and innovation, two of the most critical aspects of science today.

One of the co-editors is Aletta Bonn, partner in ECOPOTENTIAL. Aletta is Professor of Ecosystem Services at the Friedrich Schiller University of Jena and Head of Department at the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ within the German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) Halle-Jena-Leipzig.

Hecker, S., Haklay, M., Bowser, A., Makuch, Z., Vogel, J. & Bonn, A. (2018) Citizen Science – Innovation in Open Science, Society and Policy. UCL Press, London.