The main objectives of the training school were to prepare the trainees to understand the main aspects of spatial data quality, experience the pros and cons of the available tools to collect and edit OpenStreetMap (OSM) data (by using both image interpretation and in the field experience), use available tools to help identify data quality issues and errors in existing OSM data, and subsequently how to fix these problems and learn how to organize and structure OSM mapping events which supports the collection of high-quality data.
Claudia Göbel proposes a framework of examination for how Citizen Science and other types of participatory research should form a more prominent part of the much needed cultural change in knowledge institutions. This is to complement the many reforms already underway in other areas of Open Science & Scholarship.
The objective of the STSM was to examine the alignment of the monitoring process of the project BiblioLab - Science in Action with an open framework for evaluating citizen science activities developed by the Centre for Social Innovation (ZSI - Vienna, Austria), and to identify a set of indicators for articulating its impact assessment.
The EU-Citizen.Science project will establish a community hub for high quality citizen science exchange and learning in order to consolidate and centralise the citizen science knowledge base in Europe. For more information about the project please read the information in the Annex.