Exploring the impact of Planet Hunters: key findings
19 February 2020
Public Engagement - case study
Dr. Annaleise Depper (Evaluation Officer, Public Engagement with Research) at the University of Oxford shares the results and findings from an evaluation of Planet Hunters conducted in 2019.
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Enter the Zooniverse: An interactive light installation
2 January 2020
The popular citizen science project, Galaxy Zoo, went super-sized at this year’s Oxford Christmas Light Festival (Friday 15 – Saturday 16 November 2019). Crowds of visitors to the vibrant annual seasonal celebration got a taste of the astronomical by helping researchers describe hundreds of images of galaxies, projected at massive scale onto to the buildings in Bonn Square. Here is a taste of the project.
Congratulations to Enriching Engagement Grants Awardees
9 January 2020
The first awardees of the University of Oxford’s Enriching Engagement funding scheme have now been announced, and includes "Prof. Chris Lintott (PI) and Dr. Helen Spiers (project lead), Scribbling for Science in Schools: Taking Authentic Research into Schools with the Zooniverse".
Public Engagement with Research Seed Fund 2019/20 - project list now available
18 February 2020
The list of project summaries for this year's PER Seed Fund projects are now available - 23 projects were funded in total, seven from MPLS researchers. Take a look, for inspiration and ideas.