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Ever wanted to create a citizen science project to aid your research and engage with the public? Now's your chance to find out how it's done - direct from the Zooniverse team, a hugely popular citizen science platform based here in Oxford.

This series of talks and workshops will explore the theory, practise and application of Citizen Science. After
the launch event, run three workshops to provide training and support to MPLS researchers will be run, covering
all aspects of implementing an online citizen science project through the Zooniverse platform.

Each event is designed to be standalone. Training is free, simply email to register for your place.

Launch Event


Oxford’s Zooniverse; Working with the Crowd

Date: Friday 4th May 2018
Time: 16:00 – 17:30, followed by a drinks reception

Location: Oxford Martin School, 34 Broad St, Oxford OX1 3BD

Talks:

Planets, Penguins and People: Lessons from a decade of citizen science

Professor Chris Lintott, University of Oxford

Citizen science at London’s Natural History Museum: from earthworms and seaweeds to
microbial DNA and 19th Century specimens

Dr John Tweddle, Natural History Museum

Workshop 1

An introduction to designing and deploying a citizen science project with the Zooniverse
Facilitator: Dr Grant Miller, University of Oxford, Zooniverse Communications Lead
Date: Wednesday 9th May 2018
Time: 14:00 – 17:00
Location: Department of Astrophysics, Denys Wilkinson Building, OX1 3RH
For registration contact: Tracey Greyvenstein

Workshop 2

How to sustain your volunteer community when leading a citizen science project
Facilitator: Dr Grant Miller, University of Oxford, Zooniverse Communications Lead
Date: Tuesday 22nd May 2018
Time: 14:00 – 17:00
Location: Department of Astrophysics, Denys Wilkinson Building, OX1 3RH
For registration contact: Tracey Greyvenstein

Workshop 3

Analysing your citizen science project data
Facilitator: Professor Chris Lintott, University of Oxford,
Date: Thursday 31st May 2018
Time: 14:00 – 17:00
Location: Department of Astrophysics, Denys Wilkinson Building, OX1 3RH
For registration contact: Tracey Greyvenstein