Open Citizen Science Project: What We Have Learned

Co-organized workshop - Nordic Open Science and Research Forum 2016

Presentation of a report on Open Citizen Science (Open Knowledge Finland), with discussion on implications, possibilities and implementation.

Date and time: Wed 23 Nov 2016, 9:30 - 12:30 (Coffee and Poster exhibition starting at 8:30 a.m. at Metropolia main building, 4th floor, Juhlasali).
Venue: Main building of Metropolia University of Applied Sciences, Bulevardi 31, Helsinki, Finland. Room P310, 3rd floor.
Audience: Government officials, citizen science stakeholders, such as NGOs, research management actors, scientists and science communicators.
Registration: The final day for registration was November 8th.
Organizer: Open Knowledge Finland

This event was part of the Nordic Open Science and Research Forum 2016.

Content: During autumn 2016 the Open Citizen Science Project mapped out Finnish citizen science stakeholders and research infrastructures. A set of recommendations for fostering and promoting open citizen science were co-developed with the stakeholders. The aim of this event was to present and discuss the projects results.


9.30  Open Citizen Science Project and Stakeholder Recommendations, Project Manager Heidi Laine (presentation slides)

10.00 Observations and Recommendations on Infrastructure and Research Environments, Adviser Konsta Happonen (presentation slides)

10.30 Discussion with stakeholder perspective from Susanna Ånäs (Wikimedia and Micro History Wiki Project) (presentation slides)

10.50 Ten minute break
11.00 Stakeholder View (in Finnish): Kotuksen paikannimitietokanta ja joukkoistamisen mahdollisuudet, erityisasiantuntija Toni Suutari (presentation slides)

11.30 Stakeholder View (in Finnish): Kansalaishavainnot ympäristön tilan seurannassa, Envibase-hanke ja JHS-valmistelu, erikoissuunnittelija Timo Pyhälahti (presentation slides)

12.00 Open Discussion

12.30 Closing

More information

Project Manager Heidi Laine,
Tel. +358 (0) 40 513 95 93
Twitter: @heidiklaine
Open Knowledge Finland / Open Citizen Science Project