A group of 36 students in Western University's Master of Arts in Journalism class spent three months studying and reporting on citizen science, covering how it emerged and evolved, where it stands now and where it's going.
In This Series
Who needs a fancy lab or degree to create breakthroughs? First in a series.
The ins and outs of citizen science, and why it can't be muzzled. Second in a series.
Citizen Science through the ages. Latest in a series.
For people pushing change, data can be precious. But scientists are unbiased, right?
What does the scientific community think of citizen science projects?
Scientists have too much info to sort. They're asking your help. Latest in our Citizen Science series.
Digging for stories, crowdsourcing data in the age of the amateur. Last in a series.