Essays about: "Citizen Science"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 81 essays containing the words Citizen Science.

  1. 1. Individen – medborgare eller konsument?

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Statsvetenskapliga institutionen

    Author : Nina Morby; [2019]
    Keywords : Globalism; individualism; consumer society; political consumption; media portrayal; konsumtionssamhälle; politisk konsumtion; medias porträttering; idealtypsanalys; Law and Political Science;

    Abstract : The aim of this essay is to explain which conditions may lay behind the emergence of the political consumer, focusing on globalization, individualism and the increase of consumerism as a result of the rise of global political issues such as climate change. Thereafter, the portrayal of this transition will be investigated in Swedish media by comparing debate articles considering environmental and climate issues, with a time difference of three decades. READ MORE

  2. 2. Towards a citizen-driven low-carbon energy transition: Exploring the potential for collective investment schemes in community renewable energy in Europe to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

    University essay from Lunds universitet/LUCSUS

    Author : Cristian Pons-Seres; [2019]
    Keywords : community renewable energy; energy transition; collective investment; greenhouse gas emissions; sustainability science; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The European Union’s (EU) ‘market-oriented’ approach to renewable energy development risks undermining the ability of individual citizens to meaningfully contribute to, and benefit from, a decentralised, localised, and decarbonised energy system. In spite of the EU’s ambition to involve local communities for co-driving a low-carbon energy transition, there is no comprehensive analysis uncovering the extent to which citizen participation can meaningfully contribute to decarbonise Europe’s energy system within an increasingly limited timeframe demanding drastic cuts in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions at an accelerated pace. READ MORE

  3. 3. Cultivating cultural citizenship : acclimatize and the role of creative practices in digital, participatory art exhibitions dealing with climate change

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Medie- och kommunikationsvetenskap

    Author : Lina Lockean; [2019]
    Keywords : Climate change; Participatory art; Media; Communication; Environmental Communication; Digital media; Participation; Audience research; Environmental humanities; Environmental science; Cultural communication; Civic culture; Museum studies; Social Sciences;

    Abstract : The master thesis ‘Cultivating Cultural Citizenship - Acclimatize and the role of creative practices in digital participatory art exhibitions dealing with climate change’ studies Moderna Museet Stockholm’s (The Stockholm Museum of Modern Art) exhibition “Acclimatize” by conducting a multi-method qualitative case study aimed at holistically understanding what role creative practices in a museum setting can play in the climate change discourse. It investigates how digital participation can cultivate cultural citizenship by creatively practicing civic identity, and through accessibility and inclusiveness, open up alternative routes into the climate change conversation. READ MORE

  4. 4. SUPPORT, CONNECT, AND ORGANIZE. Exploring moderator roles in citizen science discussion forums.

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Institutionen för pedagogik, kommunikation och lärande

    Author : Frauke Rohden; [2018-07-04]
    Keywords : moderator roles; online forums; citizen science; virtual organizations;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to explore how moderators act in the online discussion forums of two big citizen science projects, Galaxy Zoo and Foldit, and to find out which roles and influences moderators might have in these projects.... READ MORE

  5. 5. Local and regional factors correlating with long term population change in Gentianella campestris

    University essay from Linköpings universitet/Biologi

    Author : Zandra Löfqvist; [2018]
    Keywords : Connectivity; fragmentation; Gentianella campestris; field gentian; semi-natural grasslands; spatial analyses; population change; citizen science; Konnektivitet; fragmentering; Fältgentiana; ängs- och hagmarker; spatiala analyser;

    Abstract : The decrease of semi-natural grasslands in Europe during the last decade has made several previously common species rare or declining in numbers. One of these species is the endangered field gentian Gentianella campestris, which has been proposed as an important indicator species for semi-natural grasslands. READ MORE