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Exploring the role of innovation in citizen science

Citizen science is work undertaken by educators and scientists together with citizen communities to advance science, foster a broad scientific mentality, and/or encourage democratic engagement; allowing people in society to... Read more

Earthwatch at 50: Alex Liu

Earthwatch at 50: Alex Liu's story Alex Liu, a lecturer in palaeontology and sedimentology at the University of Cambridge, doesn’t usually anticipate tears in his lectures. But there’s one slide... Read more

Earthwatch at 50: Lynda Thompson

Earthwatch at 50: Lynda Thompson's story Lynda Thompson first became aware of Earthwatch when she was working for an outdoor activity company near Ullswater in Cumbria. She cut out the... Read more

Earthwatch at 50: Rima Chai

Earthwatch at 50: Rima Chai's story Rima Chai, AKA ‘Tyre Lady’, started dragging her signature tyre as part of a gruelling training regime for a polar expedition in 2006. When... Read more

Earthwatch at 50: Helena Sims

Earthwatch at 50: Helena Sims' story In 2009, Helena Sims became one of the first recipients of the new Earthwatch Shulman Awards, created by conservationist Neville Shulman CBE. Helena realised... Read more

Earthwatch at 50: Jon Moulton

Earthwatch at 50: Jon Moulton's story How does a Venture Capitalist find himself studying Climate Change at the edge of the Arctic? This is where Jon Moulton found himself in 2009... Read more

Earthwatch at 50: Adrian Bland

Earthwatch at 50: Adrian Bland's story Adrian has been on a number of Earthwatch expeditions and is always keen to learn new skills and have new experiences. During an Earthwatch... Read more

Earthwatch at 50: Frances Buckel

Earthwatch at 50: Frances Buckel's story Frances Buckel was looking for a new challenge when she heard about the Earthwatch Millennium Fellowship in 2001. After successfully winning a fellowship place... Read more

Earthwatch at 50: Muriel Rogers

Earthwatch at 50: Muriel Rogers' story After losing her first husband, Muriel Rogers was at a crossroads in her life. It was a moment of awe standing on a glacier... Read more

Earthwatch at 50: Amanda Bergin

Earthwatch at 50: Amanda Bergin's story When Amanda moved away from her country roots to work for an insurance company in the City, she became increasingly aware of environmental change and... Read more

Earthwatch at 50: John Gimlette

Earthwatch at 50: John Gimlette's story In 1999, acclaimed travel author John Gimlette won a place on Earthwatch's Australian Platypus expedition after winning a travel writing competition in Wanderlust. John... Read more
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