Citizen Science: Theory and Practice is an open-access, peer-reviewed journal published by Ubiquity Press on behalf of the Citizen Science Association. The journal focuses on advancing the global field of citizen science by providing a venue for citizen science researchers and practitioners to share best practices in conceiving, developing, implementing, evaluating, and sustaining projects that facilitate public participation in scientific endeavors in any discipline. Authors include scientists, educators, community organizers, information technologists, conservation biologists, evaluators, land-use planners, and more. Readers include anyone interested in understanding and improving practice of the growing citizen science field. As an open-access journal no fees are charged to view any part of the journal, which is supported by nominal author’s fees.
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Posted on 24 Feb 2021
We are pleased to announce that Muki Haklay has agreed to be Associate Editor-in-Chief of Citizen Science: Theory and Practice.
Muki is a Professor of Geographical Information Science at University College London and co-director of the Extreme Citizen Science (ExCiteS) research group. Muki is widely published, and he is an experienced member of our journal Editorial Board. Muki joined the Editorial Board shortly after the journal was launched.
One more exciting fact about Muki is that he is co-editor and author of a new book entitled Geographic Citizen Science Design: No One Left Behind that will be published in February 2021.
We are very fortunate to have Muki as Associate Editor-in-Chief. Welcome Muki!
Posted on 09 Oct 2020