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Discussion forum

Share your thoughts and learn from others in conversations aimed to advance this field.

Discussion forum is pleased to now offer a forum for important discussions about citizen science, volunteer monitoring, and other initiatives involving public participation in scientific research (PPSR).

In March, 2011, we pilot-tested the forum as part of an initiative exploring PPSR and conservation. Hundreds of thoughtful and provocative comments were posted, and we have just reopened these threads for your contributions.

Now the forum is growing to cover more topics and reach more participants. New questions will be posted on a monthly basis, with individuals from across the field of PPSR leading discussions.

To start: If you could hear ideas from others in this field about any one topic, what topic would that be?

We look forward to your insights!

Citizen science, volunteer monitoring, participatory action research... this site supports organizers of all initiatives where public participants are involved in scientific research.

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