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Refine Protocols: Overview


The question so often asked about volunteer-based research is, "how good are the data?" Every scientific study, volunteer-based or not, should address this concern in the same way: by designing and refining protocols and data forms that facilitate accurate data collection. Here are resources for reaching this goal, which can also provide the most rewarding experience for volunteers.


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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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