REINFORCE

The REINFORCE project (Research Infrastructures FOR Citizens in Europe) aims to engage and support citizens to cooperate with researchers and actively contribute in the development of new knowledge for the needs of science and society.

GOALS

Citizens engagement to contribute to online frontier science

Creation of an active community of citizens who actively participate in scientific endeavors

Introduction of Responsible R&I in frontier Citizen Science Landscape

Impact assessment of frontier citizen science in science and society

Creation of a policy roadmap for other large RI willing to implement citizen science projects

Explore the potential of frontier citizen science for inclusion and diversity

Zooniverse is known as the world’s largest platform for online citizen science, allowing researchers across Europe and beyond to build and run their own projects without requiring software development expertise, at the same time giving participants the chance to focus on skills development, playing a full role in scientific exploration.

NEWS & EVENTS

Scaling up Citizen Science

The recent technology advancements have significantly contributed to facilitating access to infor

The Citizen Engagement and Deliberative Democracy Festival is an annual event organised by the European Commission's Joint Research Centre in the framework of the EU Community of Practice on Citizen Engagement.

On the 6th of October, the 2020 Nobel Prize in Physics awarded with Roger Penrose, Reinhard Genzel and Andrea Ghez for their work to understand black holes.