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Citizen Science

22 May 2023 - 45 mins
Podcast Series Documentary on Newstalk

Across Ireland, people are doing exciting and important science, even though they didn’t train as scientists. They are documenting sightings of birds and insects, of lizards and newts. They are playing games that improve our understanding of the human mind, mapping meteors across our solar system, and testing the water in our rivers and streams. They are even helping unearth our history at archaeological dig sites. In this programme, we explore the field of ‘citizen science’, we find out about the projects people are contributing to, and we discover how it is improving our understanding of science.

Citizen Science, was produced by Shaun & Maurice (aka science communicator Shaun O'Boyle and...

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