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Edith Law helping lead the way in Citizen Science & Crowdsourcing at CRCS

December 20, 2013

As featured in Harvard Magazine ("Popular Science", Jan-Feb 2014), CRCS fellow Edith Law is helping lead the way in CRCS's efforts to develop crowdsourcing technologies that could enable large-scale citizen science initiatives. In particular, Edith is "developing an online citizen-science platform called Curio (www.crowdcurio.com) to crowdsource research tasks. (She plans to launch it this spring.)"

Applications now closed for 2014-2015 CRCS Postdoctoral Fellows and Visiting Scholars

December 13, 2013

Following the December 13th deadline, CRCS is no longer accepting applications for its Postdoctoral Fellows and Visiting Scholars Programs for the 2014-2015 academic year. Thank you to everyone who submitted an application this year. CRCS will be reviewing the applications in the near future, and will contact applicants in the spring.

Crowdsourcing science at CRCS: Harvard researchers envision a "World Wide Lab" for citizen science

November 14, 2013

During a special CRCS panel discussion on "Taking Research Out Into The Wild", CRCS faculty member Krzysztof Gajos and CRCS fellow Edith Law, along with Laura Germine and Katharina Reinecke, spoke about their successful efforts in crowdsourcing science and the promising future of citizen science in general.