In 2019, UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) funded 28 Citizen Science Exploration Grant (CSEG) projects. This was part of its ongoing work to explore how researchers can work with diverse groups to participate with, and collaborate in, the research and innovation process – and to test opportunities for building citizen science methodologies into research.

This report sheds light on the practical and conceptual issues around citizen science approaches, contributes to knowledge about citizen science as a research method, and makes a number of recommendations for future research and funding design.

Institute for Community Studies Peer research

Posted on: 14 August 2022 Authors: Siân Whyte,


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