Mutual Learning Exercise on Citizen Science Initiatives – Policy and Practice. First Topic Report: Introduction and Overview on Citizen Science: Horizon Europe policy support facility

« This report provides background information on the Mutual Learning Exercise on Citizen Science. It is written with a science policy audience in mind and provides an introduction and details of the modus operandi for the MLE. The report first provides a brief overview of the activities that are part of the field of citizen science. It then covers the available information about participation, and the place of citizen science within the wider context of public engagement with science, including an analysis of Special Eurobarometer 516. The report also looks at definitions, typologies, and best practice guidelines. Finally, it looks at the place of citizen science within European R&I funding programmes. (…) »

source >, European Commission, Directorate-General for Research and Innovation, Haklay, M., Mutual learning exercise on citizen science initiatives : policy and practice. First topic report, Introduction and overview of citizen science : Horizon Europe policy support facility, 2022,