7. Panel on ‘citizen science’ and new social media, Jarvis, Lancastle, McLain, Pearce (Circling the Square I)
From Andrew Gibson
The session includes presentations on how different social media communities debate and re-interpret scientific findings, a case study of the IPCC, an introduction to a student-led project to bring greater pluralism into economics teaching, discussion of opportunities and challenges for cross-disciplinary communication, and consideration of how researchers can use social media to promote their work, as well as learn lessons from crowd-sourced scientific research projects.
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