Tell me and I will forget;
Show me and I may remember;
Involve me and I will understand.
We take this proverb to heart because it illustrates so perfectly the impact of incorporating citizen science into your research. Nothing connects people to science like an opportunity to get directly involved.
Teaming up with the public is an opportunity to showcase the people, technologies, and techniques behind your work. But we'll work with you to go a step beyond and provide your citizen scientists with user-friendly tools that empower them to make meaningful contributions while learning new concepts.
Every research project is an opportunity to help increase scientific literacy. When you combine educational opportunities with increased academic productivity, everybody wins.