A day to celebrate all that is the Zooniverse in the beautiful Park Building of the University of Portsmouth. Register for Tickets via Eventbrite.
Preliminary schedule of the day:
Saturday 13th September 2014
10.00-10.30am: Arrive, socialise (with coffee)
10.30-11.30 am: Talks: What’s new in the Zoo… and what’s the plan for the day…
11.30-12.30pm: Wikiathon to improve coverage of Citizen Science on Wikipedia
12.30-2.00pm: Lunch (time to walk to Gunwharf/Dockyard if nice weather)
2.00-3.30pm: More wikiathon/astrodome sessions
3.30-4.00pm: Feedback and closing of the day
4.00pm: Go to a pub by the sea…
Members of Zooniverse science teams will be attending (details TBC), as will members of the VOLCROWE project exploring the user/ Zooite volunteer motivation for participating within the Zooniverse. Attendees may be invited to participate in interviews about their experiences volunteering for Zooniverse projects as part of the VOLCROWE study (optional), and should also be aware that the Wiki building event will be observed and recorded for VOLCROWE.
Dr. Karen Masters (Portsmouth; Project Scientist for Galaxy Zoo)
Dr. Anita Greenhill (Manchester; VOLCROWE Project)
Dr. Kate Holmes (Manchester/Leeds; VOLCROWE Project)