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Citizen Science: Case Studies with UCD Involvement

This guide provides case studies, resources and information on relevant events to support UCD staff, researchers, academics and students interested in citizen science.

Citizen Science Case Studies with UCD Involvement

Network for insect vectors in Ireland (NetVec Ireland)

UCD Team: The project is co-ordinated by Dr Annetta Zintl, UCD School of Veterinary Science. Working with the project are UCD PhD Researchers Angela Valcarcel and Thomas Curran. For information about collecting mosquito larvae (May to October 2024) and recording the findings click on the image below: 


  Citizen Rural: Digital Data for Participatory Democracy in Remote Places

UCD Team: The project is led by Dr Karen Keaveney, UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science. Co-PI is Assoc. Prof. Ainhoa Gonzalez Del Campo, UCD School of Geography. The Post-Doctoral Researcher is Dr Adwoa Serwaa Ofori, based in the UCD School of Agriculture and Food Science.

                        Improving the Smart Control of Air Pollution in Europe

UCD Team: Professor Francesco Pilla, School of Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy 

   Smart Deer Ireland 

UCD Team: Simone Ciuti, Virginia Morera-Pujol, Maarten Nieuwenhuis and Kilian J Murphy. From UCD School of Biology & Environmental Science and School of Agriculture & Food Science

    Mapping Green Dublin includes The Dublin Tree Map Project

UCD Team: Dr Gerald Mills and Dr Tine Ningal, School of Geography

 The Coastal City Living Lab (CCLLs) is part of the SCORE project and includes a network of 10 coastal city ‘living labs’ that will involve citizens in providing prototype coastal city early-warning systems.

UCD Team for the Dublin CCLL : Dr Chiara Cocco, UCD School of Architecture, Planning and Environmental Policy

    Preservation by Record of Ireland’s Shell Middens

UCD Team: Dr Rory Connolly and Martin Mouchero, UCD School of Archaeology

  MammalNet-Ireland - the goal is to connect the different mammal stakeholders across the whole island of Ireland, helping to catalogue Irish mammalian biodiversity. It is under the Mammal Web umbrella project.

UCD Team: Dr Simone Ciuti, School of Biology and Environmental Science