Organizing Community Science Programs to Benefit Volunteers and Visitors while Advancing Science (Poster Presentation)

Sunday, September 30, 2018: 10:15 AM-11:30 AM
Exhibit Halls AB (Connecticut Convention Center)
Session Leader:
Nicole Garneau, Curator and Department Chair, Health Sciences, Denver Museum of Nature & Science

Community scientists (also known as “citizen scientists”) volunteering in museum-based scientific research can be utilized in capacities broader than that of just data-gatherers. Find out how one large museum organizes and supports broader participation by volunteers in laboratory-based biological studies of genetics and discover the benefits to science, the community, scientists, and museum guests.

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