Centre for Studies in Science Policy
School of Social Sciences, JNU
Invited you to a Talk on
Citizen Science: Stopgap Research or the Way Forward
Dr Asani Bhaduri (Assistant Professor, Cluster Innovation Centre, University of Delhi)
Held on Wednesday, 7th February 2018 at CSSP, SSS-1, JNU
Abstract: Citizen Science (CS) projects have created more than a buzz in the past few years, especially in the world of web. Is CS the future of Science or a part of the milieu or complete waste of time? This presentation will deal with some of these aspects citing examples from different fields. A special emphasize on Citizen Science projects of India and how Social Citizen Science can emerge as a new field.
About the Speaker: Dr. Asani Bhaduri is an Assistant Professor, at the Cluster Innovation Centre, in University of Delhi. He was awarded PhD in microbiology from Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology (CSIR-IGIB) and University of Delhi in 2014. In his own words he describes himself as an "impact-free researcher, non-directional traveller, practice-skipping violinist, SLR-less photographer, discerning Omni-reader, forgetful phytologist, benign birder, penniless numismatist, philanthropic philatelist, poorest art-collector, grown-up toy-accumulator, long short(e)mail writer, contradictory agnostic, and pessimistic humanist".