Scientist: Cristina Luis

Cristina Luis ESMH ScientistDr Cristina Luís holds a PhD in Biology from the University of Lisbon. She develops her scientific activity in the areas of history of citizen science, science communication and history of horse domestication, having coordinated and participated in numerous research and promotion of scientific culture projects. She is the author of several scientific publications in international journals, books and book chapters, and promotes the dissemination of science and natural heritage. She is an integrated member of the Interuniversity Center for the History of Science and Technology (CIUHCT), and assistant researcher at the Faculty of Sciences, University of Lisbon, where she is also a professor in the area of science communication.

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A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Dr Cristina Luís about citizen science

Interview with Dr Cristina Luís, professor in science communication at University of Lisbon. She is part of the NEWSERA project, which aims to use citizen science to improve science communication. Why are you focussing on citizen science projects for NEWSERA? Cristina Luís: We will be dealing with citizen science and science communication, how they interact ...

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Citizen science meets science communication

An ambitious new project aims to develop new ways of communicating about science through the growing army of people volunteering their time to take part in research.