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    Partner Offer from Research Center on Alpine Ecosystems in France

    Published on 29 February 2016
    Author: Denise Erpen, National Contact Point SwafS

    They are looking for a consortium in order to prepare a proposal to participate in SwafS calls with focus on citizen science.

    The CREA is a research NGO based in Chamonix Mont Blanc (France) with two missions:

    • research on alpine ecology
    • knowledge transfer to various publics on ecology and scientific education

    They public ranges from decision makers (land planners and local authorities) to school pupils, to individuals and protected areas.

    Potential contribution to the project:

    • The goal is to innovate and reflect on experience of citizen science, to tackle new ways of engaging various public on science and ecology.
    • How non-academic institutions can be active in research, based on a 20-year unusualexperience of conducting research in an NGO (in parallel with science education and ecologysensitization).

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