Survey on motivations of citizen scientists

31. May 2021 Citizen ScienceResearcher
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The interaction between personality traits, participation in citizen science activities and personal motivation will be investigated.

The German Aerospace Center (Department of Citizen Science at the Institute of Data Science) surveys which motivations inspire Citizen Scientists to participate in Citizen Science projects. The study is divided into three parts:

  • Questions about personality
  • Evaluation of five projects according to different aspects
  • Motivations and obstacles of participants in Citizen Science projects

The survey takes about 20 minutes to complete.

To the survey