Citizen Science

What is Citizen Science? Citizen science is broadly the concept of involving the public in scientific research. This could be small-scale community-driven research or international efforts to spot trends in species distribution. This is an effective method as it utilises the talent of citizens whilst also involving them in important environmental research. Case Study –... Continue Reading →

Comics

What are comics? ‘Comics’ is a catch-all term to refer to anything created for a comedic purpose. This could be in the form of illustrated strips with an amusing narrative or an animated short film with the aim of being funny. By smuggling in serious points about social issues, comedy is a very effective method... Continue Reading →

Apps

What are apps? The word ‘app’ is short for ‘mobile application’ which is a computer program designed to run on a mobile device like a smart phone, tablet or smartwatch. Apps are now a mainstay of the smartphone world and can be downloaded on all smartphone platforms (Apple, Android, Google Play). Smartphones are increasingly common... Continue Reading →

Case Study – Youth4PublicTransport Global Transport Hackathon Montreal 2017

Youth For Public Transport (Y4PT) Foundation, with the support of the International Association of Public Transport (UITP) aims to promote the organization of local transport hackathons around the world. By combining the “best of boundless human creativity and the benefits of current information and communications technologies” in collaborative environments, the Y4PT aims to advance the... Continue Reading →

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