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Recommendations for Task Design [article]

Neal Reeves
2021 Zenodo  
A separated, slightly updated and more detailed version of the recommendations developed and described in D 5.2 (Final Guidelines for Task Design). This document is intended as a tool within the ACTION toolkit and will be iterated on and developed further as final insights are gathered through additional deliverables.
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4545802 fatcat:krbd37j675brbig74eahef3cgi

Final Guidelines for Task Design

Neal Reeves
2021 Zenodo  
This deliverable presents final guidelines on task design, building on earlier deliverable 5.1. We present high level recommendations from citizen science and scientific crowdsourcing administrators. We also present research conducted by the ACTION consortium on the topic of task design.
doi:10.5281/zenodo.4544280 fatcat:jhwpgj5x4zhsfc4c4omzn7oooa

D3.1 - Call Definition: Round 1

Neal Reeves
2019 Zenodo  
This document outlines the outputs and preparations made for the open call process¨ including call documentation and definition¨ the submission platform¨ the relationship with applicants and the application selection process
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3885707 fatcat:gzixdg2sgfgvvgrnrawbq5d7ju

D 5.1 - Initial Guidelines for Task Design

Neal Reeves, Irene Celino, Gloria Re Calegari
2020 Zenodo  
However, analyses of existing projects have identified short-term projects or initiatives with differing characteristics and design and management needs (Curtis, 2018; Reeves et al, 2018) .  ...  phenomenon by assigning assets at random and removing the option for volunteers to choose which images they classify --a method which has been re-used in a number of other citizen science projects (Reeves  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3885522 fatcat:oxx5wld5ubhv5obxd6n6652m6e

D6.5 - Policy brief on citizen science mainstreaming

Igno Notermans, Madeleine Cléa Montanari, Annelli Janssen, Katharina Hölscher, Antonella Passani, Neal Reeves, Gefion Thuermer
2022 Zenodo  
This document provides two sets of recommendations. First, it provides recommendations for the mainstreaming of citizen science for policymakers, policy workers, citizen science actors, and scientists, in this way capturing the broader policy ecosystem within which citizen science initiatives are embedded. We provide both, (1) specific recommendations specific to five EU countries: Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Spain & UK; and (2) general recommendations on themes that emerged from the
more » ... ions across those five countries. These recommendations have been developed through an iterative and co-creative process that involved policymakers, policy workers, citizen science actors, and scientists in interviews and masterclasses, next to document review. Second, it provides recommendations for the facilitation and delivery of citizen science projects - specifically focusing on increasing their economic impact. These recommendations are based on the insights and experiences gained from running the ACTION project including a citizen science accelerator programme.
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6346311 fatcat:jj4edk5djnchrn4ixxg4pqxgrm

D 5.6 - Initial analysis and guidelines of incentives and motivation within citizen science

Neal Reeves, Irene Celino, Gloria Re Calegari
2021 Zenodo  
et al., 2017; Reeves et al, 2018) .  ...  , 2017; Reeves and Simperl, 2019) .  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.5553723 fatcat:pvflwym7ibhrjkjbus2xvokznm

Is Virtual Citizen Science A Game?

Elena Simperl, Neal Reeves, Chris Phethean, Todd Lynes, Ramine Tinati
2018 ACM Transactions on Social Computing  
Alternatively, players may be assigned roles based on previous behaviour and achievements, allowing access to new tools or opportunities for contribution [Reeves et al. 2017] .  ...  assigned for performance-contingent reasons as in EyeWire, where high accuracy and point scores are rewarded, or simply for exceeding a set threshold of contributions, as in the Notes from Nature project [Reeves  ... 
doi:10.1145/3209960 fatcat:squjzu4qsjgkzkuv22otzk4qeq

D5.7 - Final analysis and guidelines of incentives and motivation within citizen science

Eddy Maddalena, Neal Reeves, Ilaria Baroni, Gloria Re Calegari, Annelli Janssen, Esteban Gonzalez
2022 Zenodo  
The study reported in this chapter is the follow up of the study described in chapter 3 of Deliverable 5.6 (Reeves et al., 2021) .  ...  ., Reeves, N., Baroni, I., Re Calegari, G., Janssen, A., and González Guardia, E. (2022) , Final analysis and guidelines of incentives and motivation within citizen science D5.7 Final analysis and guidelines  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6346344 fatcat:oze5wvltkjbf7l7xxexstr4wua

Use of Salmonella phage P22 for transduction in Escherichia coli

B L Neal, P K Brown, P R Reeves
1993 Journal of Bacteriology  
A cosmid (pPR1347) carrying both the rfb gene cluster and the rfc gene of a Salmonella group B serovar has been constructed; Escherichia coli K-12 strains carrying this cosmid produce long-chain O antigen, are sensitive to phage P22, and can be transduced by P22. Some of the benefits of P22 transduction are now available for studying E. coli and potentially other genera.
doi:10.1128/jb.175.21.7115-7118.1993 pmid:8226656 pmcid:PMC206843 fatcat:cfukrvebarc3ffcc7cisbw54zi

Velocity and acceleration of pressure change in heart and arteries

John J. Neal, William Halpern, T. J. Reeves
1960 Journal of applied physiology  
Velocity and acceleration of pressure change in heart and arteries' JOHN J NEAL, JR.2 WILLIAM HALPERN* AND 1 REEVES University of Alabama Medical School, Birmingham, Alabama r le RELATIVE EASE with which  ...  NEAL, JR., W. HALPERN AND T. J. REEVES in which D = sine wave amplitude (displacement), V = sine wave amplitude (velocity), A = sine wave amplitude (accelera- tion) and f = frequency.  ... 
doi:10.1152/jappl.1960.15.4.747 pmid:14426272 fatcat:4g3s2wvcrzfedfjwlorg75ne4y

Supporting clinical leadership through action: The nurse consultant role

Elizabeth Rosser, Rachael Grey, Deborah Neal, Julie Reeve, Caroline Smith, Janine Valentine
2017 Journal of Clinical Nursing  
Box: What does this paper contribute to the wider global clinical community? • Organisations should invest in clinical leaders' support to maximise outcomes. • External facilitation should enable clinical leaders to maximise their achievements in all four dimensions of their role. • External facilitation and peer support should help clinical leaders recognise the importance of self-leadership and their own potential to influence.
doi:10.1111/jocn.13830 pmid:28397314 fatcat:7xr7tlhk6bgdfdklq26i7foqpy

A high sensitivity refractometer based upon a long period grating Mach–Zehnder interferometer

T. Allsop, R. Reeves, D. J. Webb, I. Bennion, R. Neal
2002 Review of Scientific Instruments  
A low cost interrogation scheme is demonstrated for a refractometer based on an in-line fiber long period grating ͑LPG͒ Mach-Zehnder interferometer. Using this interrogation scheme the minimum detectable change in refractive index of ⌬nϳ1.8ϫ10 Ϫ6 is obtained, which is the highest resolution achieved using a fiber LPG device, and is comparable to precision techniques used in the industry including high performance liquid chromatography and ultraviolet spectroscopy.
doi:10.1063/1.1459093 fatcat:gmtxpjdfzbd7hjfmeothngyyrm

Participatory Science Toolkit Against Pollution [article]

Gefion Thuermer, Neal Reeves, Ilaria Baroni, Damiano Scandolari, Mario Scrocca, Roy van Grunsven, Eddy Maddalena, Elena Simperl, Kat Austen, Franz Hoelker, Sybille Schroer, Sonja Grossberndt (+6 others)
2022 Zenodo  
Reeves & Simperl (2019) found that direct responses to contributions from both the community and involved scientists have a significant impact on how much participants contribute.  ...  Other factors did not support motivation, including being forced to participate, receiving recognition and status due to participation, or regular participation in citizen science (Reeves et al., 2021  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6491234 fatcat:nqicjytqrfdsnjyfz5jeeobqwu

From Crowd to Community

Neal Reeves, Ramine Tinati, Sergej Zerr, Max G. Van Kleek, Elena Simperl
2017 Proceedings of the 2017 ACM Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing - CSCW '17  
Online citizen science projects have been increasingly used in a variety of disciplines and contexts to enable large-scale scientific research. The successes of such projects have encouraged the development of customisable platforms to enable anyone to run their own citizen science project. However, the process of designing and building a citizen science project remains complex, with projects requiring both human computation and social aspects to sustain user motivation and achieve project
more » ... . In this paper, we conduct a systematic survey of 48 citizen science projects to identify common features and functionality. Supported by online community literature, we use structured walkthroughs to identify different mechanisms used to encourage volunteer contributions across four dimensions: task visibility, goals, feedback, and rewards. Our findings contribute to the ongoing discussion on citizen science design and the relationship between community and microtask design for achieving successful outcomes.
doi:10.1145/2998181.2998302 fatcat:myfv4eqyu5abde2lnkq4ljzcnu

Academic Proficiency in Children After Early Congenital Heart Disease Surgery

Sarah B. Mulkey, Christopher J. Swearingen, Maria S. Melguizo, Rachel N. Reeves, Jacob A. Rowell, Neal Gibson, Greg Holland, Adnan T. Bhutta, Jeffrey R. Kaiser
2013 Pediatric Cardiology  
Children with early surgery for congenital heart disease (CHD) are known to have impaired neurodevelopment; their performance on school-age achievement tests and their need for special education remains largely unexplored. The study aimed to determine predictors of academic achievement at school-age and placement in special education services among early CHD surgery survivors. Children with CHD surgery at <1 year of age from 1/1/1998─12/31/2003 at the Arkansas Children's Hospital were
more » ... . Out-of-state births and infants with known genetic and/or neurologic conditions were excluded. Infants were matched to an Arkansas Department of Education database containing standardized assessments at early school-age and special education codes. Predictors for achieving proficiency in literacy and mathematics and the receipt of special education were determined. 256 children who attended Arkansas public schools and had surgery as infants were included; 77.7% had either school-age achievement-test scores or special education codes of mental retardation or multiple disabilities. Scores on achievement tests for these children were 7-13% lower than Arkansas students (p<0.01). They had an 8-fold increase in the receipt of special education due to multiple disabilities (OR 10.66, 95% CI 4.23─22.35) or mental retardation (OR 4.96, 95% CI 2.6─8.64). Surgery after the neonatal period was associated with reduced literacy proficiency and cardiopulmonary bypass during the first surgery was associated with reduced mathematics proficiency. Children who had early CHD surgery were less proficient on standardized school assessments and many received special education. This is concerning since achievement-test scores at school-age are "real-world" predictors of long-term outcomes.
doi:10.1007/s00246-013-0781-6 pmid:24000004 pmcid:PMC3946912 fatcat:ziqdkuhltbhadhxddcjfifdkk4
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