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Citizen Science and Crowd Science

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"Citizen science and crowd science (CS) projects involve members of the public who participate in response to an open call and who can perform a broad range of research tasks. Scholars using the citizen science lens focus on the fact that many participants do not have formal scientific training ..." – By Marion K. Poetz and Henry Sauermann

The Harms and Crimes Against Plant Species

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"In the 21st century, the socio-environmental crisis is not limited to the quantitative analysis of the biophysical conditions on a global or sub-global scale. Individual species are directly affected by the “dynamics of the Anthropocene”:climate change, extreme weather events...." – By Esteban Morelle-Hungría and Pablo Serra

What's New to the OREs

In May 2024, 99 full new articles and 11 revised articles, spread across 23 subjects, have been published on the Oxford Research Encyclopedias platform.

Find out more about the newest discipline to be added: the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Food Studies.

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On January 30, after a successful free period during development, the Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Physics has been made available via subscription and perpetual access to libraries and institutions worldwide.

Browse all ORE physics articles

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MAY 22, 2024

What’s New: May 2024

In May 2024, 99 full new articles and 11 revised articles, spread across 23 subjects, have been published on the Oxford Research Encyclopedias platform.

APRIL 17, 2024

What’s New: April 2024

In April 2024, 102 full new articles and 4 revised articles, spread across 23 subjects, have been published on the Oxford Research Encylopedias platform.

MARCH 20, 2024

What’s New: March 2024

In March 2024, 81 full new articles, 1 revised, and 4 summary articles, spread across 20 subjects, have been published on the Oxford Research Encyclopedias platform.