First name: 
Mike
Surname: 
Sharples
Please select your type of occupation: 
Researcher
Organizational affiliation: 
The Open University
How are you performing research on Citizen Science, taking part in Citizen Science activities and/or supporting Citizen Science?: 
Design-based research into the development and evaluation of citizen inquiry platforms
Name of Citizen Science Project: 
nQuire-it
Project URL: 
www.nquire-it.org
Organization running the project: 
The Open University
Brief description of project: 
Citizen Inquiry communities support citizen participation in science, involving people in planning and implementing their own investigations, supported and guided by online systems and tools within an inquiry environment, while collaborating with science experts and non-experts.