Category Archives: Lectures

Lecture in Dordrecht

  Finally I gave a lecture for the stargazers in lovely Dordrecht! I say ‘finally’, because I think my Dutch Galaxy Zoo pals Arie and Jan (from Astroblogs) had already mentioned this when I met them back in the beginning of the Zoo. It took for André to ask me again on the Achterhoek weekend […]

Lecture in Bussloo

Remember that Night we paid the observatory in Bussloo a surprise visit? And that they had invited us back to do a lecture session? Well that took place last night and it was a lot of fun. I think I may have given one of my best talks yet about the Voorwerp and Steven filled […]

Citizen Science in Brussels

Thanks to the world wide web (again), I learned about this conference in Brussels about citizen science (especially in Belgium and the Netherlands). The ‘young academy’ organising this already had a lot interesting speakers and they also planned to have a landscape, or market, where scientists and ambassadors could show their projects. This is where […]

Symposium ‘Open Access: the new beginning?’

Pictures taken by myself, except where stated otherwise.  Last month I was invited to speak at this symposium ‘Open Access: the new beginning?’ in Amsterdam, for which I prepared a talk on how open access the Zooniverse is. Of course I explained why I was there, as a citizen scientist (and how I became a […]

Talking in Kohlscheid

  A while ago I was asked to speak in Kohlscheid, for Ericsson. Apparently, the company organises meetings to inspire their employees and they thought the story of the Zooniverse and my discovery through it, would do that. So I took the green tour bus to Germany (I love how I learn about new places) […]