CSI-COP Framework for Engaging Citizen Scientists

    Project: Research

    Project Details


    This deliverable presents a framework for the optimum method of applying ECSA’s (European Citizen Science Association) ten principles of citizen science engagement for quality assurance in ethical and inclusive citizen science engagement in the CSI-COP project for the purposes of investigating the extent of online tracking.

    Layman's description

    Best approach to engage a diverse cohort of volunteers to collaborate as citizen scientists investigating cookies in websites and Android apps

    Key findings

    Methodology for CSI-COP project: free, accessible informal education and practical training delivered through workshops (including virtual due to covid-19) and a MOOC.
    Short titleCSI-COP Framework
    AcronymD2.3 [D12]
    Effective start/end date1/01/2030/06/22

    Collaborative partners

    • Coventry University
    • University of Patras
    • Association of Hungarian Women in Science
    • Tilburg University
    • University of Oulu
    • Bar-Ilan University
    • Czech Technical University in Prague (lead)
    • Universitat de Barcelona


    • Android devices
    • apps
    • citizen science
    • cookies
    • data protection
    • digital divide
    • diversity
    • ethics
    • general data protection regulation
    • GDPR
    • human rights
    • inclusivity
    • online tracking
    • ePrivacy
    • Privacy
    • tracking


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