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Bring in the Crowds – Advancing Science with Citizens and Machines

ESMT Berlin | Henry Sauermann

ESMT Open Lecture with Henry Sauermann, Professor of Strategy, ESMT Berlin.

Scientists are increasingly involving the general public in research projects, typically in data collection and data analysis. Besides scientific wins, these so-called “crowd science” projects can accomplish other goals, such as increasing scientific literacy and steering science towards pressing public needs.

In this ESMT Open Lecture, Henry Sauermann, professor of strategy, will discuss two frontiers in crowd science. First, Prof. Sauermann will share recent research on how citizens contribute to the formulation of research questions. What do we gain from citizen involvement in conceptual rather than empirical stage of research? Second, Prof. Sauermann will discuss new uses of Artificial Intelligence to complement (and sometimes replace) citizens in crowd science. What are the implications for the scale and efficiency of projects – and for the democratizing potential of crowd science?

PUBLIC TALK VIA LIVESTREAM AND ON-SITE AT ESMT BERLIN. PLEASE REGISTER.

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ESMT Berlin
Schlossplatz 1
Berlin, Berlin 10178 Germany
+4930212311661

Henry Sauermann joined ESMT Berlin in May 2017. He is the first holder of the ESMT Chair in Entrepreneurship. Since January 2018 Henry has been the Director of the Institute for Endowment Management and Entrepreneurial Finance (IFEE). Previously he was an associate professor of strategy and innovation and the PhD Coordinator at the Scheller College of Business at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

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