This report is a summary report from the first session of webinars by EIE WG and YouCount held inautumn 2021 that will continue in autumn 2023. The webinars were initially planned as one workshop with youths and stakeholders but were changed to digital webinars due to the pandemic. A final report will be submitted in 2023.
This deliverable presents an early methodological framework for the hands-on youth citizen social science (Y-CSS) study, describing our plans for data collection and analysis which remain under development, including the YouCount App toolkit that will be piloted in Spring 2022.
This report describes the conceptual framework for youth involved in citizen social science in the YouCount project. Moreover, the report presents the use of citizen social science as a mean for social innovation, highlights the dialogical framework for co-creative youth citizen social science, explores the conceptual and methodological framework for evaluation of the outcomes, and discusses ethical considerations and risk mitigation strategies when conducting youth involved citizen social science.
This project report presents the Internet list of stakeholders to be part of a CSS (citizen social science) network and established link to relevant CS (citizen science) projects and organizations. The deliverable has been developed under Workpackage 1 Task 1.1. Identification and mobilising of stakeholders at the European and international levels. This task is aimed at establishing a multilevel platform of stakeholders and seeks to link up YouCount to other CS-related projects.
The report shortly describes the establishment of collaboration with the local data protection office/ethical approval institutions and the Safety and Ethics Board (SEB) as well as procedures and status of formal ethics approvals of the multiple case-and evaluation studies according to General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and national regulations.
The YouCount evaluation design is a multi-method approach that spans across the whole duration of the project in WP4. It is therefore current work in progress, as some methods only just have been implemented and will be analyzed in the future. The deliverable aims at making the research design, as well as the current stand of the evaluative studies, transparent and publicly available. This happens in the spirit of open science, with the goal of doing “Science for and with Society”. Hereby outlined is the theoretical design, the way of carrying it out, and the current stand of each study implementation in the overall project.
This deliverable provides a sample of open data from the YouCount project concerning social inclusion from the research and innovation activities in WP2 (multiple case studies) and WP3 (social inclusion). The sample includes research outputs in terms of case posters from a multiple case study of ten cases within the field of youth citizen social sciences, qualitative data concerning youths’ views on social inclusion and data from the co-creative innovation process of the YouCount App Toolkit.
This 'Project Identity Guidelines' has been created to assist all partners involved in the YouCount project. It provides an overview of the elements that make up the YouCount identity system and presents guidelines for working with them. Through notes and examples, it demonstrates how these elements can be combined to communicate a consistent identity that represents the YouCount project.
The project leaflet is one of the main communication activities within WP5, Dissemination, exploitation and communication which seeks to design and implement an effective and targeted communication and dissemination strategy as expressed in the Dissemination, Exploitation and Communication (DEC) Plan.
It will establish the means to encourage partners to identify their participation in the planned activities. Therefore, the main objective of this deliverable is to set out the strategy to report on the participation of the planned events to monitor the dissemination activities linked to these events and make sure that it happens along the lines of the DEC Plan.
Based on the overall strategy described in the Document of Action (DoA), the Dissemination, Exploitation, and Communication (DEC) plan will be developed to ensure stakeholder engagement at multiple levels. It will draw on the networks, communication channels, and vehicles of the Partners represented in the consortium, aligning with the activities they organize, including the Advisory Board (AB) and European Citizen Science Association (ECSA).
This data management plan (DMP) outlines what data will be collected; how research data will be handled during the project and after finalization; what methodology and standards will be used; whether and how this data will be shared and/or made open; and how the data will be curated and preserved. The DMP is a living document that will be updated throughout the project period as the project evolves.
This deliverable provides a more detailed description of the criteria and procedures that will be used to identify and recruit participants for the project. In particular, it specifies the standards and procedures for the recruitment and consent of young citizen scientists, who will fill the roles of both research participants and researchers.
The YouCount project is a large project with a substantial number of participants that requires proper knowledge management and knowledge transfer throughout the project period and beyond. This intellectual property rights (IPR) plan aims to support good conduct regarding intellectual property (IP) in the project.
This deliverable stems from the work that has been implemented under WP1 “Developing framework and stakeholder mobilisation”. It includes results developed by the YouCount project under the tasks Task 1.2: Develop a conceptual framework for co-creative Y-CSS, Task 1.3: Develop a conceptual framework for CSS as social innovation, Task 1.4: Design and instigate a dialogical framework for co-creative CSS, Task 1.5: Develop data collection framework for multiple case study, including the Spotteron ICT platform. This deliverable is aimed at providing recommendations for EU on how to foster youth social inclusion through citizen science.