Please note: we are a platform for people-powered research, not a company or non-profit.
How is Zooniverse funded?
Much of the Zooniverse’s funding comes through grants, as well as institutional support from Oxford, Adler, and UMN. Please consider making a tax-deductible donation to the Adler Planetarium.
How does Zooniverse count as volunteering?
First of all, everyone who contributes to a Zooniverse project is a volunteer! We have a wonderful, global community who help us do what we do. The main ways of volunteering with us are helping us with classifications on data, being a beta tester on projects we’ve yet to launch, and being a moderator for a project.
Is Zooniverse free?
Zooniverse, the leading online citizen science platform with 1.5 million registered users and over 45 active projects, recently released its DIY Project Builder which enables anyone to create their own Zooniverse project for free.
Does Zooniverse give volunteer hours?
Over the past week a number of students and organizations have reached out to us to see if Zooniverse participation can fulfill volunteering/service hour requirements for graduation, scholarships, etc. The short answer is — Yes!
Can I put Zooniverse on my resume?
Fulfilling Service Hour Requirements through Zooniverse. Over the past week a number of students and organizations have reached out to us to see if Zooniverse participation can fulfill volunteering/service hour requirements for graduation, scholarships, etc. The short answer is — Yes!
Does citizen science count as volunteering?
He notes that although neither citizen science nor volunteering are clearly defined, the key characteristics of both are that participants are “unpaid, acting on free will, and acting to benefit others” (p. 138).
How do I delete my Zooniverse account?
To remove your account, visit https://signin.zooniverse.org/profile.