Dr Jessica Wardlaw

Dr Jessica Wardlaw

Citizen Science Programme Developer

Department: Life Sciences
Division: LS Angela Marmont Centre
Phone: 0207 942 5188

Summary

Dr Jessica Wardlaw is Citizen Science Programme Developer at the Natural History Museum (NHM) in London. At the NHM she builds on six years’ experience as a citizen science researcher and practitioner to develop citizen science projects to investigate key questions concerning current and future UK biodiversity, and open up NHM’s collections for research. Jessica is active within international citizen science networks, through which the NHM Citizen Science team support practitioners with products, services and resources. Her particular interest is in how citizen science can create advocates for the planet, engage and involve the widest possible audience, as well as support the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Qualifications

Degrees

Engineering Doctorate, UCL, UK

MA (Oxon), University of Oxford, UK, 2001 - 2004

Employment history

Academic

Research Fellow, University of Nottingham, UK, 2015 - 2019

Fellowships

Industrial Fellowship from the Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851, University College London, London, United Kingdom, 2010 - 2012.

Publications

Fraisl D, Campbell J, See L, Wehn U, Wardlaw J, Gold M, Moorthy I, Arias R, Piera J, Oliver JL, Masó J, Penker M, Fritz S (2020) Mapping citizen science contributions to the UN sustainable development goals. Sustainability Science, 15 (6) : 1735 - 1751. doi: 10.1007/s11625-020-00833-7

Houghton R, Sprinks J, Wardlaw J, Bamford S, Marsh S (2019) A sociotechnical system approach to virtual citizen science: an application of BS ISO 27500:2016. Journal of Science Communication, 18 (01) : A01 - A01. doi: 10.22323/2.18010201

Wardlaw J, Sprinks J, Houghton R, Muller J-P, Sidiropoulos P, Bamford S, Marsh S (2018) Comparing experts and novices in Martian surface feature change detection and identification. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 64 : 354 - 364. doi: 10.1016/j.jag.2017.05.014

Haklay M, Mazumdar S, Wardlaw J (2018) Citizen Science for observing and understanding the Earth, In: Earth Observation Open Science and Innovation, Mathieu P-P, Aubrecht C (Eds). Springer :

Foody G, Ling F, Boyd D, Li X, Wardlaw J (null) Earth Observation and Machine Learning to Meet Sustainable Development Goal 8.7: Mapping Sites Associated with Slavery from Space. Remote Sensing, 11 (3) : 266 - 266. doi: 10.3390/rs11030266

Introduction

Summary

Dr Jessica Wardlaw is Citizen Science Programme Developer at the Natural History Museum (NHM) in London. At the NHM she builds on six years’ experience as a citizen science researcher and practitioner to develop citizen science projects to investigate key questions concerning current and future UK biodiversity, and open up NHM’s collections for research. Jessica is active within international citizen science networks, through which the NHM Citizen Science team support practitioners with products, services and resources. Her particular interest is in how citizen science can create advocates for the planet, engage and involve the widest possible audience, as well as support the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Qualifications

Degrees

Engineering Doctorate, UCL, UK

MA (Oxon), University of Oxford, UK, 2001 - 2004

Employment history

Academic

Research Fellow, University of Nottingham, UK, 2015 - 2019

Professional activities

Fellowships

Industrial Fellowship from the Royal Commission for the Exhibition of 1851, University College London, London, United Kingdom, 2010 - 2012.

Publications

Publications

Fraisl D, Campbell J, See L, Wehn U, Wardlaw J, Gold M, Moorthy I, Arias R, Piera J, Oliver JL, Masó J, Penker M, Fritz S (2020) Mapping citizen science contributions to the UN sustainable development goals. Sustainability Science, 15 (6) : 1735 - 1751. doi: 10.1007/s11625-020-00833-7

Houghton R, Sprinks J, Wardlaw J, Bamford S, Marsh S (2019) A sociotechnical system approach to virtual citizen science: an application of BS ISO 27500:2016. Journal of Science Communication, 18 (01) : A01 - A01. doi: 10.22323/2.18010201

Wardlaw J, Sprinks J, Houghton R, Muller J-P, Sidiropoulos P, Bamford S, Marsh S (2018) Comparing experts and novices in Martian surface feature change detection and identification. International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation, 64 : 354 - 364. doi: 10.1016/j.jag.2017.05.014

Haklay M, Mazumdar S, Wardlaw J (2018) Citizen Science for observing and understanding the Earth, In: Earth Observation Open Science and Innovation, Mathieu P-P, Aubrecht C (Eds). Springer :

Foody G, Ling F, Boyd D, Li X, Wardlaw J (null) Earth Observation and Machine Learning to Meet Sustainable Development Goal 8.7: Mapping Sites Associated with Slavery from Space. Remote Sensing, 11 (3) : 266 - 266. doi: 10.3390/rs11030266