hen we are preoccupied with the system such as the government decides policies, business organizations commercialize new technology, universities teach expert knowledge to their students, and only  journalists  explain things to the public, most of the social problems that relates to science and technology is really difficult to solve.

It is partly because the proactive role played by ordinary citizens is considered less serious in science and technology communications.

How ordinary citizen can access technical knowledge that lies in the field of science and technology and utilize it in the practice to problem solving?

I would like to  consider  this  aspect exemplifying  the  activities  of  "CISJ"  in which I myself as an author of this report also serve as a representative of  it.

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Towards practical utilization of expert knowledge by ordinal citizens

Akifumi Ueda   Citizen Science Initiative Japan

hen we are preoccupied with the system such as the government decides policies, business organizations commercialize new technology, universities teach expert knowledge to their students, and only  journalists  explain things to the public, most of the social problems that relates to science and technology is really difficult to solve.

It is partly because the proactive role played by ordinary citizens is considered less serious in science and technology communications.

How ordinary citizen can access technical knowledge that lies in the field of science and technology and utilize it in the practice to problem solving?

I would like to  consider  this  aspect exemplifying  the  activities  of  "CISJ"  in which I myself as an author of this report also serve as a representative of  it.

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