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Alternative funding for research and citizen science initiatives

Rockethub (similar to kickstarter) is being used by scientists (including people involved in participatory science) as a means to fund research. Examples of science projects seeking funding include:

  • Fish in the Flint River (Alabama)
  • Research Cooperative: Support for Better Science Communication
  • Leaders of Science
  • Ocean Discovery Institute: Raise a Dollar for a Science Scholar
  • LabScene
  • Computing for the Advancement of Science
  • Quake Tower: Seismic Sensors
  • Crowd-sourced health studies
  • Sex and the Salamander Down on the Farm
  • Shaake Mission (YorkU)
  • Viara Solar Power and Hydroponics Project
  • The Helix Bioscience Institute (HBI)
  • Book on Functional Analysis
  • Invasive Seagrass
  • ...

For more information on how to set up a project on Rockethub please visit their website at