Citizen Science Reporters (CSR) is a collaboration between the South East Asia Community Observatory (SEACO) and local NGO, Citizen Journalists Malaysia (CJMy). The group runs workshops to teach community members how to film and edit video documentaries using a smart phone and the videos explore health issues faced by the community.

Caption: Shot and edited by Navin Kumar Perianen, Pravda Studio and produced by Maran Perianen, Citizen Journalists Malaysia (CJMy). The SEACO Citizen Science Reporter (CSR) is an initiative of the South East Asian Community Observatory (SEACO), Monash University (Malaysia and Australia). This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

The project aims to:

  • Develop a framework and resources for delivering this kind of project
  • Train 45-60 community member as citizen science reporters
  • Build capacity in the area
  • Inform SEACO’s work

Download a presentation exploring the project aims and challenges. [PDF 2480KB].

Credit: Pascale Allotey.

This resource came out of the 2016 Wellcome Trust Art of Health: exploring creative engagement with health Research workshop. Visit the workshop page on Mesh for more resources like this plus information on the workshop and its outcomes.

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