Zooinverse hosts research projects from institutions across the United States and United Kingdom that students and adults can participate in as citizen scientists. No special training or background is needed and volunteers can participate online on their own schedule Each project contains background information, an overview of the problem the research aims to address, instructions for participating, and a message board to engage with others working on the project(s). Projects on Zooniverse have resulted in new discoveries, datasets useful to the wider research community, and publications. Users must create an account to access the available resources, but registration is free.

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