Recent Publications




Ponti, M., Kloetzer, L., Ostermann, F.O., Miller, G., & Schade, S. (2020, November 10). Can’t we all just get along? Citizen scientists interacting with algorithms. Presented at the European Citizen Science Association (ECSA), Trieste: Zenodo.

Micheli, M., Ponti, M. Craglia, M., & Suman Berti, A. (2020). Emerging models of data governance in the age of datafication. Big Data & Society. Blog post:  Full-text article:

Beck, S., Bergenholtz, C., Bogers, M., [and 44 others, including Ponti, M.]. (Forthcoming). The open innovation in science research field: a collaborative conceptualisation approach. Industry and Innovation, Special Issue on Open Innovation in Science. Taylor & Francis Online.

Franzen, M., Kloetzer, L., Ponti, M., Trojan, J., and Vicens, J. (Forthcoming). Machine learning in citizen science: promises and implications. In Vohland, K., Land, A., Ceccaroni, L., Perreló, J., Ponti, M., Samson, R., Wagenknecht, K., and Lemmens, R. (Eds). The Science of Citizen Science.Final Book of the COST Action CA15212. Open access publication. Springer Nature: Switzerland. Preprint: Article version

Vohland, K., Land, A., Ceccaroni, L., Perreló, J., Ponti, M., Samson, R., Wagenknecht, K., and Lemmens, R. (Eds). The Science of Citizen Science. Final Book of the COST Action CA15212. To be published in 2020. 

Vohland, K., Sauermann, H., Antoniou, V., Balazs, B., Göbel, C., Karatzas, K., Mooney, P., Perelló, J., Ponti, M., Samson, R., & Winter, S. (2020).  Citizen science and sustainability transitions. Research Policy, 49(5). Available at:

Díaz, C., Ponti, M., Haikka, P., Basaiawmoit, R., & Sherson, J. (2019). More than data gatherers: exploring player experience in a citizen science game. Quality and User Experience, 5(1). Available at:

Brovelli, M.A., Ponti, M., Schade, S., & Solis, P. (2020). Citizen Science in Support of Digital Earth. In Guo, H. D., Goodchild, M. F. & Annoni, A. (Eds.), Manual of Digital Earth (pp. 593-622). Springer Verlag: Singapore.

Skarlatidou, A., Ponti, M., Sprinks, J., Haklay, M., Nold, C., & Kanjo, E. (Eds.). (2019). Guest Editorial on Special Issue: User Experience of Digital Technologies in Citizen Science. Journal of Science Communication.

Policy Work

Ponti M. and Craglia M. Citizen-generated data for public policy, European Commission, Ispra, 2020 JRC120231. Ponti_JRC report Final. (A shorter version of this completion report will be published in a chapter included in the final book of the Digitranscope Project: DigiTranScope: The governance of  the digitally-transformed society).

Micheli, M., Ponti, M., Luitjens, S., Scholten, H., and Craglia, M. (2019). Connecting Policy Developers and Decision Makers with the Digitranscope Experiments. Brief report of the Workshop, JRC Conference and Workshop Report. European Commission.

Ponti, M., Micheli, M., Scholten, H., & Craglia, M. (2019). Internet of Things: Implications for Governance. 4th Workshop of the Digitranscope Project. JRC Conference and Workshop Report. European Commission, 2019,  JRC117130.

Micheli, M., Blakemore, M., Ponti, M., Scholten, H. & Craglia, M. (eds.). (2018). The Governance of Data in a Digitally Transformed European Society. 2nd Workshop of the DigiTranScope Project. JRC Conference and Workshop Report. European Commission, 2018, JRC114711.

Schade, S., & Ponti, M. (2019). Exploring the Interplay between Human Learning and Machine Learning – The Citizen Science Perspective. Mission Report. Workshop organised by the JRC work packages DigiTranScope, CSData and HUMAINT, in collaboration with the COST Action Citizen Science to promote creativity, scientific literacy, and innovation throughout Europe. JRC Seville, Spain.


Alena Seredko, Anna Jia Gander, & Marisa Ponti. (2021, January 14). Heteromation in Citizen Science: The Division of Labor Between Citizens, Experts, and Machines (Version 1.0). Zenodo.


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