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A summary of our project can be downloaded from here.


a) Ethnography

Semi structured interviews Status
Database and software designers Complete
Data gatherers Complete
Data users Complete
Focus groups Complete


b) Analysis

Transcription of interviews Complete
Transcription of focus groups Complete
Analysis with Atlas-ti Complete


c) Dissemination

Conferences and Presentations Attended on
British Ecological Society Hertfordshire 5-7 September 2005
Social Sciences for Biodworksop Segovia- Spain 22 September
National Federation for Biological Recording Edinburgh 7-8 November
National Biodiversiy Network Conference. London 18 November

c) Publications

We are planning to publish:

  • a booklet for policy makers, software designers, naturalists and general public interested by the end of July 2006.
  • two scientific papers to be submitted in journals related with conservation, society and technology issues by December 2006.



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