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Citizen science: citizens as researchers

Research projects like Icarus and the Animal Tracker app involve lay people in giving animals a future. Project manager Martin Wikelski from the Max Planck Institute of Animal Behaviour explains how it works.

The Jane of all trades of research

Interdisciplinary research has long been viewed critically by many. Our guest author Aruna Dhathathreyan has worked interdisciplinary her whole career. Here, she reports on the challenges she faced – and explains why this has motivated her to work hard to create her own ‘identity’.