Francois Grey

Legitimising citizen cyberscience


So, what's the big idea?

Francois is passionate about advancing Open Science, specifically Citizen Cyberscience. Citizen cyberscience is a collective term for a diverse, grass-roots movement that is enabling ordinary citizens to participate in real scientific research thanks to the Web.

Citizen cyberscience is social networking with a purpose. It turns science education into a highly motivating participative activity.

Francois Grey's flash grant nominations

Twice a year we award a number of small grants to a collection of social change agents, no strings attached, in support of their work. We call these Flash Grants and recipients are selected based on nominations from our Fellows. Each award is worth $5,000.

Male
Yasser Ansari
www.projectnoah.org/
Female
ElsaMarie D'Silva
www.elsamariedsilva.com/
Female
Ines Knaepper
theport.ch/
Male
Sean Auriti
www.emrals.com/
Female
Nagarjuna Gadiraju
www.hbcse.tifr.res.in/peo...
Female
Darlene Cavalier
www.scistarter.com/
Female
Liz Barry
publiclab.org/
Female
Margaret Gold
Female
Luping Xu
wiser-u.net/

Spend breakdown

At the heart of our co-investment fellowship model is the principle that Fellows continue to invest in their own ideas. The Foundation amplifies the Fellow’s investment by matching it at least tenfold, along with covering the cost of their time for the year.

The figures you see here do not reflect each Fellow’s fellowship year funding, but rather the funds unlocked within our financial year, as the fellowship years start either March or September and Fellows are not required to spend the available funds proportionately throughout the year.

2011

Fellow contribution: $10,786.48
Our contribution: $207,624.95
Total funds: $218,411.43

2012

Fellow contribution: $5,433.62
Our contribution: $81,224.58
Total funds: $86,658.20

2013

Fellow contribution: $518.06
Our contribution: $4,999.19
Total funds: $5,517.25
People
Marketing
Software
Travel
Infrastructure
Training
Office space
Legal
Total funding to date:
$310,586.88