Open Source Stories: Science of Collective Discovery


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Wednesday, October 24, 2018
12:00pm to 1:00pm

Add to Calendar 2018-10-24 12:00:00 2018-10-24 12:00:00 Fishbowl Forum at the D. H. Hill, Jr. Library


Event Description

The short film, Science of Collective Discovery, is one of Red Hat's newest Open Source Stories. The film highlights how open source hardware and citizen science intersect to empower people to monitor, understand, and protect environmental health. The narrator is Dr. Caren Cooper, NC State faculty member and author of Citizen Science: How Ordinary People Are Changing the Face of Discovery. Following the film, join the discussion with a panel of students, faculty, and community members involved in open source hardware, citizen science, and protecting environmental health.


  • Brett Abramsky and Rachel Rooney, filmmakers (RedHat)
  • Chris Boggs, Ph.D. candidate in Mechanical Engineering (NCSU)
  • Calvin Cupini, Citizen Science Program Manager (Clean Air Carolina)

Moderator: Jean Goodwin, Communication (NCSU)

Contact Information

Karen Ciccone
(919) 515-3946

Admission Information

Free and open to the public.


If you require a disability-related accommodation to participate in this event, please contact Marian Fragola at or 919-513-3481 to arrange services. Early requests are strongly encouraged to allow sufficient time to meet your access needs​.

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