I want to measure societal impacts of my initiative…
...by assessing its impact on experience and efficacy

Aggregate indicator title

Experience and efficacy 


Personal gains in terms of experiences gained and efficacy of the time spent for participation




Quantitative & Qualitative

Primary/Secondary data

Primary & Secondary data

Source of data

Primary: Participants

Secondary: Publicly available data sources e.g. project deliverables and publications

Time series

Not specified 

Unit of measurement (observation)

Absolute values & nominal

Unit of analysis


Analytical level (logic model)

Outcome, impact 

Links with indicators in other domains


Data collection method(s)

Citizen scientists’ self-reports via surveys/questionnaires, focus groups, journaling, public data sources

Data collection item(s)
  • How has participating GROW Observatory inspired and energized you?
  • To what extent is the value created worth the time and effort you spent in this project?
Indicator building
  • Not specified
Availability of data



Moderately resource demanding 


Unclear what personal specific personal gains are being measured

Source of indicator definition

Woods et al. (2019)

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 824711.

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