Special collection on citizen science in higher education published

Special collection on citizen science in higher education published

Citizen Science: Theory and Practice journal has just released a new special collection on citizen science in Higher Education. This special collection explores the ways both online and field-based citizen science can be integrated in higher education as a tool for...

EU report on open science & societal engagement in research

EU report on open science & societal engagement in research

The EU Commission has recently published a new report entitled "Enabling open science and societal engagement in research". This report presents insights and recommendations from a workshop held on 1 July 2021 attended by beneficiaries of the Science with and for...

What SDG is the most popular among the CS community on Twitter?

What SDG is the most popular among the CS community on Twitter?

Our colleagues David Roldán-álvarez, Fernando Martínez-Martínez, Estefanía Martín from URJC have recently published an article "Understanding Discussions of Citizen Science Around Sustainable Development Goals in Twitter" in the IEEE Xplore journal. This paper...

CS Track workshop participants learn how to use analytics workbench

CS Track workshop participants learn how to use analytics workbench

On Tuesday 16 November the CS Track team ran a workshop about a web-based tool called the analytics workbench that can be used to collect information about citizen science projects. This tool was developed by project partner RIAS. 22 participants from 10 different...

Citizen Science Handbook published

Citizen Science Handbook published

The community of Citizen Science practitioners in Zurich, including researchers at the University of Zurich and ETH Zurich, and citizens have just published their Citizen Science Handbook. It is a practical guide on how to successfully design and run co-created...

EUHubs4Data’s survey to help map citizen engagment

EUHubs4Data’s survey to help map citizen engagment

EUHubs4Data is a EU-funded project that will build a European federation of Data Innovation Hubs and connect them with data incubators and platforms, SME networks, AI communities, skills and training organisations and open data repositories. Project partners are...

1 in 5 citizen science projects are multidisciplinary

1 in 5 citizen science projects are multidisciplinary

Citizen science has a foundation in traditional fields of science such as biology that remain strong today. However, based on the initial results of an international survey that began early 2021 by the CS Track team, it was discovered that 20% of citizen science...

The main motivation for taking part in CS activities is…

The main motivation for taking part in CS activities is…

Although citizen science projects take on a variety of forms and scales, the motivation of those behind the scenes are similar. In fact, the CS Track team has learned from an ongoing survey that began this year that the interest in a particular theme or topic, being...

Citizen Science Podcast

Citizen Science Podcast

Citizen Science: Stories of Science We Can All Do Together. is a podcast from SciStarter. This show spotlights the many different ways that individuals and communities are exploring and changing the world around them through public participation in science. Episodes...

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