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Michael Strähle & Christine Urban / Wissenschaftsladen Wien - Science Shop Vienna are giving a presentation related to their work in CS Track at...

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Characteristics of Citizen Science webinar on 27 May

ECSA and EU-Citizen.Science are co-hosting a webinar about the recently published ‘Characteristics of citizen science’. This document...

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Let’s talk about Citizen Science….

Let’s talk about Citizen Science….

Michael Strähle & Christine Urban / Wissenschaftsladen Wien - Science Shop Vienna are giving a presentation related to their work in CS Track at the 2020 edition of the EASST/4S conference. The title of this fully online conference is "Locating and Timing Matters:...

EC Report summarises the impact of Citizen Science projects

EC Report summarises the impact of Citizen Science projects

The recently published report Citizen Science and Citizen Engagement - Achievements in Horizon 2020 and recommendations on the way forward provides an excellent snapshot of European Commission funded efforts in the area of Citizen Science. Written by Colombe Warin and...

Launch of REINFORCE web platform to stimulate community engagement

Launch of REINFORCE web platform to stimulate community engagement

The REINFORCE project (Research Infrastructures FOR Citizens in Europe), supported by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 SWAFS programme, has launched its new fully-developed website. This platform offers a user-friendly browsing experience for the project’s target...

Lets talk about learning and education in Citizen Science

Lets talk about learning and education in Citizen Science

The recording and other materials generated by the recent webinar initiated by members of the ECSA working group on “Learning and Education in Citizen Science” and the Citizen Science COST Action are now available here. Facilitated by the EU-Citizen.Science project,...

WeObserve project launches Open Data Challenge

WeObserve project launches Open Data Challenge

The ultimate goal of the WeObserve Challenge is to find new approaches and solutions to respond to environmental challenges through open citizen-science datasets, as well as to produce applications and services and showcase citizen science data for public benefit. The...

Characteristics of Citizen Science webinar on 27 May

Characteristics of Citizen Science webinar on 27 May

ECSA and EU-Citizen.Science are co-hosting a webinar about the recently published ‘Characteristics of citizen science’. This document is the output of a community-based effort to outline what can be characterized as citizen science. Led by members of...

Conference on Citizen Science decade in support of SDG

Conference on Citizen Science decade in support of SDG

As part of the German EU Council Presidency, the Museum for Naturkunde in Berlin will host a conference on Citizen Science and the Sustainable Development Goals in autumn. The conference, entitled A citizen science decade (2020-2030) in support to the Sustainable...

Hard work these online meetings!

Hard work these online meetings!

At certain moments during our two and a half day CS Track partner meeting held online from 4-6 May, we were 25 people from all over Europe discussing the progress of the project --- and it was hard work! but we made it and managed to cover an in-depth programme of...

What exactly is Citizen Science?

What exactly is Citizen Science?

ECSA and EU.citizen-science have launched the “ECSA Characteristics of Citizen Science” – a foundation document to define the parameters of activities that can be called Citizen Science. This document aimed at providing some set criteria for citizen science, whose...

Citizen Science and Sustainability Transitions

Citizen Science and Sustainability Transitions

A recently published paper on Science Direct discusses how citizen science can help addressing Sustainability Transitions (STs). The authors propose three pathways through which citizen science could support STs, based on the premise that any transition is...

EU vs Virus Hackathon

EU vs Virus Hackathon

Between April 24 and 26, the European Commission hosted a pan-European hackathon to collectively address 20 imminent coronavirus challenges. The objective was to connect civil society, innovatiors, partners and investors across Europe to develop innovative solutions...

GRECO launches the Generation Solar app

GRECO launches the Generation Solar app

The web-version of the citizen science Generation Solar app has just been launched. The GRECO project has developed this tool to research innovative photovoltaic solutions using open science and citizen science. We invite everyone to explore Generation Solar to be...

PLOS ONE moderates a dialogue on citizen science methodologies

PLOS ONE moderates a dialogue on citizen science methodologies

On April 2, PLOS ONE moderated a Twitter chat on citizen science (CS) methodologies. The dialogue brought together CS practitioners and stakeholders to cover questions on the standardisation of CS projects, the quality of data submitted by citizen scientists,...

EU-Citizen.Science Platform launched

EU-Citizen.Science Platform launched

The new EU-Citizen.Science digital platform for anyone interested in citizen science has just been launched. It gathers best practice resources from the community for initiating, planning and executing citizen science projects, and showcases a wide range of citizen...

ECSA Conference postponed to 6-9 September

ECSA Conference postponed to 6-9 September

The European conference for citizen and participatory science 2020 (ECSA) which was to have taken place in Trieste, Italy has been postponed to 6-9 September, the conference will still take place in Trieste. You can find out more here.

CitSci2021 Conference, Phoenix, Arizona, USA 25-29 May 2021

CitSci2021 Conference, Phoenix, Arizona, USA 25-29 May 2021

The biennial CitSci conference brings attention to cutting-edge and evidence-based practices from many contexts, and connects people from across those contexts to highlight areas of innovation, share ideas and insights, and forge stronger relationships and practices...

ECSITE Conference 2020, Ljubliana, Slovakia 11 – 13 June 2020

ECSITE Conference 2020, Ljubliana, Slovakia 11 – 13 June 2020

The 2020 Ecsite Conference, hosted by the Kersnikova Institute will take place in Ljubljana, Slovenia, from 11-13 June 2020. The conference programme includes three days of conference sessions, two days of pre-conference workshops and a busy networking and social...

ECSA Conference 2020, Trieste, Italy 24-26 May 2020

ECSA Conference 2020, Trieste, Italy 24-26 May 2020

The annual European conference for citizen and participatory science takes place in Trieste, Italy from 24 to 26 May. Entitled ‘Encounters in Citizen Science”this event will focus on junctures in science: between scientists and citizens; between East and West; between...

Invitation to join survey into defining citizen science

Invitation to join survey into defining citizen science

EU-Citizen.Science and the European Citizen Science Association are trying to develop a short briefing that can be used by research funders, policy bodies, and scientists, to decide which activities, and under which conditions, should be considered to be citizen...

CS Track gets off to a bright start in Leuven

CS Track gets off to a bright start in Leuven

The CS Track team finally got the chance to meet one another face-to-face to work on project planning in Leuven on 9-10 December 2019. This meeting was hosted by partner ATiT in Martin’s Klooster in Leuven and turned out to be quite an intensive meeting. It included...

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