The power of citizen science

Citizen science is the involvement of the public in scientific research – whether community-driven research or global investigations. The Citizen Science Association unites expertise from educators, scientists, data managers, and others to power citizen science. Join us, and help speed innovation by sharing insights across disciplines.

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CSA Board members, meeting at AGU Headquarters in Washington, DC, Sept 8-9 2016.
Moving Forward

Monthly Letter from Greg Newman (the CSA Board Chair) to all CSA members… September 15, 2016 • Fort Collins, Colorado The Citizen Science Association is moving forward. Revitalized through the new […]

The new reference database about Citizen Science

We are happy to announce a new reference database for citizen science. It includes a list of more than 2,400 citations, including journal articles, reports, books, and guides. This curated list, […]

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Be flexible and adaptive – New York Hall of Science

Having a flexible structure for a project is necessary for engaging different participants with different levels of familiarity, interest, trust, confidence, and skill with scientific investigation. Providing a variety of ways […]

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