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The Latest Blog Posts from the Citizen Science Association:

 


Data & Metadata: Working Group Report and Future Outlook

Posted on: January 15, 2018

Cross-posted from the Wilson Center’s Science & Technology Innovation Program blog, previewing a report by members of the Citizen Science Association’s Data & Metadata Working Group. With the growth of citizen […]

AAAS Colloquium on Citizen Science, CSA Director’s Remarks
Category: Blog, News

Posted on: January 12, 2018

From remarks by CSA’s Interim Executive Director, Jennifer Shirk, at the  AAAS Citizen Science Colloquium (9 JAN 2018). Ordinarily I like to focus on achievements and successes, in part because there […]

2017 CSA Top Ten Year in Review
Category: Blog, News

Posted on: December 28, 2017

2017 was a year of major milestones for CSA – here is our Top-10 run-down (in calendar order). 1. Paid Membership Without removing any previously-existing benefits for all members, we piloted […]

Local Actions, Global Connections: Advancing Citizen Science with UN-Environment (UNEP)
Category: Blog, News

Posted on: December 27, 2017

One billion people engaged in citizen science by 2020. This bold goal was part of a Global Vision Statement presented at the Science Policy Business Forum for the Environment, which preceded […]

A book list for citizen science enthusiasts
Category: Blog, News

Posted on: December 19, 2017

Curious about citizen science and want to read more? Excited about trying out citizen science with youth and looking for activities? Deeply involved and want to learn more on specific topics […]

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Building transparency into CSA

Posted on: December 15, 2017

Post by CSA Treasurer, Anne Bowser – – – The Citizen Science Association is an open community of researchers, practitioners, and others who seek to advance the field, and over the […]

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Webinar: Journals and the Culture of the Peer Review Process
Category: Blog, Journal, News

Posted on: December 13, 2017

Even for people working at academic institutions, the journal peer-review process can be a bit of a black box. In this free webinar, Rick Bonney – Editor-in-Chief of CSA’s journal Citizen […]

Can citizen science make us healthier?

Posted on: December 7, 2017

This guest post by Dr. Lea den Broeder summarizes a recent article published in CSA’s journal, Citizen Science: Theory & Practice. A direct link to the full article can be found […]

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The One-Year Trial is Over: Please Tell Us What You Think

Posted on: December 5, 2017

The CSA Board of Directors would like input, from all connected with the Citizen Science Association, on CSA’s membership structure. As a young organization, CSA has been striving to fulfil our […]

On growing pains and a growing field

Posted on: November 28, 2017

From the Director’s desk (Jennifer Shirk, Interim Executive Director): When the Internet starts to critique citizen science, we know this field has truly come into its own. Several provocative articles over […]