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The Latest Blog Posts from the Citizen Science Association:

 


Interview with Nolan Doesken, CSA Board Member & CoCoRaHS Director

Posted on: October 8, 2015

Meet Nolan Doesken, Founder and Director of the Community Collaborative Rain Hail and Snow Network (CoCoRaHS), Colorado’s State Climatologist, and member of the inaugural Citizen Science Association Board of Directors.

Announcing Citizen Science Today

Posted on: October 6, 2015

We’re excited to share news from our colleagues at the Zooniverse on the launch of the online journal Citizen Science Today (CST) – a publication made possible by PressForward complementary to the forthcoming CSA’s journal.

Interview with Davis Masten: Quantified Self Labs

Posted on: October 6, 2015

Profile of Davis Masten, Co-Chair of the President’s Circle of the National Academies and Chair of the Advisory Board of Quantified Self Labs.

Interview with Kyle Cavanaugh: Floating Forests

Posted on: October 1, 2015

The recent White House Citizen Science Forum, “Open Science and Innovation: Of the People, By the People, For the People” showcased the work of many amazing people whose work we consider […]

CSA reviews proposed Crowdsourcing and Citizen Science Act

Posted on: October 1, 2015

On Sept. 30th, 2015, at events celebrating citizen science at the White House, the Office of Senator Coons introduced the Crowdsourcing and Citizen Science Act of 2015 (CS2). This Bill is […]

Citizen Science Day announced

Posted on: September 30, 2015

In conjunction with the White House forum, “Open Science and Innovation: Of the People, By the People, For the People,” we are pleased to announce efforts of the Citizen Science Association (CSA) to […]

Meet the Board: Kris Stepenuck

Posted on: September 30, 2015

The Citizen Science Association is a new and rapidly growing organization with many new names and faces. Some of those faces are volunteering their time to lead this organization as Board […]

Learning through Citizen Science

Posted on: September 29, 2015

The Education Working Group of the Citizen Science Association is launching a blog series to stimulate conversation and collaboration around how to best support learning objectives in citizen science. This is the first blog of the series.

Citizen science community responds to Nature editorial
Category: Blog, News

Posted on: September 15, 2015

An 18 August 2015 editorial in Nature incited vigorous commentary on the citizen science discussion e-list, given that the piece closed on a note of suspicion regarding volunteers’ motives and potential […]

CitSci2017: Call for leading volunteers
Category: Blog, CitSci2017, Conference

Posted on: August 27, 2015

The Citizen Science Association Board and the CitSci2017 Conference Committee are seeking six top-level volunteers to help shape the conference. Conference planning will be a collaborative endeavor, involving CSA board members, […]