The Latest Blog Posts from the Citizen Science Association:


Moving Forward
Category: Blog, Chair's Message, News

Posted on: September 15, 2016

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

Posted on: September 2, 2016

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, […]

Learning* through Citizen Science: An Aspirational Vision and Ten Questions to Prompt Reflection on Practice

Posted on: September 1, 2016

CSA’s Education Working Group has taken on as its mission to enable, inspire, investigate, and facilitate effective integration of scientific and educational goals, practices, and outcomes in citizen science. We offer […]

Interview with Liz Barry, Public Lab
Category: Blog, News, Profile

Posted on: August 9, 2016

The Citizen Science Association is re-energizing a series of interviews with citizen scientists and citizen science enthusiasts. This month, Çiğdem Adem interviews Liz Barry, Director of Community Development at Public Lab. […]

Educators: citizen science training opportunities

Posted on: July 26, 2016

Citizen science has long been talked about in terms of education and learning. There are increasing opportunities for educators to gain skills and find resources for using citizen science with youth. […]

CitSci2017: May 17-20th in Saint Paul, Minnesota

Posted on: July 13, 2016

On behalf of the Board of Directors of CSA, here is an update on our next annual conference, which will be held in Saint Paul, Minnesota, USA, May 17-20th, 2017. We […]

Welcoming five new Board members!

Posted on: June 10, 2016

Please join us in welcoming five new members to the CSA Board! Anne Bowser, Senior Program Associate, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Shannon Dosemagen, Executive Director, Public Lab Sarah Kirn, […]

In support of our core values: A conference decision

Posted on: May 26, 2016

Integrity And Survival, Flickr image by Jeremy Brooks (CC BY-NC 2.0) Monthly Letter from Greg Newman (the CSA Board Chair) to all CSA members… May 25, 2016 • Fort Collins, Colorado […]

Citizen Science: Theory and Practice journal launched!

Posted on: May 20, 2016

Volume 1, Issue 1 of Citizen Science: Theory and Practice has been published! This open access, interdisciplinary, and international journal is sponsored by the Citizen Science Association in cooperation with the […]

Seeking Community Input Regarding a Conference Conundrum

Posted on: May 6, 2016

Planning for our second conference of the Citizen Science Association, scheduled for February, 2017 in Raleigh, NC, has been under way for more than one year. In fact, the planning started […]