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Special Issue Call for Papers: Ethics

Posted on: November 21, 2017

Announcing a call for papers (abstracts due15 JAN 2018) for a special issue of Citizen Science: Theory and Practice focused on “Ethical Issues in Citizen Science.” From the issue editors (Lisa […]

CitSciDay 2018
Category: Blog, News

Posted on: November 14, 2017

The Citizen Science Association, SciStarter, and the Citizen Science Day Working Group are excited to present Citizen Science Day on Saturday April 14th, 2018! The third annual Citizen Science Day celebrates […]

Design contest

Posted on: October 31, 2017

Calling all creative supporters of citizen science and CSA! As part of an upcoming CSA winter 2017-2018 fundraising campaign, we are inviting everyone to submit inspired ideas to a design contest […]

Announcing a new series of webinars

Posted on: October 30, 2017

CSA is exploring different ways that we can support learning in this community via webinars. Over the coming months will be both piloting some webinar models and inviting your feedback. Want […]

Seeking community comments on final draft of CSA Value Statement

Posted on: October 5, 2017

[UPDATE: Following community comment (thank you!), CSA has adopted a Value Statement as of November 2017] The Citizen Science Association is seeking community comment, until October 20th, 2017, on the final […]

CSA leadership transitions and growth

Posted on: September 21, 2017

Image, Fall colours by Jean-François Chénier on Flickr | (CC BY-NC 2.0) Monthly CSA Board Chair’s Message from Kris Stepenuck Happy September CSA members! After a summer hiatus, our CSA messaging […]

Help shape CitSci2019

Posted on: September 21, 2017

Believe it or not, there are only 18 months left before the 2019 Citizen Science Association Conference (March 13-17, Raleigh, NC), and it is time to start planning! There are many […]

How to Handle Citizen Theoreticians

Posted on: August 16, 2017

Opinion by Chris Santos-Lang Some citizen scientists help collect data; some design experiments; some participate in ethics review of research plans; and some propose new theories for scientific testing. I am […]

Citizen Science Terminology Matters: Journal Article Explores Key Terms
Category: Blog, Journal, News

Posted on: June 13, 2017

Guest post by MV Eitzel, an NSF postdoctoral scholar at the University of California, Santa Cruz with the Science and Justice Research Center and The Muonde Trust’s community-based research team in […]

Gearing up for Professional Development Opportunities at the CSA Conference 2017

Posted on: April 28, 2017

Guest post by Marie Studer, Encyclopedia of Life Learning + Education Projects Manager, Harvard University Museum of Comparative Zoology – – – The countdown is on to the start of the […]