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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, […]

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Efforts underway to share project metadata

Posted on: June 11, 2015

Introducing PPSR_CORE: supporting data sharing and a common understanding of citizen science. As the field of citizen science continues to grow, there is an increasing need to document information about different […]

White House Recognizes Citizen Science, CSA Commitments, at Science Fair

Posted on: March 23, 2015

Washington, D.C. ­­(March 23rd, 2015)– Citizen science received some high level attention today when plans were unveiled to install a new rain gauge in the First Lady’s Kitchen Garden. This rain […]

Your Citizen Science 2015 Stories

Posted on: March 12, 2015

A round-up of social media about the Citizen Science 2015 Conference (San Jose, CA, Feb 11-12). Don’t see yours? Please share in the comments! Citizen Science 2015 Storify, Day One and […]

Get Out & Explore San Jose

Posted on: February 9, 2015

by: Amy Kovacs It’s finally here! The 2015 inaugural Citizen Science Conference (#CitSci2015).   As you prepare for the all the exciting opportunities and programs at the conference don’t forget to check […]

Join the #WhyICitSci Campaign!

Posted on: February 5, 2015

by: Johanna Varner As the Citizen Science 2015 conference approaches, we* want to know what you love about citizen science and what drives you to participate! Are you in it to […]