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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 […]

Building a Framework for Citizen Science & STEM Learning

Posted on: January 22, 2015

By: Ryan Collay, Mary Ford, Sandra Henderson, Eric Jolly, Nancy Trautmann, and Sarah Kirn Join the Education Working Group of the Citizen Science Association for the panel discussion – Developing a […]

New Journal Announcement, Citizen Science: Theory and Practice

Posted on: January 17, 2015

Call for papers–Inaugural Issue and beyond Citizen Science: Theory and Practice is a new open-access, peer-reviewed journal published by Ubiquity Press on behalf of the Citizen Science Association. It focuses on […]

Day Two Keynote Speaker Announced!

Posted on: January 16, 2015

We are pleased to announce that Amy Robinson, Creative Director for the crowdsourcing project EyeWire, will be the Keynote Speaker on Day Two of Citizen Science 2015. Amy was recently named […]