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Citizen Science Association
Building transparency into CSA

Posted on: December 15, 2017

Post by CSA Treasurer, Anne Bowser – – – The Citizen Science Association is an open community of researchers, practitioners, and others who seek to advance the field, and over the […]

Webinar: Journals and the Culture of the Peer Review Process
Category: Blog, Journal, News, Webinar

Posted on: December 13, 2017

Even for people working at academic institutions, the journal peer-review process can be a bit of a black box. In this free webinar, Rick Bonney – Editor-in-Chief of CSA’s journal Citizen […]

Can citizen science make us healthier?

Posted on: December 7, 2017

This guest post by Dr. Lea den Broeder summarizes a recent article published in CSA’s journal, Citizen Science: Theory & Practice. A direct link to the full article can be found […]

Citizen Science Association
The One-Year Trial is Over: Please Tell Us What You Think

Posted on: December 5, 2017

The CSA Board of Directors would like input, from all connected with the Citizen Science Association, on CSA’s membership structure. As a young organization, CSA has been striving to fulfil our […]

On growing pains and a growing field

Posted on: November 28, 2017

From the Director’s desk (Jennifer Shirk, Interim Executive Director): When the Internet starts to critique citizen science, we know this field has truly come into its own. Several provocative articles over […]

CSA Gives on #GivingTuesday
Category: Blog, CSA Board, News

Posted on: November 28, 2017

For #GivingTuesday 2017, we are giving back to this community with go-to citizen science resources shared by some of our Board members. It’s a powerful but necessarily limited selection, drawing on […]

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 […]

Together, we are defining the field
Category: Blog

Posted on: November 10, 2017

[Excerpt from CSA Newsletter 10 NOV 2017] Your input and feedback is helping to define a Citizen Science Association that reflects the diversity of this field, and that upholds high standards […]

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 […]