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Call for Board Nominations 2018

Posted on: February 5, 2018

Nominations for the CSA Board are open! There are five open positions available, each with a three-year term beginning in May 2018. Self-nominations and nominations of others are encouraged (please see […]

Special Issue Call for Papers: Policy Perspectives in Citizen Science
Category: Blog, News

Posted on: January 26, 2018

Special Issue Call for Papers: Policy Perspectives in Citizen Science Issue editors: Lea A. Shanley, Anne Bowser, and Aletta Bonn Citizen science and crowdsourcing enable the public to make meaningful contributions […]

Free Webinar: Get ready for CitSciDay2018!

Posted on: January 21, 2018

Interested in hosting a 2018 Citizen Science Day event? Join us on February 14, 2018 to learn from both 2016 hosts and 2017 event organizers about planning Citizen Science Day activities […]

Data & Metadata: Working Group Report and Future Outlook

Posted on: January 15, 2018

Cross-posted from the Wilson Center’s Science & Technology Innovation Program blog, previewing a report by members of the Citizen Science Association’s Data & Metadata Working Group. With the growth of citizen […]

AAAS Colloquium on Citizen Science, CSA Director’s Remarks
Category: Blog, News

Posted on: January 12, 2018

From remarks by CSA’s Interim Executive Director, Jennifer Shirk, at the  AAAS Citizen Science Colloquium (9 JAN 2018). Ordinarily I like to focus on achievements and successes, in part because there […]

2017 CSA Top Ten Year in Review
Category: Blog, News

Posted on: December 28, 2017

2017 was a year of major milestones for CSA – here is our Top-10 run-down (in calendar order). 1. Paid Membership Without removing any previously-existing benefits for all members, we piloted […]

Local Actions, Global Connections: Advancing Citizen Science with UN-Environment (UNEP)
Category: Blog, News

Posted on: December 27, 2017

One billion people engaged in citizen science by 2020. This bold goal was part of a Global Vision Statement presented at the Science Policy Business Forum for the Environment, which preceded […]

A book list for citizen science enthusiasts
Category: Blog, News

Posted on: December 19, 2017

Curious about citizen science and want to read more? Excited about trying out citizen science with youth and looking for activities? Deeply involved and want to learn more on specific topics […]

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

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 […]