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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 webinar, Rick Bonney – Editor-in-Chief of CSA’s journal Citizen Science: […]

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 […]

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 […]