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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 […]

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 […]

How to Handle Citizen Theoreticians

Posted on: August 16, 2017

Opinion by Chris Santos-Lang Some citizen scientists help collect data; some design experiments; some participate in ethics review of research plans; and some propose new theories for scientific testing. I am […]

Meet the Board: Anne Bowser

Posted on: February 15, 2017

The Citizen Science Association is a rapidly growing organization with many new names and faces. Some of those faces are volunteering their time to lead this organization as Board Members. This […]

In support of our core values: A conference decision

Posted on: May 26, 2016

Integrity And Survival, Flickr image by Jeremy Brooks (CC BY-NC 2.0) Monthly Letter from Greg Newman (the CSA Board Chair) to all CSA members… May 25, 2016 • Fort Collins, Colorado […]

Introducing the Ethics Working Group

Posted on: February 24, 2016

The purpose of the CSA Working Group on Ethics is to explore and address a range of ethical concerns for which people (members of the public and practitioners) may be unprotected […]

CSA reviews proposed Crowdsourcing and Citizen Science Act

Posted on: October 1, 2015

On Sept. 30th, 2015, at events celebrating citizen science at the White House, the Office of Senator Coons introduced the Crowdsourcing and Citizen Science Act of 2015 (CS2). This Bill is […]