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Learning through Citizen Science: An Aspirational Vision and our Call to Creativity

Posted on: November 24, 2015

CS offers a powerful tool to increase lifelong engagement in learning, to enhance participants’ sense of power or agency in increasing scientific knowledge through research, and to foster and feed participants’ curiosity so that their scientific identity and interests continue to expand and flourish.

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9 things to be grateful for about Citizen Science

Posted on: November 12, 2015

Monthly Letter from Greg Newman (the CSA board chair) to all CSA members Fort Collins, Colorado Greetings to all comprising the heart and soul of the Citizen Science Association – new […]

Announcing Citizen Science Today

Posted on: October 6, 2015

We’re excited to share news from our colleagues at the Zooniverse on the launch of the online journal Citizen Science Today (CST) – a publication made possible by PressForward complementary to the forthcoming CSA’s journal.

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Be flexible and adaptive – New York Hall of Science

Posted on: September 3, 2015

Having a flexible structure for a project is necessary for engaging different participants with different levels of familiarity, interest, trust, confidence, and skill with scientific investigation. Providing a variety of ways […]

Re-imagining “Citizen Science”: Knowledge for equality?

Posted on: January 13, 2015

by: Alan Irwin, Erinma Ochu, Michel Pimbert, Cindy Regalado and Tom Wakeford (Image: A poster from the Morris Justice Project – a collaboration involving the Public Science Project, New York City) […]

Working towards inclusion and diversity in the Citizen Science Association

Posted on: December 18, 2014

Diversity and inclusion are prominent topics across fields and are highly relevant to the Citizen Science Association. All the questions about diversity that you’ve been asking? I have them too, so […]

Join us to discuss democratization of science at Citizen Science 2015

Posted on: October 30, 2014

As an ecologist trained in the auspices of academia, I’ve had the great fortune of traveling to magical places for my research.  However, one particular field season had a greater impact […]

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Identify and address barriers – Tualatin Riverkeepers

Posted on: September 3, 2013

Challenges to successfully engaging underrepresented communities may be found anywhere. Project administrators must strive to become aware of and work to address their own organizational constraints. Care must also be taken […]

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Sustain genuine and equitable contact – Celebrate Urban Birds

Posted on: September 3, 2013

Personal contact means doing more than talking with community members simply to get their input on project activities. Whether speaking directly with project participants or community leaders, the most productive conversations […]

Develop collaborative partnerships – Hopa Mountain

Posted on: September 3, 2013

Partnerships built on a sharing of knowledge, goals, and resources between participants, their families, PPSR practitioners, community leaders, and organizations that serve underrepresented groups have been successful at bridging the gap […]