The power of citizen science

Citizen science is the involvement of the public in scientific research – whether community-driven research or global investigations. The Citizen Science Association unites expertise from educators, scientists, data managers, and others to power citizen science. Join us, and help speed innovation by sharing insights across disciplines.

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2021 Call for CSA Board Nominations

This is a once-a-year solicitation of interest in service on CSA’s Board. The Board of Directors is the governing and managing body of the Citizen Science Association, with the fiscal responsibility […]


Join the Citizen Science Month Working Group

In just a couple of years, Global Citizen Science Month (April) has grown from a single day of events, to a coordinated effort supported by SciStarter, the National Library of Medicine, […]


One Association, many terms

Blog post by Eva Lewandowski, CSA Board Member Citizen science. Community science. Volunteer monitoring. Public participation in scientific research. Crowdsourcing. The list goes on and on. There are so many terms […]


SPECIAL COLLECTION: Citizen Science in Higher Education

Special Collection: Citizen Science in Higher Education CITIZEN SCIENCE: THEORY AND PRACTICE Issue Editors: Colleen Hitchcock*, Heather Vance-Chalcraft, Maria Aristeidou *Corresponding editor Citizen Science: Theory and Practice is an open-access, peer-reviewed […]