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CSA logo of two letter C's, one reversed and slightly offset facing the other. Each C is made of three lines in shades that change gradually from orange to red. Overlayed on the logo, on top of the C on the right, is a computer graphic of a birthday hat. The hat is teal with purple polka dots, and has a purple bow on the top. The hat is rakishly tilted to the right.
Celebrating – and inspiring – growth and change for this Association
Category: Blog, News, news

Posted on: March 22, 2023

CSA is celebrating a milestone year. It was ten years ago this past August that 300 people, from across many communities, perspectives, and disciplines, sat down together to launch this association. […]

Community Leaders Develop Tools for Equitable Research Partnerships

Posted on: March 14, 2023

CSA is pleased to announce the launch of a new project to establish Tools for Equitable Research Partnerships, with support from the Rita Allen Foundation. This effort, proposed by CSA’s Environmental […]

Disciplinary scientists to share strategies for scientific success at C*Sci2023
Category: Blog, conference, CSA Blog, News, news

Posted on: January 12, 2023

Are you a researcher with an interest in citizen or community science (c*science) but aren’t sure where to start? Or, are you well familiar with the opportunities and challenges of this […]

Anti-Racist Community/Citizen Science Course
Category: Blog, CSA Blog, News
Tags: Courses

Posted on: January 12, 2023

2023 Winter Session Enrolling Soon Join four live, engaged sessions with experienced colleagues in this field to actively discuss and workshop anti-racism efforts for your project, program, and partnerships.  The course, […]

Screenshot of a presentation slide from the platform Mentimeter, showing a colorful word cloud of responses to the question: Enter three words that you think might describe the heart of this work. The largest response, in the center, is the word science, followed closely by the words collaboration, public, participatory, community, connection, collaborative, and data. The much larger range of words includes many things, including the phrases knowledge generation, ecoliteracy, belonging, place, reciprocity, inclusive, exploration, and stop centering academia.
Coming to Terms: Exploring language and practices
Category: Blog, CSA Blog, News, news

Posted on: December 30, 2022

Post by Jennifer Shirk, Executive Director, Citizen Science Association Throughout 2022, CSA has been leading a connected conversation about the wide array of traditions, practices, and terms that people in this […]

Apply now: Editor-in-Chief and two Social Media Editorial Board member positions open
Category: Blog, CSA Blog, Journal, News, news

Posted on: October 6, 2022

UPDATES, 15 DEC 2022: 1) EiC application deadline extended until 10 January 2023. 2) revised PDF position description now highlights role and compensation options (up to $5,000 annual stipend plus travel […]

A static image of a dynamic metric showing a line graph of the journal's SJR ranking for 2021.
A journal milestone, and what it means.
Category: Blog, Journal, News

Posted on: June 23, 2022

Many of you who have read, published in, or considered submitting to CSA’s journal, Citizen Science: Theory & Practice (CSTP) have been asking when the journal would be officially rated. We […]

Coming to Terms

Posted on: May 5, 2022

The debate about terms for this field is complicated – but also over-simplified. It’s time to find a way forward.

Special Collection: SDGs and International Development Frameworks
Category: Blog, CSA Blog, Journal, News

Posted on: March 17, 2022

CITIZEN SCIENCE: THEORY AND PRACTICE Special Collection: Contributions of Citizen Science to the SDGs and International Development Frameworks Issue Editors: Dilek Fraisl* 1, Linda See 1, Jillian Campbell 2, Herizo T. Andrianandrasana […]

Call for Applications for the CSA Board of Directors

Posted on: March 3, 2022

We invite individuals to apply to serve on our Board. The Board of Directors is the governing and managing body of the Citizen Science Association, with the fiscal responsibility for the […]