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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 […]

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 […]

Student Advisor Opportunity, HBCU Community Science Fellowship Development
Category: Blog, CSA Blog, News, news

Posted on: November 16, 2021

The Advisor phase of this project has concluded. Please stay tuned for subsequent Fellowship opportunities. *HBCUs: Historically Black Colleges and Universities. The Citizen Science Association (CSA) has committed funds and support […]

CSA Job Opening: Program and Communications Assistant
Category: Blog, CSA Blog, News, news

Posted on: November 5, 2021

Please help spread the word to bring a new team member on board in support of engaging programs for you and others across this field! Image: a cluster of small, red […]

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SPECIAL ISSUE: Disaster, Infrastructure and Participatory Knowledge
Category: CSA Blog, Journal, News, news

Posted on: July 7, 2020

Special Issue Call for Papers on Disaster, Infrastructure, and Participatory Knowledge Citizen Science: Theory & Practice Issue editors: Shannon Dosemagen (Open Environmental Data Project), Scott Frickel (Sociology, Brown University), Aya Kimura […]

integrity in science, integrity in engagement
Taking Responsibility
Category: Blog, CSA Blog, news, News

Posted on: June 8, 2020

A note from Interim Executive Director Jennifer Shirk At this moment of shared attention to racial disparities, what’s on my mind is taking responsibility – in particular, reflecting on where we can take responsibility […]

Career Path: Kris Stepenuck

Posted on: March 9, 2020

Want to make a career of citizen science, but not sure how? Let’s learn from the experience of those who have successfully built a career in this dynamic field. Kris Stepenuck […]

Introducing Environmental Justice Practitioners Working Group

Posted on: February 10, 2020

We are pleased to announce the Environmental Justice Practitioners’ Working Group (EJPWG)- the newest of nine CSA working groups.  The need for an EJPWG emerged from conversations at CitSci2019 conference initiated […]

Citizen Science Theory and Practice logo with mention of ubiquity press and open scholarship
Milestone for CSA’s journal
Category: Blog, Journal, News, news

Posted on: February 10, 2020

From its outset, CSA has committed to supporting excellence in the practice of citizen science. A foundational way to support this has been the development of the peer-reviewed and open access […]