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Situation Assessment and Stakeholder Analysis for Citizen Science

Posted on: November 30, 2018

A Free Webinar from CSA’s Ethics Working Group, presented by Dr. Stacy Lynn (Colorado State University) Friday, 30 Nov 2018, 12-1pm US EST (UTC -5) Situation assessment and stakeholder analysis (SASA) is […]

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What’s Happening with the CSA Ethics Working Group?

Posted on: September 11, 2018

Post by Chris Santos-Lang, Co-Chair, CSA Ethics Working Group Have you noticed the risk of reinventing the wheel, wasting precious resources to solve problems that other scientists have already solved? Have […]

Data & Metadata: Working Group Report and Future Outlook

Posted on: January 15, 2018

Cross-posted from the Wilson Center’s Science & Technology Innovation Program blog, previewing a report by members of the Citizen Science Association’s Data & Metadata Working Group. With the growth of citizen […]

Special Issue Call for Papers: Ethics

Posted on: November 21, 2017

[sg_popup id=”9″ event=”click”][/sg_popup]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 […]

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 […]

Gearing up for Professional Development Opportunities at the CSA Conference 2017

Posted on: April 28, 2017

Guest post by Marie Studer, Encyclopedia of Life Learning + Education Projects Manager, Harvard University Museum of Comparative Zoology – – – The countdown is on to the start of the […]

Celebrating Citizen Science Day 2017

Posted on: February 22, 2017

CSA is excited to once again partner with SciStarter to present Citizen Science Day 2017! This month-long series of regional events is a chance to celebrate and bring attention to the […]

Getting a scientist to accept your data

Posted on: December 30, 2016

Guest post by Hannah Webber, Research and Education Projects Manager, Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park – – – My daughter’s school recently had a cookie exchange holiday party. As I […]

Where can I get scientific expertise for a citizen science project?

Posted on: November 15, 2016

By Malin Clyde, with the CSA Professional Development Working Group – – – Are you a community organization looking to engage a scientist to help with your citizen science project? Accessing […]

Co-designing professional development

Posted on: October 27, 2016

By Mark Chandler and the Professional Development Working Group – – – One of the more egregious sins of blog writing may well be using jargon, but it seems unavoidable when […]