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2017 CSA Top Ten Year in Review
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Posted on: December 28, 2017

[sg_popup id=”9″ event=”onload”][/sg_popup]2017 was a year of major milestones for CSA – here is our Top-10 run-down (in calendar order). 1. Paid Membership Without removing any previously-existing benefits for all members, […]

Local Actions, Global Connections: Advancing Citizen Science with UN-Environment (UNEP)
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Posted on: December 27, 2017

[sg_popup id=”14″ event=”onload”][/sg_popup]One billion people engaged in citizen science by 2020. This bold goal was part of a Global Vision Statement presented at the Science Policy Business Forum for the Environment, […]

A book list for citizen science enthusiasts
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Posted on: December 19, 2017

[sg_popup id=”9″ event=”click”][/sg_popup]Curious about citizen science and want to read more? Excited about trying out citizen science with youth and looking for activities? Deeply involved and want to learn more on […]

Building transparency into CSA
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Posted on: December 15, 2017

[sg_popup id=”9″ event=”click”][/sg_popup]Post by CSA Treasurer, Anne Bowser – – – The Citizen Science Association is an open community of researchers, practitioners, and others who seek to advance the field, and […]

Webinar: Journals and the Culture of the Peer Review Process
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Posted on: December 13, 2017

[sg_popup id=”9″ event=”click”][/sg_popup]Even for people working at academic institutions, the journal peer-review process can be a bit of a black box. In this free webinar, Rick Bonney – Editor-in-Chief of CSA’s […]

Can citizen science make us healthier?
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Posted on: December 7, 2017

This guest post by Dr. Lea den Broeder summarizes a recent article published in CSA’s journal, Citizen Science: Theory & Practice. A direct link to the full article can be found […]

The One-Year Trial is Over: Please Tell Us What You Think
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Posted on: December 5, 2017

The CSA Board of Directors would like input, from all connected with the Citizen Science Association, on CSA’s membership structure. As a young organization, CSA has been striving to fulfil our […]

On growing pains and a growing field
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Posted on: November 28, 2017

From the Director’s desk (Jennifer Shirk, Interim Executive Director): When the Internet starts to critique citizen science, we know this field has truly come into its own. Several provocative articles over […]

CSA Gives on #GivingTuesday
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Posted on: November 28, 2017

For #GivingTuesday 2017, we are giving back to this community with go-to citizen science resources shared by some of our Board members. It’s a powerful but necessarily limited selection, drawing on […]

Special Issue Call for Papers: Ethics
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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 […]