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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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, […]


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 […]


Sharing Citizen Science: Theory & Practice

Help spread the word about the journal that is growing this field, Citizen Science: Theory & Practice. Take a look at what we are learning together (it’s free to read): https://theoryandpractice.citizenscienceassociation.org/ […]