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Policy Perspectives on Citizen Science and Crowdsourcing: A special issue of CS:TP
Category: Blog, Journal, News

Posted on: November 30, 2019

Guest post by Lea A. Shanley, Alison Parker, Sven Schade, and Aletta Bonn, Guest Editors of the Special Issue. It is with great pleasure that we announce the publication of the […]

CSA Webinar: Approaching Informed Consent in Citizen Science: Legal and Ethical Issues

Posted on: November 4, 2019

Presented by the Law and Policy Working Group and Ethics Working Group Date: Friday, November 22, 2019, from 1:00 PM to 2:15 PM EST How do we know when citizen science […]

Law & Policy Working Group Hosts Webinar to Launch Question Submission Tool

Posted on: October 29, 2019

By Shaun Goho, George Wyeth, and Lea Shanley, CSA Law and Policy Working Group Citizen science practitioners can run into a variety of questions about the laws that affect how they […]

Announcing CitSci2021

Posted on: September 17, 2019

We are excited to announce that CitSci2021 will be held in conjunction with Arizona State University‚Äôs School for the Future of Innovation in Society (SFIS) on May 25-29, 2021 in Phoenix, […]

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A book list for citizen science enthusiasts
Category: Blog, CSA Blog

Posted on: July 10, 2019

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 specific topics […]

Toward Citizen Science Policy Outcomes

Posted on: May 28, 2019

By: Kasantha Moodley and George Wyeth of the Environmental Law Institute for the Law and Policy Working Group  In ways that did not exist even ten years ago, everyday people are […]

Summer Webinar Series

Posted on: May 25, 2019

We are pleased to be hosting three engaging webinars in the month of June, two from organizational partners, and one from our Ethics Working Group. Webinars are one way that the […]

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Call for CitSci2021 Local Hosts and Partners

Posted on: April 19, 2019

We invite the help of this community in identifying strong and inspired candidates to be our local hosts and partners for the next North American Citizen Science Conference, to be held […]

Environmental Justice at CitSci2019
Category: Blog, Uncategorized

Posted on: April 18, 2019

We chose environmental justice as a special track at CitSci2019 to highlight the unique lessons we can learn from community science methods employed by environmental justice groups since the 1980s. Environmental […]

CitSci2019 Supports Teachers

Posted on: April 11, 2019

The education track of the conference explored citizen science both in K-12, classrooms, higher education, and out-of-school settings, with an emphasis on scientific inquiry and civic action. There were three talk […]