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Why a Citizen Science journal? CS:TP Editor’s blog
Category: Blog, CSA Blog, News

Posted on: January 11, 2019

Guest post by Rick Bonney, Editor in Chief of Citizen Science: Theory & Practice. Anybody working in the citizen science field is aware of the proliferation of articles focused on citizen […]

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Introducing the #CitSci2019 keynote speaker, Dr. Max Liboiron

Posted on: January 11, 2019

In 2016, the CSA made the decision to move CitSci2017 from its planned location in Raleigh, North Carolina to Minneapolis, Minnesota. The move (which left the CSA with financial obligations to […]

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Is citizen science “hope punk?”
Category: Blog, CSA Blog, News

Posted on: December 31, 2018

End of year reflections from CSA’s Interim Executive Director, Jennifer Shirk “Hope punk” is, I’ve recently learned, a new term for the genre of podcasts that make up most of my […]

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CSA Call for 2019 Board Nominations
Category: Blog, CSA Blog, News

Posted on: December 23, 2018

[NOTE, updated 28 January 2019 with deadline extensions] Nominations for the CSA Board of Directors are open! There are four open positions available, each with a three-year term beginning in May […]

Introducing the CitSci2019 special tracks

Posted on: December 16, 2018

Post by Tina Phillips  With a focus on environmental justice and a theme of “Growing our family tree,” the 2019 Citizen Science Association conference in Raleigh, North Carolina promises to bring […]

From the Editor’s desk, Citizen Science: Theory & Practice
Category: Blog, CSA Blog, Journal, News

Posted on: October 1, 2018

Citizen Science: Theory and Practice is an open-access, online, peer-reviewed journal focused on advancing the global field of citizen science. During the journal’s first two years we published 17 research papers, […]

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Presentation opportunities still open for CitSci2019

Posted on: September 20, 2018

The call for abstracts for individual presentations, lightning talks, and posters for CitSci2019 has been extended until 5 October 2018. For more details, please see the official Call for Individual Presentations. […]

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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 […]

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On Showing up and Standing up: Holding the CitSci2019 Conference in Raleigh, North Carolina

Posted on: August 21, 2018

Post by Jennifer Shirk, Caren Cooper, and Anne Bowser The CSA is returning to North Carolina for our 2019 Conference after a 2017 boycott of discriminatory laws. Returning is complicated, both […]

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Webinar: Maximize Data and Engagement for Management Outcomes with CitSci.org
Category: Blog, CSA Blog, News, Webinars

Posted on: August 21, 2018

Join researchers at Colorado State University to explore the free tools available through CitSci.org to manage both field-based data and volunteer engagement. Thursday, 30 August 2018    |    1-2pm US Eastern Time […]