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Create a home-base for your collaborative endeavors at CitSci2019

Posted on: February 14, 2019

Showcase your materials, resources, and tools through an exhibit booth at the 2019 Citizen Science Association Conference. This is a great opportunity for affinity groups to showcase the efforts of collaborative […]

Welcoming Austin Mast to CSA’s Board
Category: Blog, CSA Blog, News

Posted on: February 7, 2019

CSA is please to welcome Austin Mast to the Board of Directors for a one-year appointment to fill an open seat. Austin brings leadership and (much needed, for CSA) financial management […]

Teaching science by doing science–Introducing the Friday Keynote speaker, Rachael Polmanteer (and students)

Posted on: January 29, 2019

As previously mentioned, there will be three special tracks at #CitSci2019. The keynote speaker for Thursday, Dr. Max Liboiron, is sure to deliver a compelling presentation that will amplify excitement for […]

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Everyday science with the public and CitSci2019 Saturday Keynote speaker, Rob Dunn

Posted on: January 24, 2019

Science communication is an integral part of citizen science, and Dr. Robert R. Dunn, a professor of applied ecology at North Carolina State University, has been masterfully igniting public curiosity and […]

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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, […]