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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 […]

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Curious how to write a symposium proposal for #CitSci2019?

Posted on: August 15, 2018

The call for symposium proposals is currently open – AND, the submission due date has been extended until August 24th!

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Website in recovery
Category: Blog, CSA Blog, News

Posted on: August 1, 2018

Pardon our bumps and bruises! The CitizenScience.org website is still in recovery from a deep hack earlier this summer. Notably lost are most of the images previously on the site, as […]