Results for: CSA Working Groups


New Data Quality Resource Compendium

Posted on: March 13, 2020

A well-known  barrier to achieving the science and policy oriented goals of citizen science is the (real or perceived) quality of data generated by our efforts. Back in 2017, the Data […]

Introducing Environmental Justice Practitioners Working Group

Posted on: February 10, 2020

We are pleased to announce the Environmental Justice Practitioners’ Working Group (EJPWG)- the newest of nine CSA working groups.  The need for an EJPWG emerged from conversations at CitSci2019 conference initiated […]

Webinar: Balancing Citizen Science Data Collection Needs and Privacy Protections

Posted on: January 9, 2020

Date: Friday, January 24, 2019, from 1:00 PM to 2:15 PM ESTRegister here: http://bit.ly/CSAwebinarPrivacy  The Law and Policy Working Group will be presenting another webinar in their ongoing series. This webinar […]

Citizen Science Month Webinar

Posted on: December 30, 2019

How do we get potential citizen science contributors (the public) more comfortable with participating in real science projects when they have not ‘done’ science since high school, and even then, in […]

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 […]

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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Build your network while building up citizen science–participate in the Citizen Science Association general meeting and working groups

Posted on: March 8, 2019

Successful citizen science, community-based monitoring, and other collaborative research efforts necessarily involve many different participants and stakeholders – and planning and running them effectivly does, too. The Citizen Science Association (CSA) […]

Special Collection: Ethical Issues in Citizen Science

Posted on: March 7, 2019

Collection launched: 07 Mar 2019 Citizen science can challenge existing ethical norms because it falls outside of customary methods of ensuring that research is conducted ethically. What ethical issues arise when […]