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Announcing CitSci2021

Posted on: September 17, 2019

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

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 […]

Vote for five new CSA Board members (2018 cohort)
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Posted on: April 23, 2018

The CSA Nominations Committee has narrowed a pool of 30 nominees to a ballot of 10 individuals. Now we are turning to the dues-paying members of the Citizen Science Association (CSA) to […]

AAAS Colloquium on Citizen Science, CSA Director's Remarks

Posted on: January 12, 2018

From remarks by CSA’s Interim Executive Director, Jennifer Shirk, at the  AAAS Citizen Science Colloquium (9 JAN 2018). Ordinarily I like to focus on achievements and successes, in part because there […]

2017 CSA Top Ten Year in Review
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Posted on: December 28, 2017

[sg_popup id=”9″ event=”onload”][/sg_popup]2017 was a year of major milestones for CSA – here is our Top-10 run-down (in calendar order). 1. Paid Membership Without removing any previously-existing benefits for all members, […]

Local Actions, Global Connections: Advancing Citizen Science with UN-Environment (UNEP)
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Posted on: December 27, 2017

[sg_popup id=”14″ event=”onload”][/sg_popup]One billion people engaged in citizen science by 2020. This bold goal was part of a Global Vision Statement presented at the Science Policy Business Forum for the Environment, […]

The One-Year Trial is Over: Please Tell Us What You Think
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Posted on: December 5, 2017

The CSA Board of Directors would like input, from all connected with the Citizen Science Association, on CSA’s membership structure. As a young organization, CSA has been striving to fulfil our […]

On growing pains and a growing field
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Posted on: November 28, 2017

From the Director’s desk (Jennifer Shirk, Interim Executive Director): When the Internet starts to critique citizen science, we know this field has truly come into its own. Several provocative articles over […]

CSA Gives on #GivingTuesday
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Posted on: November 28, 2017

For #GivingTuesday 2017, we are giving back to this community with go-to citizen science resources shared by some of our Board members. It’s a powerful but necessarily limited selection, drawing on […]