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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 […]

How to Make Your Research Transparent

Posted on: January 31, 2019

You are invited to a free webinar. Noon EST on 31 January 2019, with Chris Santos-Lang This webinar is a practical how-to demonstrating some of the latest technologies developed to satisfy […]

Situation Assessment and Stakeholder Analysis for Citizen Science

Posted on: November 30, 2018

A Free Webinar from CSA’s Ethics Working Group, presented by Dr. Stacy Lynn (Colorado State University) Friday, 30 Nov 2018, 12-1pm US EST (UTC -5) Situation assessment and stakeholder analysis (SASA) is […]

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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 […]

Data & Metadata: Working Group Report and Future Outlook

Posted on: January 15, 2018

Cross-posted from the Wilson Center’s Science & Technology Innovation Program blog, previewing a report by members of the Citizen Science Association’s Data & Metadata Working Group. With the growth of citizen […]

Special Issue Call for Papers: Ethics

Posted on: November 21, 2017

[sg_popup id=”9″ event=”click”][/sg_popup]Announcing a call for papers (abstracts due15 JAN 2018) for a special issue of Citizen Science: Theory and Practice focused on “Ethical Issues in Citizen Science.” From the issue […]

Announcing a new series of webinars

Posted on: October 30, 2017

CSA is exploring different ways that we can support learning in this community via webinars. Over the coming months will be both piloting some webinar models and inviting your feedback. Want […]

How to Handle Citizen Theoreticians

Posted on: August 16, 2017

Opinion by Chris Santos-Lang Some citizen scientists help collect data; some design experiments; some participate in ethics review of research plans; and some propose new theories for scientific testing. I am […]

Gearing up for Professional Development Opportunities at the CSA Conference 2017

Posted on: April 28, 2017

Guest post by Marie Studer, Encyclopedia of Life Learning + Education Projects Manager, Harvard University Museum of Comparative Zoology – – – The countdown is on to the start of the […]