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Don’t Miss Your Chance to Help Build Trustworthy Data Practices!

Posted on: July 22, 2020

Starting August and continuing through September, you will have the chance to share your experiences and expertise as part of a focus group series to help build trustworthy data practices for […]

Incorporate Citizen Science in Your Higher Ed Course

Posted on: June 23, 2020

Thinking about adding a citizen science component to your higher ed course? The following videos may help get you started. These events were designed to help you as you think about […]

Science by the People

Posted on: June 8, 2020

Post by George Wyeth, cochair of the Law and Policy Working Group. The potential for science to be used by ordinary citizens as a tool for social change is both empowering […]

Preliminary Outcomes from CitSciMonth 2020

Posted on: May 21, 2020

by Vivienne Byrd, Darlene Cavalier, and Caroline Nickerson First: thank you. Even with the unprecedented challenges, so many of you came together to make Global Citizen Science Month 2020 (April) a […]

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 […]