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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 […]

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 […]

Getting a scientist to accept your data

Posted on: December 30, 2016

Guest post by Hannah Webber, Research and Education Projects Manager, Schoodic Institute at Acadia National Park – – – My daughter’s school recently had a cookie exchange holiday party. As I […]

Where can I get scientific expertise for a citizen science project?

Posted on: November 15, 2016

By Malin Clyde, with the CSA Professional Development Working Group – – – Are you a community organization looking to engage a scientist to help with your citizen science project? Accessing […]

Learning* through Citizen Science: An Aspirational Vision and Ten Questions to Prompt Reflection on Practice

Posted on: September 1, 2016

CSA’s Education Working Group has taken on as its mission to enable, inspire, investigate, and facilitate effective integration of scientific and educational goals, practices, and outcomes in citizen science. We offer […]

Introducing the Ethics Working Group

Posted on: February 24, 2016

The purpose of the CSA Working Group on Ethics is to explore and address a range of ethical concerns for which people (members of the public and practitioners) may be unprotected […]

Introducing the Professional Development Working Group

Posted on: December 22, 2015

By Mark Chandler and Hannah Webber, and the Professional Development Working Group – – – The CSA board recently approved a Professional Development working group. Despite the term “professional,” this group […]