Citizen Science

In very simple terms, citizen science involves scientific projects that have been carried out with the help of, or entirely by, interested amateurs. These citizen scientists formulate research questions, report observations, take measurements, assess data and/or write publications. One requirement is maintaining scientific criteria. Not only does this bring about new scientific projects and new knowledge, but so too does it create a dialogue between…
Citizen science has been conducted in many parts of the world for some time and since the mid-2010s, citizen science initiatives have become increasingly connected on a national and international scale.  The oldest continuously ongoing project in Austria is, to our knowledge, the phaenology project at the Zentralanstalt für Meteorologie und Geodynamik (ZAMG) in Vienna. It is generally assumed that multiple citizen science projects are, and…
Information about citizen science can be found in a number of different learning formats both online and at various institutions. Alongside institutes of higher education, in which a variety of courses introduce the basic methods of citizen science, there are also opportunities for continuing education with associations and networks. As current continuing education opportunities develop very dynamically, you should ask your institution about this directly…
The calls listed here do not claim to be correct or complete. If you are aware of an open call that is not listed here, or if you discover an incorrect entry, please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Conferences Call for Sessions/Workshops/Papers/Participation Deadline Conference Date Location ---postponed for 2021--- CitSciOz20: Inspire, Impact, Influence 06.-09.10.2020 Griffith University, Australia   Call for Abstracts There are currently no open…

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