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In very simplified terms, in citizen science, scientific projects are carried out with the assistance or completely by interested amateurs [lat. amator "lover"]. The Citizen Scientists formulate research questions, report observations, carry out measurements, evaluate data and/or write publications. Compliance with scientific criteria is a prerequisite. This not only makes new scientific projects and new findings possible, but also enables a dialogue between science and…
Citizen science has been carried out in many parts of the world for some time now and since the mid-2010s, citizen science initiatives have become increasingly connected on a national and international scale.  To our knowledge, the oldest ongoing project in Austria is the the phaenology project at the Zentralanstalt für Meteorologie und Geodynamik (ZAMG) in Vienna. In general, it can be assumed that many citizen…
Knowledge about citizen science can be acquired online as well as at various institutions in many different learning formats. In addition to universities, which present the basic methods of citizen science in various courses, there are also further education opportunities offered by associations or networks. Since such continuing education opportunities are developing very dynamically, please contact your institution directly or write to us if we…
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/Posters/Participation Deadline Conference Date Location 18.04.2021 ESPAnet conference 2021 31.08.-03.09.2021 Leuven, Belgium 01.05.2021 GI_Forum 2021 - Special Session "Citizen Science" 05.-09.07.2021 Online   Call for…