Working groups

Here you can find the working groups of the Citizen Science Network Austria. They are constantly advancing the method of citizen science, the platform and the network.

 

Head: Florian Heigl, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna During the annual platform meeting of the Citizen Science Network Austria on 31.01.2018, the participating partners decided to establish a working group on open biodiversity databases. The following points have encouraged us to deal with this topic: An ethical dilemma arises when data that has been collected together with the population is stored in…
The working group for quality criteria was established to create criteria for the platform that are as objective, traceable and, above all, publicly visible as possible. Head: Florian Heigl and Daniel Dörler, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU), Vienna At the annual platform meeting of Österreich forscht on 1 March 2017, the partners decided to set up a working group on quality criteria…
Head: Tobias Reckling, University of Vienna In the course of creating quality criteria for citizen science projects on Österreich forscht, it soon became apparent that for certain areas recommendations for existing and new citizen science projects were needed, which could be used as a guideline for the project leaders. A very important area is legal issues, which often come up to project leaders for the…
Head: Daniel Dörler, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna Benjamin Missbach, Ludwig Boltzmann Gesellschaft The open science trainings working group is concerned with specific open science tools and their discipline-specific application. Tools that are used in the entire research cycle are brought together in regular meetings. The tools identified form the basis for training workshops in which the use of the individual tools…
Orchestration: Eveline Wandl-Vogt (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.), Austrian Academy of SciencesThomas Jekel (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.), c/o Universität Wien, Institute for Geography and Regional ResearchChristoph Kremer (This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.), Ars Electronica Center – Museum of the Future Partners: Ars Electronica, Ars Electronica Research Institute Knowledge for humanity Knowledge for Development Community Creates Mobility School of Knowledge Science with Museum of Knowledge Sciences SciTechArt - Verein für Wissenschaftliche und Technologische Kunst Spotteron The number of…
The Austrian Citizen Science Conference takes place annually and is organised by the partners of the Citizen Science Network Austria. Head: Daniel Dörler Florian Heigl The Working Group "Conference" organizes the annual Austrian Citizen Science Conference. It is composed of the local organization team, which changes every year depending on the conference location, and a team of dedicated individuals, which on the one hand takes…
Working group for citizen science in/with schools Head:Marika Cieslinski & Petra Siegele (Center for Citizen Science, OEAD) The working group for citizen science in/with schools was established during the platform meeting on 26 June 2019 in Obergurgl to bring together the numerous experiences from the cooperation between science and schools. The members of the WG come from research institutions and schools. Especially over the last…
Mission and goals of the working group for cooperation in the D-A-CH region: The aim of the working group is to intensify the cooperation in the German-speaking region (Germany, Austria, Switzerland), to use common ground, to exchange best practices and to establish short lines of (informal) exchange. The aim is to enable trilateral project consortia to initiate projects, to appear stronger in the international arena,…
Head: Florian Heigl, Daniel Dörler and Ronald Würflinger Goal: Development of a strategy including an action plan for the development of the Citizen Science Network Austria and the associated platform Österreich forscht until 2025. At the platform meeting on 3 December 2020, all partners present decided to establish this working group in order to achieve the above-mentioned goal. The working group sees itself as an…