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  • What is 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…
  • About Österreich forscht
    Our vision In the future it should be just as normal to work in a citizen science project as to be a member of an association, e.g. the voluntary fire brigade or a music ensemble. We want people to see…
Our vision In the future it should be just as normal to work in a citizen science project as to be a member of an association, e.g. the voluntary fire brigade or a music ensemble. We want people to see science no longer as an elite program, but as a…

Crowdwater

  • weather
  • land use
CrowdWater is a hydrological citizen science project. Everybody with an interest in water can contribute and collect hydrological data in a simple way. The collected data is used to model floods and droughts as well as to supplement existing measurements. It is a main goal of CrowdWater to be applied…
In its zoological and ecological studies, the Private Institute for Wildlife Biology Apodemus is engaged in basic research (e.g. habitat use, community and population ecology) and in topics of nature and species conservation. The Apodemus team designs specialized planning and development concepts and carries out population surveys and progress assessments.…
Working group for quality criteria 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 meeting…
Working group for open biodiversity databases in citizen science Head: Florian Heigl, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna At the annual meeting of the Citizen Science Network Austria platform on 31 January 2018, the partners in attendance decided to set up a working group for open biodiversity databases.…
Citizen Science Network Austria The Citizen Science Network Austria, coordinated by the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, was founded in 2017. This network aims to further extend citizen science in Austria, promote its quality and strengthen the dialogue between science and society. In order to also formally…
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…
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…

Picture Pile

  • Landnutzung
What is this project about? With Picture Pile you can contribute to solving global problems as climate chance and malnutrition by sorting piles of pictures together with other players. How can citizens participate in research? Sorting the pictures is very easy and works in a similar way to other Apps.…

Fossilfinder

  • geology
Due to the enormous request and the multitude of consignments of fossil images encompassing almost the entire Earth history, the precise issues and the resulting project target were adapted in accordance to the requirements and wishes oft he citizen scientists. The stratigraphical window was adjusted and expanded on the entire…
Working group for legal aspects in citizen science IHead: Tobias Reckling, University of Vienna In the course of creating quality criteria for citizen science projects on Österreich forscht, it was soon pointed out that there was a need for recommendations for existing and new citizen science projects in certain fields…
Working group for open science trainings Head: Daniel Dörler, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna Benjamin Missbach, Ludwig Boltzmann Gesellschaft The open science training courses working group is concerned with specific open science tools and their discipline-specific application. Tools that are used in the entire research cycle are…
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