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First periodic project meeting held in Vilnius

Members of the EU-Citizen.Science consortium met in Vilnius, Lithuania, in September for the first periodic project meeting. Held at the Vilnius Tech Park, a beautiful ‘tech campus’ beside the Neris river, it was a chance to share updates on how the eight work packages are progressing, and to plan the next steps together. “It’s always…
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Stakeholders, Network and Community Mapping Report

A key ingredient for ensuring a successful project is of course to first understand who your stakeholders are, who is supportive and influential in your sucess, and what their needs are. Our first deliverable within the second work package – which is where we build the EU-Citizen.Science platform – has thus been to undergo a…
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Zoom in on the status of citizen science in Lithuania

As project partners are getting ready for their next meeting (this time in Vilnius), we decided to put the light on the field of citizen science in Lithuania by interviewing our local hosts, Eglė Ramanauskaitė (Human Computation Institute) and Monika Mačiulienė (Mykolas Romeris University, MRU). Eglė and Monika, how did you get involved in citizen…
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EU-Citizen.Science needs your input on citizen science training needs

We are currently building a global citizen science platform to share knowledge and best practice that will also feature custom-made training modules that address the needs of the community. To do so, we need your help with compiling existing citizen science training resources for ‘how to do citizen science’ as well as general tools, guidelines…
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Newsletter #1: Co-creating the European citizen science platform of the future

The first EU-Citizen.Science joint newsletter, Co-creating the European citizen science platform of the future, shares the latest updates on citizen science in Europe by giving you news not just from one, but from four projects at the same time. This joint newsletter is put together and edited by EU-Citizen.Science. It is written with the precious…
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COST-Action-workshop

EU-Citizen.Science and Citizen Science Cost Action CA15212 joint workshop: Co-creating the EU platform for citizen science

On 10-11 April, the European Citizen Science Association – ECSA, (leading the creation of the European platform for citizen science) and Museum für Naturkunde – MfN, (the coordinator of the EU-Citizen.Science project) organised a 24 hour long workshop in Brussels to imagine the European citizen science platform of the future that our project aims to…
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KickOffEuCitizenScience

EU-Citizen.Science was officially kicked-off!

On 20-21 February, the project partners of EU-Citizen.Science met at the Museum für Naturkunde in Berlin for the project’s kick-off meeting. Hosted by the coordinator of the project, this meeting brought together all the key actors of EU-Citizen.Science in order to discuss the development of this new Horizon2020 project and the creation of the Platform…
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