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The platform for sharing knowledge, tools, training, and resources for Citizen Science

We hope that you and your loved ones are healthy and safe in these challenging times. While many of us are under coronavirus lockdown, there is more than ever a strong need for high quality online resources and activities that can be used or done from home. We have therefore tagged the citizen science projects that can be joined from home

Latest resources

PATIENT AND PUBLIC INVOLVEMENT AND ENGAGEMENT IN RESEARCH - A "HOW TO" GUIDE FOR RESEARCHERS
PATIENT AND PUBLIC INVOLVEMENT AND ENGAGEMENT IN RESEARCH - A "HOW TO" …
Research shows that early and continuous involvement of the public and patients has a positive impact both on conducting more patient-centered research and on how research is conducted, namely towards … Read more
Training needs and recommendations for Citizen Science participants, facilitators and designers
Training needs and recommendations for Citizen Science participants, facilitators and designers
In this report, we aimed to systematise and elaborate on the ideas discussed during the COST Action WG2 workshop “Systematic review on training requirements and recommendations for Citizen Science” that … Read more
Mapping citizen science contributions to the UN sustainable development goals
Mapping citizen science contributions to the UN sustainable development goals
The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) are a vision for achieving a sustainable future. Reliable, timely, comprehensive, and consistent data are critical for measuring progress towards, and ultimately achieving, the … Read more
 

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Latest projects

careables
careables
The project follows a participatory citizen innovation approach to co-design and produce customised healthcare solutions. Data scientists, social scientists, people with special h… Read more

Innovating for a Sustainable Post-Pandemic World
Innovating for a Sustainable Post-Pandemic World
WHAT? The Open Seventeen (O17) Summer Challenge is a prize-backed fully online coaching programme to reward and invest in those developing innovative and implementable projects t… Read more

Járókelő.hu
Járókelő.hu
Using your smart phone or your PC you can easily report any type of public space issues through our website at www.jarokelo.hu. You need to give a short description of the detecte… Read more

 

Latest blog entries

Tips and Tricks for Hosting a Successful Collaborative Online Meeting
Tips and Tricks for Hosting a Successful Collaborative Online Meeting

Editor
July 27, 2020, 1:05 p.m.

Cos4Cloud shares 15 lessons learned for hosting an online event.

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Walking and cycling are becoming the new normal for many people across Europe.
Walking and cycling are becoming the new normal for many people across Europe.

Editor
July 26, 2020, 11:06 p.m.

Citizen science projects are helping to reveal changing travel habits in response to the virus outbreak. The most striking observations are the increase of bike traffic, even exceeding pre-corona levels on most days.

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The importance of global research collaboration during the health crisis and beyond
The importance of global research collaboration during the health crisis and beyond

Editor
July 26, 2020, 10:59 p.m.

The current COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted how important it is for research institutions around the globe to cooperate in order to achieve the same goal. Indeed, cooperation has turned out to be crucial in order to develop diagnostics, vaccines and treatments to tackle health emergencies such as COVID-19.

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Featured projects

Folding@Home - Coronavirus
Folding@Home - Coronavirus
Folding@home is joining researchers around the world working to better understand the 2019 Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) to accelerate the open science effort to develop new life-saving… Read more

The Global Healthsites Mapping project
The Global Healthsites Mapping project
Saving health facility data to OpenStreetMap improves interoperability and harnesses the contributions of citizens, academic institutions, businesses and organisations who use the… Read more

FoldIt:Quarantine Edition
FoldIt:Quarantine Edition
Foldit is an online puzzle video game about protein folding. It is part of an experimental research project developed by the University of Washington, Center for Game Science, in … Read more

 

Featured resources

The ECSA Characteristics of Citizen Science
The ECSA Characteristics of Citizen Science
This document attempts to represent a wide range of opinions in an inclusive way, to allow for different types of projects and programmes, where context-specific criteria can be set.The characteristics … Read more
ECSA 10 Principles of Citizen Science
ECSA 10 Principles of Citizen Science
Citizen science is a flexible concept which can be adapted and applied within diverse situations and disciplines. The statements below were developed by the ‘Sharing best practice and building capacity’ … Read more
Citizen Science Evaluation Framework
Citizen Science Evaluation Framework
In today’s knowledge-based society we are experiencing a rise in citizen science activities. Citizen science goals include enhancing scientific knowledge generation, contributing to societally relevant questions, fostering scientific literacy in … Read more
 
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