On going events

BIO-DATAthon: A unique validation event of biodiversity data!

online, Dec 07, 2022

The activity aims to validate species names of the biodiversity observations coming from several citizen science platforms, such as Natusfera, Pl@ntNet or Artportalen; you can validate terrestrial or marine images, depending on your expertise! The event is organised by the Cos4Cloud project. Natusfera and Artportalen are citizen science platforms where volunteers update and identify all kinds of biodiversity images, while Pl@ntNet gathers plants’ observations worldwide. These images are now available in Cos4Bio, a new online platform that integrates observations on biodiversity from various citizen science platforms. When? This online event will take place from the 7th of December until the …
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Upcoming events

Zürcher Familiengeschichte – Den «Keller-Escher» transkribieren

Zentralbibliothek Zürich, Zähringerplatz 6, 8001 Zürich, Jan 28, 2023 10:00

Transkribieren Sie mit uns ein genealogisches Grundlagenwerk Wer sich in Zürich auf die Spuren der alten Bürgergeschlechter begibt, lernt bald die sieben grossformatigen Bände von Carl Keller-Eschers «Promptuarium genealogicum» kennen: Der Familienforscher hat darin die Stammbäume und Abstammungslinien von über 250 Altzürcher Familien von Aberli bis Zoller akribisch erforscht und handschriftlich aufgezeichnet. Wir haben die Bände nun digitalisiert und auf e-manuscripta veröffentlicht. Wir möchten den Text mit Ihrer Hilfe im Transkriptionstool von e-manuscripta transkribieren und online für alle zur Verfügung stellen. Bringen Sie mit uns die Stammbäume von Stadtzürcher Geschlechtern wie den Bosshard, Erni, Füssli, Keller, Pestalozzi oder Stucki ins …
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Österreichische Citizen Science Konferenz 2023

Linz, Österreich, Apr 19, 2023

In Zeiten umfangreicher sozialer, ökologischer und digitaler Veränderungsprozesse sind wir als Gesellschaft auf vielfältige Weise gefordert, auf diese neuen Gegebenheiten zu reagieren, alternative Lösungsansätze zu finden und eine gestaltende Rolle einzunehmen. Wissenschaft und Bildung kommen dabei eine zentrale Rolle und Verantwortung zu. Die Vielschichtigkeit dieser Veränderungsprozesse erfordert die Zusammenarbeit nicht nur unterschiedlicher wissenschaftlicher Disziplinen und Bildungsbereiche, sondern vor allem auch den Brückenschlag zwischen Wissenschaft und Gesellschaft, Kunst, Wirtschaft und Politik. Die Österreichische Citizen Science Konferenz rückt die Kooperation zwischen Wissenschaft und Gesellschaft ins Zentrum und fördert den Austausch von Forschenden, Bürger*innen und Praktiker*innen aus Österreich, Deutschland und der Schweiz. Seit …
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Citizen Science Summer School: Transforming research through public participation

Zürich, Switzerland, Jun 04, 2023 14:00

What are the potentials of citizen science for increased dialogue between science and society? How can citizen science contribute to solving societal challenges and transforming science? How do I improve equity and inclusion in and through my participatory research project? What skills and competencies do researchers and citizens need to do citizen science? The Citizen Science Summer School tackles these and other issues from 04-09 June 2023 in Zurich, Switzerland. We welcome researchers from all research institutions and disciplines. However, we also encourage practitioners who work in the field of citizen science to apply! The School is organized by the …
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Past events

ESCAPE 1st Citizen Science Workshop

Online, Dec 02, 2021 13:00
The First ESCAPE Citizen Science Workshop will feature showcases of successful citizen science projects in several research fields covered by the ESCAPE Science Partners. There will also be a series of hands-on tutorials in which you will learn how to build your own citizen science project, implement advanced statistical aggregation methods and integrate machine learning.

Workshop series: Common challenges in citizen science

Online, Nov 30, 2021 15:00

Scivil and Stickydot are organising a series of four thematic workshops on common challenges in citizen science. These workshops are aimed at people who are involved or interested in coordinating, organising or supporting citizen science initiatives. Experience with citizen science is welcome, but not required, just your willingness to ask, share and discuss about the topic! Each workshop will kick off with a short inspirational testimonial by a citizen science practitioner, followed by breakout and plenary sessions where you will be discussing and exchanging questions, experiences and challenges with the other participants. The first one of these workshops will take …
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The future of citizen science: sharing experiences from the European community

Online, Nov 24, 2021 11:00

The future of citizen science: sharing experiences from the European community is a gathering of the global citizen science community. It is aimed at sharing experiences and stimulating debates about the role citizen science can play in supporting a sustainable, just and green Europe. Over two days you will hear from a great variety of speakers, be able to share your ideas and meet like-minded individuals. Here are some of the highlights you can look forward to: hear from over twenty different speakers from across Europe, take part in the satellite high-level policy event, take part in discussions during a …
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What’s new in citizen science training: from open science to public engagement

Online, Oct 27, 2021 11:00
EU-Citizen.Science contains a wide array of free, self-directed training modules on citizen science on its Moodle page. The themes of the training modules range from introduction to citizen science over research design and methods, engagement and impact to communication and regulations and ethics. At this event, we will showcase three of these training modules and offer the opportunity to meet the trainers who developed them. We will launch the final version of the EU-Citizen.Science platform and show its new features. Finally, the winners of the #MonthOfTheProjects campaign will be presented.

Citizen Science Summer School: Transforming research through public participation

Zürich, Switzerland, Jun 04, 2023 14:00

What are the potentials of citizen science for increased dialogue between science and society? How can citizen science contribute to solving societal challenges and transforming science? How do I improve equity and inclusion in and through my participatory research project? What skills and competencies do researchers and citizens need to do citizen science? The Citizen Science Summer School tackles these and other issues from 04-09 June 2023 in Zurich, Switzerland. We welcome researchers from all research institutions and disciplines. However, we also encourage practitioners who work in the field of citizen science to apply! The School is organized by the …
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Österreichische Citizen Science Konferenz 2023

Linz, Österreich, Apr 19, 2023

In Zeiten umfangreicher sozialer, ökologischer und digitaler Veränderungsprozesse sind wir als Gesellschaft auf vielfältige Weise gefordert, auf diese neuen Gegebenheiten zu reagieren, alternative Lösungsansätze zu finden und eine gestaltende Rolle einzunehmen. Wissenschaft und Bildung kommen dabei eine zentrale Rolle und Verantwortung zu. Die Vielschichtigkeit dieser Veränderungsprozesse erfordert die Zusammenarbeit nicht nur unterschiedlicher wissenschaftlicher Disziplinen und Bildungsbereiche, sondern vor allem auch den Brückenschlag zwischen Wissenschaft und Gesellschaft, Kunst, Wirtschaft und Politik. Die Österreichische Citizen Science Konferenz rückt die Kooperation zwischen Wissenschaft und Gesellschaft ins Zentrum und fördert den Austausch von Forschenden, Bürger*innen und Praktiker*innen aus Österreich, Deutschland und der Schweiz. Seit …
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Zürcher Familiengeschichte – Den «Keller-Escher» transkribieren

Zentralbibliothek Zürich, Zähringerplatz 6, 8001 Zürich, Jan 28, 2023 10:00

Transkribieren Sie mit uns ein genealogisches Grundlagenwerk Wer sich in Zürich auf die Spuren der alten Bürgergeschlechter begibt, lernt bald die sieben grossformatigen Bände von Carl Keller-Eschers «Promptuarium genealogicum» kennen: Der Familienforscher hat darin die Stammbäume und Abstammungslinien von über 250 Altzürcher Familien von Aberli bis Zoller akribisch erforscht und handschriftlich aufgezeichnet. Wir haben die Bände nun digitalisiert und auf e-manuscripta veröffentlicht. Wir möchten den Text mit Ihrer Hilfe im Transkriptionstool von e-manuscripta transkribieren und online für alle zur Verfügung stellen. Bringen Sie mit uns die Stammbäume von Stadtzürcher Geschlechtern wie den Bosshard, Erni, Füssli, Keller, Pestalozzi oder Stucki ins …
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Coming to terms with the multiple possible meanings of the term CS. The Activities-Dimensions-Grid of Citizen Science

Zoom, Dec 08, 2022 14:00

Explanation of the grid. How it was developed and why., e. g. voluntary work versus influencing policies versus education versus making. How to place a CS activity. Obvious differences in potential (ethical) guidelines depending on where activity is placed. „Look & feel“ of the Grid. Learning how to apply it to become aware of potential caveats and ethical issues will help to organise citizen science activities in a way that creates a better cost-benefit-ratio and that systematically takes ethical issues and other challenges into account. Who is it aimed at? Anybody who is interested in CS: Scholars, practitioners, policy makers. …
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Citizen Science Nederland - Netwerk Meeting

Social Impact Factory - Utrecht, Dec 07, 2022 09:30

Kan je ook niet wachten om (nieuwe) mensen te ontmoeten die zich bezig houden met Citizen Science en van elkaar te leren door je eigen ervaringen uit te wisselen? Kom dan naar de allereerste netwerk meeting van Citizen Science Nederland op woensdag 7 december in de Social Impact Factory in Utrecht. Iedereen die zich bezighoudt met Citizen Science - van burgerwetenschappers en lokale organisaties tot onderzoekers en beleidsmedewerkers - zijn welkom. Elkaar leren kennen staat centraal bij deze meeting, maar daarnaast willen wij ook graag samen met jullie het nieuwe netwerk vorm geven; "By the Community, For the Community". Aan …
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BIO-DATAthon: A unique validation event of biodiversity data!

online, Dec 07, 2022

The activity aims to validate species names of the biodiversity observations coming from several citizen science platforms, such as Natusfera, Pl@ntNet or Artportalen; you can validate terrestrial or marine images, depending on your expertise! The event is organised by the Cos4Cloud project. Natusfera and Artportalen are citizen science platforms where volunteers update and identify all kinds of biodiversity images, while Pl@ntNet gathers plants’ observations worldwide. These images are now available in Cos4Bio, a new online platform that integrates observations on biodiversity from various citizen science platforms. When? This online event will take place from the 7th of December until the …
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Driving changes to embed Citizen Science at your institution

Online, Dec 06, 2022 10:00

Join this TIME4CS online interactive workshop to learn how you can contribute to fostering the adoption of citizen science as research methodology within your organization through the use of institutional roadmaps. You will have the chance to: - Discuss challenges and opportunities for citizen science in your institution - Learn about using institutional roadmaps as a tool for change - Co-create your own Grounding Action with the TIME4CS Reflection Tool! Hands-on session using our tool, designed to support the development of personalized action plans: reflect on the big vision for your organization, identify relevant stakeholders, define success criteria and necessary …
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Citizen Science Networking Day - Flanders (Belgium)

BMCC in Bruges, Belgium, Nov 15, 2022 09:00

Scivil, the Flemish knowledge center on citizen science, is organizing a networking and learning event at the BMCC Bruges on November 15, 2022. We offer you an inspiring keynote speaker, a series of fascinating talks and workshops on different aspects of citizen science and a networking lunch. During this event, we will launch our latest guide, a guide on citizen science in education. The event runs in parallel to the Digiwijs event for Flemish teachers. We hope to create an exciting cross-pollination between citizen science practitioners and education professionals, both during the session 'citizen science in the classroom', and during …
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Citizen Science for Policy and Practice event

Zoom, Oct 20, 2022 10:00

Join us to discuss participatory research and citizen science and their impact on policy and practice. This event aims to inspire and support you to explore what citizen science is and the opportunities it offers, for policymakers, funders and researchers alike. A range of speakers from international research and policy areas will reflect on citizen science as a form of participatory research, and its impact on policymakers and practitioners around the world. Attendees will have the opportunity to learn more about current projects funded by UKRI and FSA which are exploring ways of embedding citizen science across research, from the …
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CoAct Final Event Week

Online , Oct 18, 2022 14:00

After three exciting and intense years, CoAct is coming to an end. Citizen Social Sciences intends to collaborate equally between citizen groups and academic actors. As a consortium, we propose a new understanding of Citizen Social Science as participatory research co-designed and driven by citizen groups sharing a social concern. They become co-researchers in processes commonly dominated by academic researchers. Throughout the last three years, we brought together and further developed methods to give citizen groups an equal ‘seat at the table’ through active participation in research, from the design to the interpretation of the results and their transformation into …
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Water-ForCE H2020 - Citizen Science for the CAL/VAL of satellite aquatic products

Virtual, Oct 11, 2022 13:00

In situ data acquisition is an expensive process that needs high-frequency and broad spatial coverage to be fully useful in remote sensing calibration and/or validation exercises. An important new source of spatially intensive data acquisition, the crowd sourcing carried out inside of Citizen Science initiatives, has been developed in previous projects within the EU by, among other things, the development of tools and citizen observatories solutions. We will hear the experiences of Citizen Science tools developers and users and Citizen Science experts, as a basis for discussion during our expert panel time afterwards. Our aim is to fully explore the …
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ECSA 2022 Conference: Citizen Science for Planetary Health

Berlin, Oct 05, 2022

Why “Citizen Science for Planetary Health”? Because the health of our planet is at risk. To preserve and support the well-being of all life on Earth, we need the commitment and efforts of everyone – policy makers, the public, business, science and research. Citizen science offers effective and innovative ways to do transdisciplinary research and influence decision-making in multiple areas and ways. Citizen science is particularly suited to connect diverse fields and diverse actors in the common endeavour of collaborating in research. The concept of planetary health is based on the understanding that human health and human civilization depend on …
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Identidades Comunes: II National Meeting of Citizen Science Social Sciences and Humanities in Zaragoza (Spain)

Zaragoza (etopia, Centro de Arte y Tecnología), Sep 20, 2022

"Identidades Comunes" is a space for cooperation and co-creation between project managers, researchers and participants in Citizen Science, social sciences and humanities projects. The national meeting to be held in Zaragoza on 20 September. Researchers, managers of Citizen Science projects, participants or members of associations working to generate knowledge in the field of social sciences and humanities, you are invited to participate with your initiative in this meeting. There are two options: one is present the project you are involved in through a 6-minute face-to-face talk. Up to 12 projects from all over the country will be presented and other …
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Fostering Change: Challenges and Opportunities for Integrating Open and Citizen Science in Higher Education Institutes

Leiden University Library, Aug 31, 2022 09:00

Join the INOS Project for our final project event: Fostering Change: Challenges and Opportunities for integrating Open and Citizen Science at Higher Education Institutions. The workshop will celebrate and share the work of INOS on assessing the social impact of Higher Education Institutions as knowledge hubs, and look to the future of how HEIs can better situate their role in current demands for civic engagement, and societal impact and open learning opportunities. The event will take place in person at Leiden University Library on 31st August, from 9:00AM-13:00PM CEST. There will also be the opportunity to join parts of the …
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Citizen Science and Universities: Summer Course in Santander (Spain)

Santander (Península de la Magdalena), Jul 11, 2022

The summer course "Citizen Science and Universities" organised by the Menéndez Pelayo International University to be held on 11, 12 and 13 July in Santander. Citizen science is already a methodology used in numerous research projects. One of the challenges posed by the course is to find the most effective way to open the university to citizens through Citizen Science. The main objective of this summer course will be to establish a strategic line of work that opens up and brings Citizen Science closer to universities: - The democratization of the knowledge that is produced in the universities themselves, bringing …
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REINFORCE International Training Course 2022

Greece, Jul 10, 2022

Citizen Science creates numerous opportunities for all citizens – independent of their location, gender, or education – to be involved in ground-breaking fundamental research. Through citizen science activities, everyone can contribute to the development of new knowledge. Increasingly, scientists from Large Research Infrastructures and Frontier Physics experiments are starting to share their data and ask for citizens to support the optimization of their detectors to enhance discoveries potential. Have you ever wondered how you can contribute to cutting edge scientific research or how can frontier science contribute to society? Can you imagine yoruselves participating in a community with other citizens, …
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Describing your citizen science project – How to present your project and recruit volunteers

Online, Jul 07, 2022 14:00

In this installment of our webinar series, CS Track researchers will share tips and tricks for writing informative and engaging project descriptions and analyse concrete examples (both positive and negative) together with the participants. Moreover, participants will have the chance to draft their own descriptions and receive feedback from the presenters. Following a round of introductions and presentation of our research, the participants will analyse examples (good and bad), discuss good practices for writing project descriptions, and then draft their own project descriptions (for real or fantasy projects). Who is it aimed at? Project initiators and coordinators, CS platform managers …
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Forum on Impact Assessment in Citizen Science

https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/impact-assessment-in-citizen-science-registration-325806143947, Jul 05, 2022 13:00
On 5th July the MICS, CoAct and ACTION projects are co-hosting a forum on impact assessment in citizen science. This will be an opportunity to explore current frameworks, methods and tools for impact assessment as well as discussing what is currently missing for effective impact assessment and how we can monitor the contribution of citizen science to global societal challenges and the EU missions. You can register to take part here [https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/impact-assessment-in-citizen-science-registration-325806143947]. If you have developed an approach for impact assessment in citizen science and would like to contribute to the planning of the event please contact Luigi [lceccaroni@earthwatch.org.uk].

Österreichische Citizen Science Konferenz 2022: Citizen Science - Warum (eigentlich) nicht?

Dornbirn, Austria, Jun 28, 2022

Die inatura Erlebnis Naturschau freut sich, als Mitglied des Citizen Science Network Austria die 7. Österreichische Citizen Science Konferenz vom 28. – 30.06.2022 gemeinsam mit der österreichischen Citizen Science Plattform Österreich forscht und der Universität für Bodenkultur Wien in Dornbirn veranstalten zu dürfen. Der Tradition der Österreichischen Citizen Science Konferenzen folgend sind explizit alle Fachrichtungen und Vertreter*innen mit unterschiedlichsten institutionellen Hintergründen eingeladen teilzunehmen. Folgende Fragen sollen aus unterschiedlichen Perspektiven beleuchtet werden. „Warum soll ich als Wissenschaftler*in Interessierte an meiner Forschung aktiv teilhaben lassen?“ „Warum soll ich als Citizen Scientist meine Freizeit opfern und bei einem Forschungsprojekt mitmachen?“ „Welche Vorteile kann …
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The role of photographic heritage in empowering communities participation in cultural heritage

Pisa, Italy, Jun 28, 2022

This event is organized by Photoconsortium in cooperation with the University of Pisa and will be hosted at the Museum of Graphics in Pisa (Italy). The event will take the form of a 1-day conference with leading speakers from the CitizenHeritage consortium partners and other experts in digital cultural heritage, in Social Sciences and Humanities research and in the use of participatory approaches in a cultural and/or educational context. The main aim of the event will be to offer insights about successful stories of citizen participation in Cultural Heritage Institutions and Higher Education Institutions. In addition to the conference programme, …
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Cos4Cloud and its services for the citizen science community

Zoom, Jun 23, 2022 11:00

Cos4Cloud is a EU-funded project that is co-designing, prototyping and implementing a number of new tools and services that address the technological challenges shared by citizen observatories. These services can help citizen observatories to improve data and information quality of observations and can be used as modules, so that any existing citizen science observatory will be able to choose and install the technological services they wish. In this webinar, we will give a short introduction of the project and present two of the services developed: MOBIS and FASTCAT-Cloud. MOBIS is a service to create integrative citizen science apps where you …
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Citizen science to inspire educators – The importance of metadata and open data, online workshop, 14 June

ZOOM, Jun 14, 2022 14:00

Social media and online platforms are used by citizen science projects to share information about their work, how to participate, and motivate citizens to join them but also as a research tool. CS Track is exploring how communication is done and what type of information is shared. In this workshop, we want to share our insights on this and also explain how this data can be used in other contexts such as formal education. Furthermore, we would like to know more about your experience with metadata, metadata standards, and your ideas on how this data can also be used for …
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The critical role of Citizen Science in the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Biodiversity

Zoom - Link will be provided upon registration, Jun 09, 2022 14:00
In this virtual session of the Fifth Science-Policy Forum for Biodiversity, representatives from leading scientific agencies, natural history museums from around the world, and other global experts and engaged citizens will exchange experiences on citizen science, reflect on its contributions in support of the Post-2020 Global Biodiversity Framework and discuss collaboration opportunities to scale up its impact. The outcomes of this event will be reported at COP15.

2022 Ecsite Conference

Heilbronn, Germany, Jun 02, 2022

The 2022 Ecsite Conference will be a unique professional development opportunity, offering an intense mix of intellectual stimulation, purposeful and creative sessions, business opportunities, and unparalleled networking …. all true to the spirit of the Ecsite community - creative, engaging, open and professional. The 2022 Conference edition will be held at a very special place with a unique atmosphere: at a camp in the city of Heilbronn, hosted by experimenta science centre. With its surprising and unusual spaces, it will provide places and moments for stopping to take a deep breath, for reflection, for manifold inspiring encounters – and it …
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REINFORCE International Youth Art & Science Contest

Cascina - Pisa, Jun 01, 2022 12:00

The REINFORCE International Youth Art & Science Contest focuses on the concepts of fundamental physics, such as space, time and the nature and structure of the Universe. We are seeking artwork from kids aged 4-18 and all contestants have until 15 September, 2022 to submit their work. The winning entries will be presented during the 2022 European Researchers'Nights events at the European Gravitational Observatory and the finalists will be given the opportunity to participate in a virtual tour of the Observatory and the VIRGO detector (https://www.ego-gw.it). Those able to visit the site for the occasion will have the chance to …
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Open Innovaton in Science Research Conference 2022

Hybrid at CERN IdeaSquare, Geneva, May 11, 2022
Researching OIS includes investigating whether, how, and under which conditions applying open and collaborative practices along one or more stages of the scientific research process influences novelty, efficiency, and/or the impact of scientific research, taking a balanced view that recognizes important contingency factors on the individual, organizational, and ecosystem-level. Within this framework, paper presentation sessions at this year’s conference are, among others, related to citizen and crowd science, university-industry collaborations, data and material sharing, inter- and transdisciplinary collaborations, and scientific networks.

Forum Citizen Science 2022

Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg, May 11, 2022

Jährlich findet das Forum Citizen Science Deutschland statt und bietet der Citizen-Science-Community eine Plattform für Diskussion, Erfahrungsaustausch und Vernetzung. Das ist die Fachkonferenz mit Workshops, Diskussionen und Projektvorstellungen. Die Community ist im Rahmen des Call for Proposals eingeladen, das Programm sowie den Markt der Möglichkeiten aktiv mitzugestalten. Die Veranstaltung organisieren wir gemeinsam mit lokalen Partner*innen. Das Forum Citizen Science 2022 ist eine gemeinsame Veranstaltung von Wissenschaft im Dialog, dem Museum für Naturkunde Berlin in Kooperation mit der Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg. Das Forum Citizen Science 2022 steht unter dem Motto: "Global - Regional - Lokal: mit Bürgerwissenschaften für die UN-Nachhaltigkeitsziele". Im Mittelpunkt …
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Science communication in CS projects – strategies, and tools

Online, May 03, 2022 14:00

During this interactive webinar, members of the CS Track team will share strategies for science communication in citizen science projects, provide an overview of relevant software and resources, and help participants explore an easy-to-use free data visualization tool. Who is it aimed at? Researchers, Institutions, Project initiators/coordinators What will you learn? Participants will learn more about the dos and don’ts of science communication in a CS context, get an overview of free online resources and tools, and find out how they can use Flourish to easily visualize their projects’ research data. Workshop leaders Workshop leaders Alejandro Carbonell-Alcocer & Alberto Sánchez-Acedo, …
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Innovative INOS: Bringing Open Knowledge and Innovation to Higher Education

Online and at the University of Bordeaux, May 03, 2022 09:00

Since 2019, the INOS project (Integrating open and citizen science into active learning approaches in higher education) has developed activities, experiences and tools to encourage HEIs to be part of this growing movement through teaching, learning, training and taking part in open innovation and knowledge activities. On the 3rd and the 4th of May the INOS project will hold a two-day online event to present the results and outputs of the project. The event will be split into three areas of discussion: - A general introduction to illustrate the ways that HEIs integrate open and citizen science into their practices. …
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Engaging Citizen Science Conference 2022

Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark, Apr 25, 2022

The Engaging Citizen Science Conference will take place at Aarhus University, Denmark, April 25-26, 2022 and will promote knowledge sharing among the citizen science community. The aim of the conference is to engage citizen science researchers, practitioners, and citizens in sharing research, ideas, and innovations in order to make the field thrive and expand. The conference will be interdisciplinary in scope, inviting workshops, dialogue roundtables, posters, and demos from all main areas of research (natural and technical sciences, life and health sciences, and social sciences and humanities). The main conference language will be English, meaning that keynotes and main track …
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WHAT IS PLANETARY HEALTH AND WHY WE NEED DIVERSE CITIZEN SCIENCE PERSPECTIVES AND STAKEHOLDERS TO SUPPORT IT

https://bit.ly/3JkbAQp, Apr 07, 2022 13:30

WHAT IS PLANETARY HEALTH AND WHY WE NEED DIVERSE CITIZEN SCIENCE PERSPECTIVES AND STAKEHOLDERS TO SUPPORT IT Let’s celebrate the World Health Day (https://www.who.int/campaigns/world-health-day) on April 7th, 13:30-14:30 (CET) with the webinar by Kim Grützmacher, Museum für Naturkunde Berlin, introducing the #ECSA2022 conference from an holistic perspective. What is Planetary Health? And why we need diverse Citizen Science perspectives and stakeholders to support it? This webinar will introduce the holistic concept of Planetary Health. We aim to show that it will take diverse synergies and collaboration with the entire Citizen Science community with many scientific disciplines to implement the best …
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Online networking meeting for Young Science & Citizen Science contact persons

Online, Mar 30, 2022 14:00

The OeAD Center for Citizen Science and OeAD Young Science regularly invite to network meetings for contact persons at Austrian research institutions. The network meeting offers space for getting to know each other and exchanging experiences. In terms of content, the focus of this meeting is on our annual topic “Eurobarometer survey and science skepticism in Austria”. The employees of the OeAD Center for Citizen Science will also give an overview of the planned activities and offers for 2022. The network meeting is aimed exclusively at Young Science contact persons and Citizen Science contact persons. If your institution would also …
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Reaching out and stepping up: How citizen science and RRI can enhance bioscience research

Online, Mar 28, 2022 14:00

Since the onset of the COVID19 pandemic, the impact of bioscience research on all of our lives has been made far too clear. However, developments within this field of research will continue to have long-lasting impacts on the world around us long after the current pandemic, from improving food security, mitigating climate change, protecting wildlife and the environment, as well as to continued medical advancements of all types. As the world continues to collide with the field of bioscience research, it has become increasingly important to include societal actors when we approach these fields of study. ResBios and StepChange invite …
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High-Level Roundtable and Interactive Workshop: Opening Research Infrastructures - How citizens can play an active role in the advance of ground-breaking research?

Online, Mar 24, 2022 15:00

Europe is home of major world class research infrastructures which are crucial enablers of research and technological innovation and drivers of multidisciplinary and data-intensive science. Such research infrastructures can also play a key role in eliminating anti-intellectual beliefs in society and providing citizens with the intellectual ammunition needed to become critical consumers of scientific knowledge. This can be done by creating a well-functioning ecosystem that allows new forms of co-creation between professional researchers and citizen scientists by empowering the latter not only with access to research outputs but also to take part in the process of scientific discovery producing high-quality …
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Webinar: Unlocking the Potential of Citizen Science Collaborations

Online, Mar 16, 2022 15:00

This webinar is designed to discuss different approaches to citizen science by LIBER and ECSA Citizen Science Working Groups together with Leiden University, with the purpose of discovering synergies and potential opportunities for collaboration. During the webinar, speakers will cover: (1) achievements in advancing citizen science at libraries and universities; (2) the organisation of citizen science activities in universities, including a citizen science ‘engine room’ at the University of Southern Denmark; (3) how to embed citizen science activities for research and education purposes through sharing best practices, policies, and ‘sharing’ programmes; (4) finding the ‘sweet spot’ for citizen science in …
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Analyzing Citizen Science Projects using Web-based Tools

Online, Mar 15, 2022 14:00
This workshop is about exploring a web-based tool (analytics workbench) that can be used to collect information about citizen science projects. It is based on current work in the European CS Track project, which seeks to increase the knowledge on CS using web-based analytics (computational analyses based on projects’ manifestations on the web and social media) and questionnaires, combined in a multi-perspective analysis. The analytics workbench can be used by the participants of the workshop to explore the landscape of online citizen science projects and to analyze projects with methods of text mining/analytics and social network analysis.

Open Science Conference 2022

Online, Mar 08, 2022

The Open Science Conference 2022 is the 9th international conference of the Leibniz Research Alliance Open Science. The annual conference is dedicated to the Open Science movement and provides a unique forum for researchers, librarians, practitioners, infrastructure providers, policy makers, and other important stakeholders to discuss the latest and future developments in Open Science. The conference offers insights into both practical and technical innovations that serve the implementation of open practices as well as current and pioneering developments in the global Open Science movement. Such developments are, for example, the increasing plea for open practices as lessons learned from global …
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The uptake of data by citizen scientists, aggregators and end-users: successes, challenges and gaps in the dataflow

Feb 27, 2022

We are organising an hybrid scientific session at the Ocean Science Meeting, 27 Feb - 4 March 2022 on ‘The uptake of data by citizen scientists, aggregators and end-users: successes, challenges and gaps in the dataflow’ and are inviting you to submit an abstract by 29 September 2021. Please find more details of the session below. OD11 The uptake of data by citizen scientists, aggregators and end-users: successes, challenges and gaps in the dataflow Keywords: Citizen science, marine data, dataflow, interoperability, acceptance, engagement, policy, data management, validation, end user needs, sustainability, impact Organizers: Patrick Gorringe, patrick.gorringe@smhi.se, James Sprinks, jsprinks@earthwatch.org.uk, Peter …
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Citizen Science goes Europe!

Online, Feb 25, 2022 12:00

Citizen Science-Projekte und -Initiativen bereichern zunehmend die europäische Landschaft - sowohl auf nationaler als auch auf europäischer Ebene. Doch welche Strukturen und EU-Projekte gibt es, die als Impulsgeber*in fungieren? Was genau machen diese Initiativen und welche Angebote haben sie bereits für nationale, regionale und lokale Citizen Science Projekte? In dieser digitalen Mittagspause stellen wir euch ECSA, die European Citizen Science Association, sowie zwei EU-Projekte, EU-Citizen.Science und CS Track, mit ihren Aktivitäten und Veranstaltungen in drei kurzen Impulsvorträgen vor. Die digitale Mittagspause findet über Zoom statt. Bitte registriert euch, um den Link zum Zoom-Raum zu erhalten und an der Veranstaltung teilzunehmen. …
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Webinar: Data protection, vulnerable groups and citizen science

Online, Feb 22, 2022 15:00

This interesting webinar will shed some light on the challenges and possible solutions of data protection of vulnerable groups. In the first part, the webinar will focus on the guidelines and desirable practices when working with vulnerable groups to assure their rights are protected. Then, representatives of citizen science projects that work with vulnerable groups will give their insights. Afterwards, there will be an interactive exercise followed by a final discussion. This webinar is jointly organised by ECSA and Panelfit. Whether you want to participate in the discussion or just listen, you are very welcome. You can see the program …
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Stories about Women in Citizen Science

Online, Feb 11, 2022 11:00
ECSA is celebrating the 2022 International Day of Women and Girls in Science. This is promoted every year by UNESCO. Together with the ECSA Storytelling and Other Arts Working Group, we will share stories from many people (from all genders) from our community, who are particularly engaged in this field. One day a year is not enough to achieve equal opportunities for all, however even these symbolic moments are inspiring and need our strong support. The webinar and the stories will be broadcasted on the ECSA YouTube channel, so join us there from 11am on 11th February 2022: https://www.youtube.com/c/ecsaeuropeancitizenscienceassociation

The Role of Citizens in EU Missions Implementation

Online, Feb 08, 2022 13:30

The TIME4CS consortium is delighted to invite you at the 1st Citizen Science Helix Event on The Role of Citizens in EU Missions Implementation - Tuesday, the 8th of February. EU Missions are a novelty of the Horizon Europe research and innovation programme. They are a new way to bring concrete solutions to some of our greatest challenges. With ambitious goals, they will deliver impact by putting research and innovation into a new role, combined with new forms of governance and collaboration, as well as by engaging citizens. Missions will engage with citizens to boost societal uptake of new solutions …
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Paris Open Science European Conference (OSEC)

Online, Feb 04, 2022

This international conference is being organised with the strong support of the Ministry of Higher Education, Research and Innovation, the French Academy of Sciences, the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS),the National Institute of Health and Medical Research (Inserm), the High Council for Evaluation of Research and Higher Education (Hcéres), the French National Research Agency (ANR), the University of Lorraine and the University of Nantes. The main topics addressed during this conference come within the framework of the transformation of the research and innovation ecosystem in Europe. Particular attention will be given to transparency in health research, the necessary …
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Citizen Science Pub Quiz

Online, Jan 27, 2022 19:30

After the great success of the first two online editions of its popular pub quiz, Österreich forscht is very pleased to invite you to a new edition together with the colleagues from CoAct. The pub quiz is for everyone who wants to contribute their knowledge about science and have fun. Do you know your way around the world of science? Do you love quizzing together with your friends? Then "Pub forscht" is the right place for you! The teams can consist of max. 6 persons. "Pub forscht" will be held in both German and English via Zoom. Deadline for registering …
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3rd ESFRI RIs -EOSC Workshop: What does EOSC bring to RI users?

Online, Jan 25, 2022
The main objective of the workshop is to bring together ESFRI, ESFRI Research Infrastructures (RIs) and European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) stakeholders, in order to showcase and better comprehend the EOSC concept, including the Open Science and “FAIR” policy agenda, and the vision for the future, along with the EOSC value proposition for its users, and ensure an optimal federation of clusters and RIs with EOSC. The event will focus on the current state of EOSC and how the thematic RIs and ESFRI clusters fit into the developing landscape, including the partnership with the newly established EOSC Association.

Online Course on Management of Biosphere Reserves and other designated areas

Online, Jan 10, 2022 14:00

If you are a post graduate student, young scientist, member of a MAB Youth Group, educator or manager working on Biosphere Reserves and other designated areas, then, this online course is for you! The course is the virtual part of the 2021 Asterousia Hybrid University on Management of Biosphere Reserves and other designated areas, and will run from 10 January to 6 February 2022. The course in a nutshell : DURATION: Four weeks, starting from 10 January to 6 February 2022. FORMAT: It combines asynchronous (self-paced) and synchronous sessions (weekly live meetings). COMMITTMENT: The total training time for learners is …
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EUSEA Conference 2021

Online, Dec 07, 2021 09:30
The annual conference of the European Science Engagement Association (EUSEA) is aimed at researchers and practitioners in the fields of science communication and citizen science. This year's edition will also celebrate the 20th anniversary of EUSEA. On this occasion, no conference fees will be charged for participation. During this event, topics such as the importance of citizen and societal engagement in Horizon Europe and the perspectives on public engagement outside of Europe will be tackled. In addition, you can also attend four interactive workshops focused on new and exciting ways of science communication.

Technology in and for Society. Innovating well for inclusive transitions

Online, Dec 06, 2021 11:30
This conference seeks to develop a policy agenda to pair the transformative potential of emerging technology with the necessity of good governance: how can we innovate both more and well, i.e. within inclusive processes, with values at the centre, and with lasting positive impact. The multi-stakeholder meeting aims to explore values, design principles, and a possible practical agenda for leveraging good governance for critical sociotechnical transformations.

Webinar & Workshop "Copernicus: Europe's Satellite Data for Our Own Climate"

Online, Nov 23, 2021 12:30

The event offers participants a first insight into the Earth Observation System "Copernicus" and the broad application possibilities of the openly available data. Copernicus offers freely accessible services in various fields, which among other things directly contribute to the monitoring of climate change. In addition, a limited number of participants will have the opportunity to get to know and use the Sen2Cube.at toolbox of the University of Salzburg in a professionally guided workshop. Sen2cube supports the image analysis of satellite data of user-defined regions and intervals. By means of an example it will be shown how these data can be …
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Citizen Science: Two Institutional Viewpoints from the UK and Denmark

Online, Nov 18, 2021 14:00

In this webinar, LIBER’s Citizen Science Working Group will focus on the role of Citizen Science in research universities and libraries by exploring two case studies: the UCL office for Open Science and Scholarship, and Citizen Science Knowledge Center at the University of Southern Denmark. After this webinar you will be able to: • Achieve a greater understanding of the role of Citizen Science in research-led universities; • Be able to identify practical ways to implement Citizen Science to include citizens as partners in research; • Know where to find the resources and skills needed to deliver Citizen Science practice. …
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Incontro Nazionale di Citizen Science Italia

Maremma Natural History Museum, Grosseto, Italy, Nov 11, 2021 10:30

Con grande piacere comunichiamo che l’11-12 novembre 2021 presso il Museo di Storia Naturale della Maremma (Grosseto) si terrà un incontro Nazionale di Citizen Science organizzato in collaborazione con EU-Citizen.Science e Action. Sarà l'occasione per aggiornare la comunità italiana di CS sulle principali novità dei progetti italiani e internazionali. Gli interventi per la presentazione dei progetti saranno strutturati come "speed-talk" di pochi minuti, oltre alle domande. Verrà fatto circolare più avanti un template per le presentazioni. Stiamo lavorando per organizzare l'evento in presenza, nel rispetto della vigente normativa anti-Covid. L'incontro sarà in ogni caso fruibile anche in streaming sulla pagina …
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YouCount webinar: Transformative & Innovative Impact

Online, Nov 04, 2021 13:00

Young people in Europe are facing many challenges with regard to social inclusion (e.g. social participation, employment, social belonging). There is a pressing need to develop more knowledge and innovation to create more inclusive and youth-friendly societies. One way to contribute to this is through Citizen Social Science with young people - Youth Citizen Social Science (Y-CSS). The YouCount project has organised a series of three webinars to discuss central questions of Y-CSS and to create a network of interested people. The third and last webinar "Transformative & Innovative Impact" will take place on the 4th of November. These webinars …
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CitSciOz21 Virtual Conference

Online, Oct 27, 2021

“CitSciOz21: Celebrate, Communicate, Co-create” is an online virtual conference organised by the Australian Citizen Science Association that will take place 27 – 29 October 2021. Centered around the themes of Celebrate, Communicate, and Co-Create, this virtual experience will invite participants to explore, investigate and showcase successful citizen science projects from Australia and the rest of the world. Moreover, different citizen science communication techniques for maximum impact will be showcased. The virtual conference will ensure a highly interactive and engaging event, with the capacity to network with your fellow attendees, speakers, and sponsors as well as providing you with the learning …
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Save the Dates: Grace final webinars

Online, Oct 26, 2021

As the GRACE project comes to an end, project partners will share their findings and provide stakeholders with useful knowledge to implement RRI in research performing and funding organisations by organising a set of eight thematic webinars. From 26 October to 14 December, these webinars will each address a different topic related to GRACE, with the participation of experts inside and outside of the project. Topics will include: (1) Main considerations to take into account at the start of an RRI project; (2) Making the case for public engagement; (3) GEP in Research Funding organisations; (4) Public Engagement from the …
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Methodologies & Evaluation: Setting up Youth Citizen Social Science

Online, Oct 21, 2021 13:00

Young people in Europe are facing many challenges with regard to social inclusion (e.g. social participation, employment, social belonging). There is a pressing need to develop more knowledge and innovation to create more inclusive and youth-friendly societies. One way to contribute to this is through Citizen Social Science with young people - Youth Citizen Social Science (Y-CSS). This webinar offers an opportunity for exchange on doing Y-CSS in practice and it seeks to mobilise your expertise and feedback for the YouCount project. Members of the project are developing a framework for setting up case studies in several countries. The challenge …
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Introducing Odour Pollution in the Policy Agendas

Online, Oct 20, 2021 11:00
This is the third webinar of the D-NOSES Conference on Odour Management & Citizen Science. It will address citizen science to influence policy, the regulatory framework as well as highlight the need of a standard methodology.

The D-NOSES Methodology and results to tackle odour pollution using citizen science

Online, Oct 18, 2021 11:00
This webinar is the second of the D-NOSES Conference on Odour Management and Citizen Science series. Experts will present the D-NOSES scientific & innovative methodology to tackle odour pollution through citizen science as well as the pilot results. Additional aspects such as energizer, data validation and inclusiveness are addressed, besides an evaluation of the work done.

The D-NOSES project at a glance

Online, Oct 14, 2021 11:00
This is the first webinar of the D-NOSES Conference on Odour Management and Citizen Science. After honourable opening remarks by EC representatives, the D-NOSES project will be introduced as an innovative methodology to tackle odour pollution through citizen science. The need of a multi-level governance model and a multi-level engagement model will be discussed, as well as the D-NOSES engagement model and project tools. Further, 10 citizen science interventions at local level to monitor and improve odour issues will be presented. Finally, the D-NOSES Exploitation and Sustainability Plan will be described.

2021 Inclusive SciComm Symposium

Online, Oct 14, 2021
Inclusive SciComm comprises varied perspectives, including community engagement, informal science learning, arts, community organizing, journalism, community-based participatory research, inclusive pedagogy, service learning, library science, and many others. The purpose of the Inclusive SciComm Symposium is to build a community that actively challenges the dominant, frequently marginalizing norms of STEMM and deficit-oriented approaches to communication culture, and promotes science communication that values individual and group assets. Through these transformations, the Inclusive SciComm community will reimagine and change how science is conducted and discussed.

Citizen Science for the Oceans: From observation to information - towards digital twins of the ocean

Online, Oct 13, 2021 16:00

In this webinar you will learn about citizen science activities related to the oceans. We will use the case of jelly fish as an example, start with the observations done by citizens using mobile apps. Then you learn how the data can be integrated in systems, including the use of standards making the data, in this case biological data, interoperable. You will also learn how to approach making the apps themselves. As NextGEOSS already has citizen science data catalogued on the data hub, you will now learn how we will expand this with the help from among others Earthwatch through …
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Citizen engagement TRANSFORMing regional R&I policymaking

Oct 12, 2021 09:30

Citizen engagement can strengthen trust between institutions and citizens. In the TRANSFORM project (funded under Horizon 2020) citizen science, co-design and co-creation have been applied to regional R&I decision-making in Lombardy, Catalonia, and Brussels-Capital. Through sharing of experiences and promising outcomes of citizen engagement in regional R&I policies, this participatory lab will provide examples and suggestions on how to create more open, transparent and inclusive regional R&I governance processes. Join us in an interactive session and learn more about the benefits of citizen engagement, get your questions answered by experts, share your experiences and suggestions for further applications in regional …
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Ciencia ciudadana en apoyo a los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible (ODS)

Online, Sep 30, 2021 18:00

[ES] El próximo 30 de septiembre, el grupo OSDG (formado por la consultora lituana PPMI, el grupo SDG AI Lab del Programa de las Naciones Unidas para el Desarrollo (UNDP) y una creciente comunidad de investigadores) junto con el Instituto INAECU (UAM-UC3M) organizará la Jornada ‘Ciencia ciudadana en apoyo a los Objetivos de Desarrollo Sostenible (ODS)‘ que se realizará de forma virtual. La jornada se articulará en tres partes. En primer lugar, una mesa introductoria que reunirá a expertos internacionales relacionados con ciencia abierta y los objetivos de desarrollo sostenible. En una segunda parte, un workshop práctico dónde se presentará …
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SeeRRI Final Conference | Bringing RRI into Regional Planning

Barcelona, Sep 29, 2021

Since January 2019, the SeeRRI project has been working with European regional policymakers to explore how regional governments can practice responsible regional planning – regional planning that is anticipative, reflexive, inclusive, and responsive. Nearly three years of joint efforts will culminate in the “Bringing RRI into regional planning: From theory to SeeRRI” Conference to be held in Barcelona on September 29-30, 2021. At the conference, participants will: (1) Learn about the outcomes and lessons from the SeeRRI project; (2) Hear interesting perspectives on sustainability, regional innovation strategies, RRI, and related topics from a range of distinguished guest speakers; (3) Engage …
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ORION Open Science Final Conference

Online, Sep 27, 2021

The conference will consist of two parts of 3 hours each: 27 September - Co-creation, engagement and dialogue – Sharing experiences Get practical hands-on tips and tricks to engage the public in science and how to embed Open Science practices in your organisation. The session will highlight tools; citizen science activities, co-creation methodologies, funding frameworks, action plans and training materials developed and tested during the ORION Open Science project. 28 September - Embedding Open Science practices at national, European and institutional level Join policy makers and other stakeholders from across Europe to discuss ways to embed open science practices at …
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How to open up research & innovation to young people?

Online, Sep 24, 2021 13:00

Young people in Europe are facing many challenges with regard to social inclusion. Social participation, employment, social belonging are important examples. There is a pressing need to develop more knowledge and innovation to create more inclusive and youth-friendly societies. One way to contribute to this is Citizen Social Science with young people - Youth Citizen Social Science (Y-CSS). We organise a series of three webinars to discuss central questions of Y-CSS and to create a network of interested people. The webinars are for practitioners of Citizen Science, Community-based Research and youth engagement. We would be happy to learn from your …
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EuroBioBlitz 2021

Online, Sep 24, 2021

Nature is vitally important, and nature is in trouble, but we can all help with nature’s recovery by helping fill in the gaps in what we know about the species on our doorsteps. By looking out for wildlife in your own neighbourhood, you can support vital conservation research whilst connecting with nature and enjoying the outdoors. That is why this September, researchers, school groups, citizens and wildlife enthusiasts across the continent are coming together in a race against the clock to put nature on the map, submitting photos and observations of wildlife in their neighbourhoods through the free, easy to …
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I Encuentro Nacional de Ciencia Ciudadana, Ciencias Sociales y Humanidades: Identidades Comunes

Zaragoza (Spain), Sep 23, 2021 10:00
El evento se concibe como un encuentro de cooperación e intercambio de conocimientos entre gestores de proyectos, investigadores y ciudadanía, en el que los participantes comparten sus experiencias. El programa del evento combina ponencias y mesas redondas en las que participarán expertos de diversas áreas con presentaciones de proyectos de ciencia ciudadana relacionados con las ciencias sociales y las humanidades. Además, habrá espacio para la realización de talleres de carácter práctico dirigidos a profesionales y a público general en los que se podrá conocer con mayor profundidad algunos de los proyectos presentados.

Open Science Fair 2021

Online, Sep 20, 2021 15:30
OS Fair 2021 aims to bring together and empower open science communities and services; to identify common practices related to open science; to see what are the best synergies to deliver and operate services that work for many; and to bring experiences from all around the world and learn from each other. OSFair2021 is organised as an emblematic initiative of OpenAIRE, co-organised by key international initiatives in the area of Open Science: COAR, EIFL, Force11, LA Referencia, LIBER, OPERAS, Sparc, Sparc Europe.

Oxford|Berlin Summer School on Open Research 2021

Online, Sep 20, 2021
Open research practices have the potential to revolutionise the way research methods and results are communicated, and to facilitate research collaborations and sharing of research outputs in an unprecedented manner. However, adopting these practices requires knowledge and skills that are not normally taught in undergraduate or graduate degrees. To close this gap, we offer a four-day summer school to guide early career researchers (PhD students and postdocs) towards an open, transparent, and reproducible research workflow. These topics will be embedded in a more general curriculum on research ethics and meta-research.

Engaging the society beyond data collection

Online , Sep 16, 2021 12:00

The challenges of ocean monitoring require data from everywhere at all times, we need to involve society in all steps of the process to achieve the information necessary to implement evidence-based policies in coastal and ocean management. This workshop is a Satellite Activity of the Event “A Predicted Ocean”, an Ocean Decade Laboratory organized in the framework of the United Nations Decade of Ocean for Sustainable Development. The workshop will analyse different challenges in volunteer participation in ocean monitoring projects: from potential barriers for volunteer participation up to how to improve the management of the cost and oceans developing evidence-based …
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The 2021 International Transdisciplinarity Conference | Creating Spaces and Cultivating Mindsets for Learning and Experimentation

Online, Sep 13, 2021
The Conference aims to serve as a platform for engagement, discussion, and action that links transdisciplinary research, (un)learning, and practice. Real-world labs, living labs, social innovations, Global South & Global North encounters, and transition experiments, serve as inspirations for design and implementation of this event.

Citizen Social Science School: Social Dimensions in Citizen Science

Online, Sep 13, 2021
This virtual experience will take place online from 13-23 September. The main goal of this event is to offer academic researchers a common space and a shared time to reflect, discuss, learn, and receive practical guidelines to explore social dimensions behind a wide set of Citizen Science practices related to social issues and when involving groups and persons in a vulnerable situation acting as co-researchers.

Webinar: Blueprint for reducing plastic pollution in rivers through citizen science

Online, Aug 31, 2021 15:30

Rivers are critical to all life on the planet. They are a source of drinking water and a vital ecosystem for many species. Clean rivers are key. In most recent years, it becomes clear that our rivers are polluted with plastics. Scientific evidence shows that these polluted rivers also contribute to the worldwide plastic pollution of our oceans. In this webinar, we will present the blueprint of our Clean Rivers project and explain how to set a project that focusses on tackling river litter pollution. The program will be interactive to share experiences, knowledge and future collaborations. The program is …
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Introduction to Citizen Science in Libraries Webinar

Online, Aug 25, 2021 21:00
The Introduction to Citizen Science in Libraries Webinar will provide a general introduction to citizen science and explore how libraries can become partners in citizen science engagement. Learn how to access SciStarter’s library resources, build kits, and connect existing programs and communities to projects on SciStarter. This webinar is part of the Professional Development for Libraries Series hosted by the National Citizen and Community Science Library Network.

Open17 Challenge: Citizen Science for Climate and Gender

Online, Aug 01, 2021
Join the 2021 #Open17 Challenge to pitch a project on how to address challenges around the world related to the climate and gender equality, using crowdsourcing and citizen science. You may be selected for online coaching, challenge-based innovation workshops, and even an invitation to pitch your idea to UN experts in Geneva. For details of the challenges that have been curated by the UN, and more information on how to submit your 3-minute video pitch on the Goodwall platform, check the link below. Deadline for Applications: Sunday 3rd October, midnight CEST

Ciencia ciudadana y cambio climático

Online, Jul 29, 2021 12:00

El próximo jueves 29 de julio se presentará a través de un evento online gratuito la guía Red 4C sobre ciencia ciudadana y cambio climático tras un año de trabajo de más de 30 entidades. La cita se concibe como una oportunidad para dar a conocer la investigación y las propuestas concretas para promover el compromiso de la sociedad con un problema cada vez más interiorizado entre los españoles. La jornada la abrirá la Directora de la Fundación Biodiversidad del Ministerio para la Transición Ecológica y el Reto Democrático, Elena Pita. Tras ella intervendrán Maite Pelacho del Observatorio de la …
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NASA GLOBE Observer Mosquito Habitat Photo Challenge

Anywhere on the planet, Jul 25, 2021 07:00

The Global Learning and Observations to Benefit the Environment (GLOBE) Program invites citizen scientists from around the world to participate in the Mosquito Habitat Photo Challenge. This challenge combines Mosquito Habitat Mapper and Land Cover (two GLOBE Observer app tools) to document mosquito breeding habitats with photos. GLOBE would like you to take photos of mosquito habitats, in either natural or artificial containers. If mosquito larvae are present, you are encouraged to photograph them with a magnifier (optional). Then, we’d like you to take photos of the land around the habitat location using the Land Cover tool. Photos submitted during …
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National Moth Week

Anywhere on the planet, Jul 17, 2021 06:00
National Moth Week celebrates the beauty, diversity and ecological importance of moths around the world. People of all ages and abilities are invited to learn about, observe and document moths in their backyards, parks and other habitats.

Learn About Project Noah's Online Community & Moths of the World Mission

Online, Jul 15, 2021 13:00
Join Michael Sarill of Project Noah for a virtual program about the popular online global community of nature enthusiasts and its collaboration with National Moth Week. Michael will lead aspiring citizen scientists through Project Noah’s Moths of the World mission, which provides a platform for uploading and publishing photos, creating a personal nature journal and learning about the natural world on projectnoah.org and its social media platforms. This virtual event is free and open to the public. It will be presented via Zoom.

Learning Data Naturally SLA (Special Libraries Association) 2021

Anywhere on the planet, Jul 13, 2021 06:00

Public participation in scientific research through citizen science is gaining popularity across the world. Through data collection, citizen scientists contribute to the creation of open and research-grade data and build data literacy skills. Academic librarians are often uniquely positioned to promote citizen science projects both in the classroom and among community advocates, connecting researchers with life-long learners for the benefit of open science. During the on-demand session and throughout the conference, participants and attendees will ‘naturally’ engage with the process of science and learn data literacy skills such as data collection and sharing, by contributing to this dataset. Participants in …
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The right to contribute to environmental information, a year later: lessons from the SensJus project

Tilburg Public Library and You Yube, Jul 08, 2021 15:00

The SensJus project would like to invite you all to a hybrid workshop to be held at LocHal, the beautiful Tilburg Public Library, NL, titled ‘The right to contribute to environmental information, a year later: lessons from the SensJus project’ which will take place on July 8, 15:00-17:00 CEST. Find the detailed program at https://sensingforjustice.webnode.it/l/sensjus-nnhrr-workshop/. The event is organized by SensJus and supported by the Netherlands Network for Human Rights Research. Speakers will be there at the library with a limited number of ‘distanced’ audience. If you are interested in joining physically in Tilburg, please let me know as places …
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Living Knowledge Online Festival

Online, Jun 28, 2021

To fill in the gap in physical conferences, the Living Knowledge Network will organise an online “festival”. It is a joint effort of Groningen University and international partners. You will be able to see and hear some presentations that were originally scheduled for the physical conference. And participate in a number of workshops and live sessions. To make the best out of the situation, many presentations will be done by pre-recorded videos. This will allow you - in whatever time zone you are - to watch them when you want to and discuss them through a chat function. Video presentations …
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Citizen Science for Policy across Europe

Online, Jun 22, 2021 11:00
EU-Citizen.Science is inviting representatives from ministries across Europe and at the regional and local levels to engage in a discussion about citizen science and its benefits for policy making. The main aim of this event is to develop collaborations among policy makers with citizen science interests. This event will be held as a satellite event of the European Research and Innovation Days on 22 June 2021.

Call for abstracts Open Track on PANDEMIC AND STS - 8th STS Conference

Trieste , Jun 17, 2021

We warmly encourage you to send your abstracts for the following track: How to Protect Communities from Sars CoV-2 through Co-production of Health and the Design of Commons-Based Ecosystems by Adopting Distributed Ledger Technologies? Convenors: Guido Boella, Vincenzo Giorgino, Valeria Poli, Sowelu Avanzo. Please, see the complete call for the submission guidelines below, or consult the complete list of tracks. The 8th STS Italia Conference will be hosted by the University of Trieste, Italy, June 17 through 19, 2021, by the Italian Society of Science and Technology Studies. It is our pleasure to announce that the calls for abstract are …
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BBK Open Science Fest 2021

Online + Sala BBK and Sala Sasoiko (Bilbao, Spain), Jun 07, 2021

BBK Open Science Fest 2021 is an open and participatory science festival that offers all citizens the opportunity to enjoy, socialize and learn about science, technology and innovation. This festival presents a wide and varied program of participatory performances and experiences. In addition and for the first time, Bilbao will hold an international meeting of open and community science, in which we will connect with scientists from different parts of the world, such as New York, Mexico and Switzerland. They will show us their citizen science, community biology and social innovation projects. Attendees will be able to learn and do …
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INOS Project Event – Integrating Citizen Science at Universities: From ‘What’ to ‘How

online, Jun 02, 2021 10:00

Should science focus on issues of public importance/respond to public concerns? What are the benefits of citizen involvement in scientific research? What are the pitfalls? These and many more questions are frequently raised by those engaging or wishing to engage in Citizen Science (CS). This two-day workshop is designed to provide input into what CS is and how CS projects can be implemented in universities and research libraries. The workshop will focus on: • The basics of CS and its benefits; • Requirements to take into consideration when involving citizen scientists in research projects; • Examples and benefits of integrating …
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Inclusivity in Citizen Science Workshop

Jun 02, 2021 16:00
ECSA’s second Diversity and Inclusiveness workshop will take place over Zoom on Wednesday 2 June at 16:00 CEST. This series is being co-organised by four partners: ECSA, the ECSA & Living Knowledge Network working group on empowerment, inclusiveness and equity, D-NOSES and Cos4Cloud. We will be hearing from Judy Ling Wong (Honorary President, Black Environmental Network), Dr Monica Ramirez-Andreotta (Project Harvest), and Kylo Thomas (Making Spaces Project), about their experiences in creating inclusive community projects and environments, followed by group discussions. The event is now open for registration.

BioMARAtó

Catalonia (Spain), Jun 01, 2021
From the 1st of June until the 30th of September, the provinces of Barcelona, ​​Girona, and Tarragona will participate in a Bioblitz called "BioMARató". The region that gets the most underwater observations, detects more invasive and rare species or gets the most participants will win. This event is part of the City Nature Challenge (CNC), an international friendly competition of naturalistic observations where cities worldwide will compete with each other. Participate on your own or sign up for one of the free activities on the Catalan coast (beaches in the Barcelona Metropolitan Area, Costa Daurada, and Costa Brava)

EU Green Week

Online, May 31, 2021
The European Green Week 2021 will be dedicated to the ‘zero pollution ambition’. It will also look at other relevant European Green Deal initiatives, such as the climate initiatives, the upcoming Chemicals Strategy, as well as initiatives in the fields of energy, industry, mobility, agriculture, fisheries, health and biodiversity. EU Green Week 2021 will be an opportunity to engage with all stakeholders and interested citizens on how we can work together to make the ambition for a zero pollution and toxic-free environment a reality.

Unleashing the potential of Citizen Science Data for monitoring the SDGs

Online, May 27, 2021

Crowd4SDG Panel Discussion and Call for NSO challenges. As a Crowd4SDG project partner, UNITAR is hosting this online panel for National Statistical Offices and Systems to discuss how to leverage citizen science data using both “active” and “passive” approaches, and what quality assurance criteria to consider. The panel will present the results of the Crowd4SDG report developed with the guidance of the Advisory Group. Several National Statistical Offices and other organizations will share their experiences and work on the use of citizen science data. Following the presentation of the Crowd4SDG tools developed for citizen scientists,the event will also feature "Propose …
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ECSA & EU-Citizen.Science webinar: Introducing new citizen science projects launching in 2021

Online, May 26, 2021 14:00

Our webinar on the 26th May 2021 (14.00-15.30 CEST) will highlight new citizen science projects starting in 2021, with short talks from three early career researchers: – Famke Mölenberg (she/her/hers) (Erasmus MC, Netherlands) is an epidemiologist working on SEEDS, which aims to engage teenagers from Spain, the Netherlands, Greece and the United Kingdom in their health education and science literacy by directly empowering through citizen science. She tweets as @FamkeMolenberg. – Dr Cristina Zaga (she/her/hers) (University of Twente, Netherlands) is assistant professor in human-centred design working on Incentive, which links project partners and citizen science to co-create sustainable transdisciplinary hubs …
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CitSci2021

Phoenix, AZ, May 25, 2021
The 3rd biennial conference of the Citizen Science Association will be held in conjunction with Arizona State University’s School for the Future of Innovation in Society in Phoenix, AZ, in May 2021.

PANELFIT: GUF – Commercialisation of Data

Online, May 21, 2021 09:00
In this Mutual Learning Encounter, we will be tackling the topic of commercialisation of data. This includes purchasing and granting access to databases for research and commercial purposes, and open issues regarding data ownership. In particular, we wish to discuss on how best educate end users on such issues under consideration of the GDPR.

Hard-to-reach groups in Citizen Science & Science Communication

Online, May 18, 2021 14:00
With a claim to democraticize science and actively involve the general population, science communication and citizen science are increasingly turning their attention to so-called "hard-to-reach groups". But who or what are hard-to-reach groups? What strategies are proving helpful and effective? How can diversity and inclusion be ensured? The OeAD Center for Citizen Science would like to reflect on these questions with experts from different fields, disciplines and institutions during a keynote speech and a panel discussion to show through practical examples how "hard-to-reach groups" can be reached in the best possible way. The online event will be in German.

BioBlitz a tutti i costi

Italy, May 15, 2021 08:00

The “BioBlitz a tutti i costi” is a free event open to everyone, to learn to recognize living species present in nature and to collect original scientific data, useful for conservation. Through the iNaturalist app, you can send photos of animal and plant species (not domestic) that you took outdoors or in one of the participating National Parks. If you can't leave home due to the Covid-19 pandemic, you can upload photos from your archives. As in a real BioBlitz (which usually lasts 24 hours and is held outdoors), the "BioBlitz a tutti i costi " will produce a list …
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How to use cosmic rays in the study of geosciences and archaeology

Online, May 11, 2021 15:00

The technology developed to study fundamental physics can be applied to the development of frameworks that may have a significant impact on society. The Atmospheric Muons have unique potential to probe structures and provide insight in a series of issues, ranging from volcano live monitoring to applications in archaeology or use for non- invasive and non-destructive control processes in the industry. Muography is an innovative technique using secondary cosmic rays produced in the atmosphere, the most energetic of which have the property to cross ordinary matter over relevant distances (from meters to kilometers). The detection of those particles after any …
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Online workshop: Common Challenges in Citizen Science

Online, May 10, 2021 10:00
Scivil (Scivil.be) is bringing together citizen science actors to exchange experiences, succes stories and challenges in an online workshop. The workshop is aimed at citizen science project initiators and coordinators and will be guided by Stickydot (stickydot.eu/). The workshop will take place in English on Zoom on May 10th from 10:00 to 12:00. Participation is free, register here.

Forum Citizen Science

Online, May 06, 2021

„Vertrauen, Wirkung, Wandel: Citizen Science als Antrieb von Veränderung?” - so lautet das Motto des digitalen Forum Citizen Science vom 6. bis 8. Mai 2021 in Kooperation mit der Technischen Universität Berlin. Citizen Science ist (nicht nur) in Deutschland den Kinderschuhen entwachsen und wir möchten das Forum Citizen Science 2021 als Denk- und Reflexionsraum anbieten, um über Wirkungen von Citizen Science als Antrieb von Veränderung zu diskutieren: Setzt Citizen Science das Potenzial um, Vertrauen zwischen Wissensschaffenden mit unterschiedlicher Expertise aufzubauen? Welche Wirkung hat Citizen Science in den letzten Jahren in Wissenschaft, Politik und Gesellschaft? Wie lässt sich diese Wirkung überhaupt …
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WissKon21

Online, May 06, 2021
WissKon21 – der NaWik-Konferenz für kommunizierende Wissenschaftlerinnen und Wissenschaftler. Die diesjährige WissKon findet rein digital am 06. und 07. Mai 2021 jeweils vormittags statt. Hier dreht sich alles um Forschende und ihre Dialoge mit der Öffentlichkeit und Medien, einschließlich Citizen Science. Mit der WissKon bietet das NaWik jährlich eine Plattform für einen offenen und kreativen Austausch.

Citizen science: an approach to promote Planetary Health - 2021 PHAM

online, Apr 27, 2021 09:00

We live today in a risky society, which imposes on the current and future generations the need to know how to deal with uncertainties and the complexities of the environmental, social, political and economic systems that lead to the threat to the continuity of the human species on the planet. These uncertainties can directly affect individual and collective health, making it imperative that individuals understand the causes and consequences of global changes so that they can not only reflect, but also act individually and demand action from their representatives in the government based on that understanding and on evidence. Citizen …
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Neues Beteiligungsformat: Wie können Bürger:innen mitgestalten, was die Wissenschaft erforscht?

Online, Apr 26, 2021 17:00

Um der Gesellschaft zu nutzen statt zu schaden, muss sich die Forschung und Entwicklung Künstlicher Intelligenz (KI) an den Bedürfnissen der Menschen orientieren. Aber wie können Bürger:innen den Wissenschaftler:innen helfen, neue Forschungsthemen zu einem komplexen Bereich wie KI zu finden? Wir möchten gemeinsam mit Ihnen ein Beteiligungsformat erproben, welches interessierten Laien hilft, ihre Ansichten und Einstellungen zum Thema KI so strukturiert zu formulieren, dass sie von Wissenschaftler:innen und politischen Entscheidungsträger:innen gehört und verstanden werden. Während des Workshops werden wir gemeinsam mit Ihnen einen Chatbot ausprobieren, der Sie dabei unterstützt, Ihre Anliegen an die Wissenschaft loszuwerden. Des Weiteren werden wir eine …
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Blue Research and Innovation Days

Online, Apr 22, 2021 09:00
Are you interested in #BlueEconomy? Don't miss the Blue #Research & #Innovation Days! Join the @Cos4Cloud #CoDesign workshop on #MOBIS (Mobile Observation Integration Service) open to everyone interested in #CitizenScience.

MOOC: A Roadmap to Citizen Science Education

Online, Apr 12, 2021
BRITEC MOOC “A roadmap to citizen science Education” will provide materials and stories of implementation from innovative citizen science education projects. Citizen Science Education is based on the assumption that teachers and researchers can find a common ground of discussion and develop practices that are advantageous both, for the education sector, and the science sector. Therefore, this course proposes a process of collaboration between teachers and researchers. It provides insights from the perspective of researchers that have supported teachers developing STEM learning scenarios that include scientific activities based on the needs of active research projects.

Citizen-Science-Pub Quiz

Online, Apr 07, 2021 19:30

Österreich forscht and the NestCams project of the Konrad Lorenz Research Center invite you to the Citizen Science Online Pub Quiz. We are once again guessing with lots of science and fun, and also according to the strictest corona rules, namely purely online! After the great success of the first online edition of our popular pub quiz, we are very pleased to invite you to a new edition together with our colleagues from the NestCams project. On 07.04.2021 from 19:30-21:30 we will be quizzing together again via Zoom! And once again there will be a great prize for the winning …
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Lessons and insights from WeObserve

Online, Mar 30, 2021 14:00

WeObserve tackles three key challenges that citizens observatories face: (1) awareness, (2) acceptability and (3) sustainability. Its overall mission is to create a sustainable ecosystem of citizen observatories that can systematically address these identified challenges and help move citizen science into the mainstream. As the project draws to its conclusion, team members will highlight what the project has learnt through its activities. Speakers include: Gerid Hager (IIASA) – WeObserve in a nutshell Uta Wehn (IHE Delft), Joan Maso (CREAF), Dilek Fraisl (IIASA) – WeObserve communities of practice: how to ‘do’ CoPs and some reflections Mel Woods (University of Dundee) – …
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Exklusiv - Inklusiv!

Online, Mar 26, 2021 12:00
Die aktuell 160 Projekte auf der Plattform buergerschaffenwissen repräsentieren eine enorme Vielfalt an Themen, Forschungsfragen, Herangehensweisen. Doch wie vielfältig sind die Menschen in den Projekten, deren unterschiedliche Perspektiven, individuelle Hintergründe und Erfahrungswelten? Sind wir offen und divers? Oder weisen wir versehentlich einzelnen Personen oder sogar ganzen Gruppen nur bestimmte Rollen zu? Oder grenzen wir sogar aus? In der Digitalen Mittagspause wird die Psychologin Dr. Ines Thronicker (UFZ Leipzig) darüber berichten, wie spannend und wie lohnend es ist, die Welt der Diversität zu erkunden – in unserer Kommunikation, in unseren Strukturen und in unserem Verhalten.

Policy options for the ethical governance of disruptive technologies

Online, Mar 23, 2021 13:00

In view of the upcoming legislative proposal on ΑΙ and its ethical aspects, the event will seek to identify which issues and challenges of AI are in need of particular attention. It will also discuss ways to address those challenges and build on what was learned through the AI debate to better prepare for the next wave of scientific and technological advances, and ensure that these are beneficial to society and their risks are addressed early. Three major EU-funded projects, SIENNA, SHERPA and PANELFIT, representing a €10m investment in research from the European Commission to develop governance structures sensitive to …
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Open cultural data in citizen science

Online, Mar 17, 2021 16:45
This roundtable discusses the concept of citizen science as a participatory research methodology in cultural heritage and reviews good practices in creating and communicating open cultural data in citizen science initiatives. Speakers: Mariana Ziku, Fred Truyen, Susanna Anäs, Katerina Zourou, Sofie Taes

#RiosCiudadanos

YouTube, Mar 11, 2021 17:00
Presentación de resultados de la campaña 2020 e introducción de la próxima camapaña de muestreos del proyecto de ciencia ciudadana para el monitoreo de los ríos de Aragón, #RiosCiudadanos

Citizen Science in der Verhaltensbiologie: das Projekt NestCams als Fallbeispiel

Online, Mar 10, 2021 14:00

Wir freuen uns den ersten Vortrag unserer Vortragsreihe zu Citizen Science im Sommersemester 2021 präsentieren zu dürfen. Wenn Sie Interesse an diesem Vortrag haben, würden wir Sie bitten sich auf der dazugehörigen Eventbrite Seite anzumelden (https://www.eventbrite.at/e/citizen-science-seminar-tickets-117528511943). Einen Tag vor dem Vortrag werden wir an alle registrierten Personen einen Link zum Zoom Raum senden. Referent: Dr. Didone Frigerio (Konrad Lorenz Forschungsstelle, einer Core Facility der Universität Wien mit Sitz in Oberösterreich) Zusammenfassung: Der Fortpflanzungserfolg eines Individuums kann als direktes Maß für seine biologische Fitness betrachtet werden und gibt Aufschluss über die Anpassungsfähigkeit einer Art. An der Konrad Lorenz Forschungsstelle (einer Core …
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PANELFIT Online Webinar: Data protection in journalism: practical tools

Mar 02, 2021 16:00

The European legal framework on personal data protection is constantly evolving and the issue of citizens’ privacy is increasingly central to the public debate. It is crucial for journalists to move confidently in this area, to ensure that people’s fundamental rights are respected while fully fulfilling their reporting role. During this webinar, the Practical Handbook for Journalists on Data Protection will be presented. This tool will be enriched over the coming months with the input and suggestions of journalists themselves, and will soon be available online. In a spirit of participatory development, the webinar will include an open space for …
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Monitoring groundwater in Limpopo Province through citizen science

Online, Mar 02, 2021 11:00

On 2 March 2021 (11:00-12:00 CET), Jaqui Goldin, from the Centre for UNESCO Groundwater, will present the latest findings from a groundwater-monitoring citizen science project based in the Hout Catchment, Limpopo Province – one of the poorest provinces in South Africa. In this project, citizen scientists capture data on groundwater levels and rainfall, putting it onto a smartphone from where it is uploaded to the web. The data is then available to the Department of Water and Sanitation, and others, who are otherwise unable to access groundwater information in remote wells. After the presentation, Jaqui will answer questions about the …
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Discovering the unexplored deep marine environment

Online, Feb 26, 2021 15:00

Deep underwater neutrino telescopes as KM3NeT measure neutrino and environmental events that constitute “noise” for the neutrino searches. These environmental events range from biological bioluminescence to acoustic signals from sea mammals. Citizens can support KM3NeTs scientists to increase the efficiency in the neutrino detection algorithms, providing input that will be crucial for two scientific tasks: the classification of noise types, and the identification of the frequency range and typical length of noise signals. The output of the citizen science activity will serve as a basis for training machine learning algorithms, which will automatically identify and classify the noise sources, thus …
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Introducing Cos4Cloud

Online, Feb 24, 2021 15:00
On 24 February 2021 (15:00-16:30 CET), Cos4Cloud will be running an ECSA/EU-Citizen.Science webinar to share the project’s progress so far. This is a chance for the citizen science community, and anyone else with an interest in this project, to find out more and put their questions to the project team. Attendance is free, and the event will be held in English – although questions are welcomed in other languages, and we will do our best to translate them! More details (speakers, etc.) will be shared soon, but you can register for the event now via the URL.

¿Por qué promover la participación de los pacientes y de la ciudadanía en proyectos de mejora clínica y de investigación en salud?

Feb 24, 2021 15:00
Colombe Warin de la Unión Europea va a hablar de la ciencia ciudadana en 'Horizon Europe' y la salud por invitación del proyecto 'Inspires Science': https://inspiresproject.com/. Unirse a Zoom: ID 874 1332 7498

Lessons from the LandSense project

Online, Feb 03, 2021 14:00
The LandSense project, which recently ended, was hugely successful, with a number of useful lessons and outcomes. On 3 February, 14:00-15:30 (CET), the team behind the project will be sharing some of their experiences and findings at an ECSA/EU-Citizen.Science webinar. Attendance is free, and the event will be held in English. You can register for the event now via the url.

CoAct Webinar: Co-Shaping Evaluation in Citizen Science?

online, Jan 27, 2021 16:00

Participatory evaluation is an approach that aims at giving voice to the stakeholders of an intervention in its evaluation design, process and results. This webinar will shed light on the specificities of this methodology, as well as challenges and opportunities related to its application in citizen science. The aim of the webinar is to furthermore provide an overview on co-evaluation as a strategy and to discuss which respective approaches and options have been available for a long time in participatory research and citizen science, how they have been received, what opportunities they have opened up, what obstacles have been overcome, …
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Social Media for Citizen Science Projects

Online, Dec 10, 2020 14:00
The OeAD-Center for Citizen Science invites researchers and practitioners to an online-event, which will be all about using social media in citizen science projects. Experts from the field will provide theoretical input and best practice for successful use of different social media channels, creation of target groups and community management. Presentations will be in German.

3rd Annual Citizen Engagement and Deliberative Democracy Festival

Online, Dec 06, 2020
How is democracy changing? How can citizens participate in this change? These are the themes of the 3rd Annual Citizen Engagement and Deliberative Democracy Festival. The global COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted societal and policy challenges amid uncertainty. People need solutions that go beyond business-as-usual policy. Open to all, the Citizen Engagement and Deliberative Democracy Festival is the chance for people of diverse backgrounds to gather and tackle some of the pressing issues of our time. Call for proposals open until 10 November

Citizen Science in the Classroom: How Real Research is a Mechanism for Increasing Diversity in STEM

Online, Dec 03, 2020 21:30
Teachers will get an introduction to citizen science, access resources to find projects that fit their curricula and go through an exercise to help integrate these projects into their classroom. Teachers will also leave with a digital toolkit that will enable them to take the lessons learned and apply them to their learning objectives in their classroom.

Art Pluriverse: A Community Science Series

Online, Dec 03, 2020
The Biennale of Western Balkans opens a month-long online programme of collective actions for intangible cultural heritage and open knowledge. The programme focuses on empowering communities of practice in the Balkan region, documenting their cultural knowledge in cooperative, ethical and accessible ways. The 1st edition aims to uplift local knowledge and intangible cultural practices related to textiles, through the development of FAIR community archives and research-based art creation. Share the open calls and join as a partner.

Webinar: Citizen science and financial sustainability

Online, Nov 19, 2020 10:00
Let’s talk about money. On 19 November, from 10 to 12 CET, the ACTION project will host an online event dedicated to CS financial sustainability. A two hours talk with experts and success cases and occasion for discussing how to find the right mix among different sustainability paths.

WeObserve MOOC: 'Citizen Science Projects: How to Make a Difference'

Online, Oct 05, 2020

Learn to capture and analyse data and use the findings to take action Would you like to understand the environment and other global challenges to help create change? Citizen science projects and citizen observatories are the ideal way to explore big issues, take action and become a change-maker. On this course, you’ll discover many different types of projects and how to get involved. You’ll find out how to lead a project, including the best practices for community building, question forming and data collecting. You’ll also learn how to interpret the information you collect and use your findings to educate others …
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