Upcoming events

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 about important universal concerns.

More info: https://www.futurelearn.com/courses/weobserve-the-earth

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.

More info: https://www.eventbrite.it/e/lets-talk-about-money-citizen-science-and-financial-sustainability-tickets-127862854239

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.

More info: https://bowb.org

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.

More info: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/citizen-science-in-the-classroom-tickets-126727512401

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

More info: https://ec.europa.eu/jrc/en/event/conference/3rd-annual-citizen-engagement-and-deliberative-democracy-festival

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.

More info: https://zentrumfuercitizenscience.at/de/veranstaltungen/detail/2020/12/10/social-media-fuer-citizen-science-projekte/


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.

More info: https://www.citizenscience.org/events/conferences/

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