Upcoming events

Let’s discuss data and the eu-citizen.science platform with and for the citizen science community!

Stickydot European Citizen Science Association (ECSA) Ibercivis Foundation
On-line
Apr 24, 2024 10:00 Europe/Madrid
Language: EN

The ECS project invites everyone from the citizen science (CS) community to a joint event featuring the launch of the latest updates of the eu-citizen.science platform on April 24th, followed by the Cluster event on data infrastructure, services and practices on April 25th, 2024. On April 24th, from 10:00 to 12:00 CEST, we will present the eu-citizen.science platform's latest features, designed to benefit the CS community. Plus, there will be a training session to demystify the use of metadata generated by CS platforms. This session will use an interactive approach to describe and better understand the communities behind these platforms, …
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Collaborations Workshop 2024

Software Sustainability Institute
University of Warwick, Scarman Road, Stoneleigh, Warwick, Warwickshire, England, CV4 7SH, United Kingdom
Apr 30, 2024 09:00 Europe/Berlin
Language: EN

Collaborations Workshop 2024 (CW24) will bring together researchers, developers, innovators, managers, funders, publishers, policy makers, leaders and educators to explore best practices and the future of research software. CW24 will take place as a hybrid event from Tuesday 30 April to Thursday 2 May 2024, at the University of Warwick, UK. Registration is open via Eventbrite until Friday 5 April 2024. The full agenda can be found here. The themes of CW24 will be: Environmental Sustainability AI/ML tools for science Citizen science Each topic will be the subject of a keynote talk: Keynote 1: AI/ML Tools | Arfon Smith is …
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Masterclass on Citizen Science for Library Executives

5, Rue Charles V, Quartier de l'Arsenal, 4th Arrondissement, Paris, Ile-de-France, Metropolitan France, 75004, France
May 07, 2024
Language: EN
The ECS Academy and the LIBER Citizen Science working group will host a Library Executive Masterclass on Citizen Science. The event, held on the 7-8 May 2024 in Paris, France, is open to library executives and mid-level managers. Organised by Citizen Science experts Professor Muki Haklay (CRI and LPI), Anne Kathrine Overgaard and Thomas Kaarsted (SDU), the two-day programme will offer advice on how to integrate Citizen Science in your library.

Sciences et recherches participatives : de quoi parle-t-on ?

French Museum of Natural History
Jardin des Plantes, Boulevard de l'Hôpital, Quartier du Jardin des Plantes, 5th Arrondissement, Paris, Ile-de-France, Metropolitan France, 75005, France
May 14, 2024
Language: FR
Découvrir les modalités d’implication des citoyens dans les projets de recherches participatives et identifier les réseaux métiers et de ressources pour la mise en œuvre de projets de sciences et recherches participatives.

Nature Observation Marathon

University of Tartu Natural History Museum and Botanical Garden
On-line
Jun 08, 2024 12:00 Europe/Tallinn
Language: EN

Nature observation marathon invites naturalists to explore the biodiversity in their favorite area. The maraton is following format of BioBlitz, an international species recording scheme. In BioBlitz volunteers and researchers will identify as many species of animals, plants and fungi as possible in a given place in a given period of time. BioBlitz usually lasts 24 hours to observe the forms of biodiversity throughout the day. In previous years the marathon was a national event in Estonia, but in 2024 we will also invite other naturalist around Baltic Sea and in Nordic countries to join in. The main event takes …
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Past events

YouCount: Save the dates for Final Conference 4-5 December 2023

YouCount OsloMet
NH Berlaymont Brussels, 11-19, Boulevard Charlemagne - Karel de Grotelaan, Quartier des Squares - Wijk van de Squares, Brussels, Brussels-Capital, 1000, Belgium
Dec 04, 2023
Language: EN

Youth Citizen Social Science contributing to social inclusion How can we shape an inclusive society for young people at risk of exclusion in Europe? What role can Citizen Science play in this endeavour? The Horizon 2020 research and innovation project YouCount explored these questions through co-creative research with youth and local stakeholders in nine countries across ten cases. After two years of hands-on Youth Citizen Social Science work, YouCount will share experiences and look ahead to discuss findings and potential impacts on EU policies and beyond. Program: The first day includes a seminar focusing on hands-on Youth Citizen Social Science …
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OTTERS workshop: legal issues regarding citizen generated data for the water domain

OTTERS European Citizen Science Association (ECSA)
On-line
Nov 27, 2023 14:00 Europe/Berlin
Language: EN

The OTTERS project promotes societal transformation for marine and freshwater stewardship through scaling up citizen science, and supports the coordination of citizen science initiatives focused on water. This workshop focuses on legal issues around water-based citizen science and engagement (including GDPR and citizens’ privacy). Key topics of discussion will be: ● Data protection and privacy risks and challenges, with respect to marine and freshwater related citizen science piloting. ● Autonomy, dignity, informed consent, trust, asymmetries of power, fairness, gendered innovation, equity and direct or indirect discrimination. ● The cross-border character of the OTTERS project. ● Applicable or emerging legislation and …
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How to make the best of citizen science for your research

On-line
Nov 10, 2023 13:00 Europe/Paris
Language: EN

You have heard about the term citizen science but you are not entirely sure what it means? Are you curious to know how citizen science can be applied to your research but you don't really know how to implement it? Join this webinar and find out more about citizen science! The webinar will tell you about the European Citizen Science (ECS) project, an EU-funded project that is building the European Citizen Science Academy among other things and hear from three researchers about how they have used citizen science in their research. The program: 13:00 to 13:10: General introduction by Pooja …
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