Citizen Science Hubs explained: needs, resources, best practices

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English Moving Image (Video) Best practices Engagement ... Citizen Science Citizen Science Hubs ...

This webinar focused on the need for one or more Citizen Science Institutional Contact Points (CS-ICPs) inside Research Performing Organisations (RPOs). This webinar was a combined effort of the TIME4CS …

Designing for learning through citizen science

 
English Interactive Resource (Website) Introduction to CS Best practices ... Design Education ...

This is a free course that provides an introduction to designing and delivering for learning through participation in citizen science.

It is designed for both formal and informal educators, as …

Storytelling for citizen science

 
English Interactive Resource (Website) Engagement Communication ... communication Storytelling

This course will give you the ground and tools to look in a different way at how you can communicate about your current project and how to craft a story …

Citizen Science Projects: How to Make a Difference (Part 1)

 
English Interactive Resource (Website) Introduction to CS Best practices ... Environment Project Overview ...

This is the first of a four-part course designed for anyone that wants to understand the environment and other global challenges and help create a change. You need no prior …

Phenology recording with young children

 
English Text Research design and methods Engagement ... Education Conservation ...

A report on a pilot study of teaching young children how to undertake a phenology survey at a garden centre in Scotland. It reports the methodology used, difficulties encountered, and …

The Conservation Volunteers' Guide to Engaging Volunteers in Citizen Science …

 
English Text Engagement Co-creation ... Conservation Public Engagement ...

A guide based on research in Scotland in engaging people in Citizen Science, particularly in the area of conservation. It looks at who gets involved and why, recruitment methods, engagement …

Wildlife recording with participants with complex support needs

 
English Text Introduction to CS Research design and methods ... Community Volunteers ...

A report on a pilot study of how people with physical or learning difficulties and similar support needs interacted with citizen science. The Conservation Volunteers trialled a number of citizen …

Lessons from citizen science for community engagement practice

 
English Interactive Resource (Website) Engagement Co-creation ... Engagement Community ...

A lively blogpost which may be very useful to the citizen science practitioner interested in creating a community of citizen scientists. It emphasises the importance of people building something together, …

Citizen Science – Motivations, Progression and Accreditation

 
English Text Introduction to CS Project management ... Communities Volunteers ...

This report provides an insight into Citizen Science motivations, progression routes and investigates whether formal accreditation would benefit Citizen Science participants and add value to the data collected. It looks …

A Guide to using Social Media in your Citizen Science …

 
English Text Engagement Communication communication Social media ...

A report on the importance of social media use for citizen science, some descriptions of types of social media, how to use social media to achieve such goals as spreading …

Foundations of Citizen Science

 
English Interactive Resource (Website) Engagement training

 

The Foundations of Citizen Science module (available in English and Spanish) will help you learn the basics, participate in projects, and make the most of SciStarter. (Librarians: …

Libraries as Community Hubs for Citizen Science

 
English Interactive Resource (Website) Engagement Library Community ...

SciStarter and the National Library of Medicine in the USA have produced a short training module on turning your library into a community hub for citizen science. The module covers …

Training programs to build capacity for collaborative innovation processes

 
English Collection Project management Research design and methods ... Collaboration Stakeholder Analysis ...

The EU Horizon 2020 research project „RiConfigure“ investigated what makes collaborative innovation processes between the public sector, industry, academia and civil society successful.

The project developed three training programs based …

Estrategias y herramientas de comunicación aplicadas a proyectos de ciencia …

 
Spanish Interactive Resource (Website) Project management Engagement ... communication Engagement ...

This is a free course for anyone wishing to learn about the different approaches for engaging citizens as stakeholders and learn basic techniques of communication for disseminating your citizen science …

Research integrity, ethics and the SDGs within the context of …

 
English Interactive Resource (Website) Best practices Engagement ... Ethics Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) ...

This course provides an introduction to the very important idea of research integrity which we link to ethics, the Sustainable Development Goals and to Citizen Science. On completion of this …

Empowerment through co-designed Citizen Science in education

 
English Interactive Resource (Website) Engagement Empowerment ... Education School ...

This free course provides insights into how citizen science may empower participants and favour democracy. It also shows practical ways of including citizen science in higher education programmes in order …

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