Citizen Science

What is Citizen Science
or Open Innovation?

Citizen Science, Open Innovation, Co-Creation, Crowdsourcing – science starts to open up: More and more citizens support researchers. They measure, observe, map. They work on a voluntary basis in scientific projects and enrich science with their special know-how and exciting new points of view.

News

Take part in the Citizen Science Award 2018

In May and June citizens can take part in six citizen science projects and win monetary and non-monetary prizes.

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Event "Citizen Science & Law"

On June 27th the event "Citizen Science& Law" will take place at the Palais Harrach in Vienna, where citizen science project leaders will have the chance to learn about data protection.

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Register for ECSA Conference 2018

The 2nd International ECSA Conference 2018 focusing on the "Citizen" is taking place from June 3rd-5th. Register until May 22nd.

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New citizen science quality criteria by the platform "Österreich forscht"

Numerous institutions - including the Center for Citizen Science - have recently drawn up quality criteria for citizen science on the initiative of "Österreich forscht", which have just been published.

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ÖAW offers prize question on social relevance

"Can the social relevance of research be evaluated and, if so, how?" Submit an essay and win prizes of up to 12,000 euros.

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New EU policy brief about citizen science

The national EU contact points of Science with and for Society have drawn up a "Citizen Science Policy Brief" with lots of information and useful links.

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Events

Public lecture series 2018 on Open Knowledge

26 April 2018 - 21 June 2018

Public expert lectures on every Thursday, 6.00-7.30 p.m.

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2nd Conference of the HEIRRI project

27 April 2018

HEIRRI = Higher Education Institutions and Responsible Research and Innovation

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