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.


Call for the creation of digital teaching and learning materials

The second round funded by the Innovationsstiftung für Bildung is starting. This time, experts will produce new teaching and learning materials together with learners and teachers. Deadline: February 22, 2019.

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Horizon 2020 calls within the work programme "Science with and for Society"

Two new calls are open as part of the Horizon 2020 work programme "Science with and for Society". Project proposals can be submitted on the topics "Consolidating and expanding the knowledge base on citizen science" and "Exploring and supporting citizen science". The calls close on 2 April 2019.

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Festive Citizen Science Award ceremony

On 12 November 2018, the most dedicated citizen scientist who participated in one of the six Award-projects in May and June were awarded with the Citizen Science Awards 2018 by the Ministry of Education, Science and Research at TU Wien. Congratulations to all the winners.

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New introductory course about citizen science

The online citizen science course offers first insights into topics like IT, motivations of citizen scientists and evaluations.

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First networking event for the Young Science and Citizen Science contacts

On 19 September, the Center for Citizen Science with a focus on Young Science hosted the first networking event for all Young Science and Citizen Science contact persons. The representatives of various universities and museums exchanged experiences on the cooperation between research, schools and society and discussed further cooperations.

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Alliance of Responsible Science

What is Responsible Science? Read more about the alliance and why 42 institutions in Austria have already joined and follow the concept of Responsible Science here.

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