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.


Citizen Science Award Day: Sign up now!

On 12 November 2018 everyone has the chance to participate in various workshops, tours and other activities organised by the Citizen Science Award Projects.

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Invitation: Citizen Science Award ceremony

On 12 November 2018, the most dedicated citizen scientists will be awarded with the Citizen Science Awards 2018 by the Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research.

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We are looking for projects for the Citizen Science Award 2019

The Federal Ministry of Education, Science and Research invites research projects to participate in the Citizen Science Award 2019. For the fifth time in a row, the most enthusiastich citizen scientists, who participated in one of the research projects, will be awarded with the Citizen Science Awards 2019 at a festive event. Interested? You can sign up your project online until 26 November 2018.

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Call for Proposals for the 5th Citizen Science Conference

The fifth Austrian Citizen Science Conference will take place in the end of June 2019 in the mountains of Tyrol and will focus on the limits and transitions of citizen science. If you want to be part or want to contribute, the call for proposals for posters, workshops, slams and actions is open until 15 November 2018.

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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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