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.


A workshop exclusively for teachers - Introduction to the Citizen Science Award projects

In cooperation with Pädagogische Hochschule Wien the Center for Citizen Science is organizing a workshop for teachers on 16 March 2020 from 14.00-18.30 at the OeAD in Vienna. The training offers an introduction to the Citizen Science Award. Afterwards, the projects will personally present the research topics and options for involvement.

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eBazar of Viennese schools - Teaching and learning with digital media

The eBazar will take place at the University College of Teacher Education from 1.30pm to 5.30pm on March 12, 2020.  The Public Science division of the OeAD will be represented this year with an information stand for the Citizen Science Award and with information on digital teaching and learning documents.

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Register now: Austrian Citizen Science Conference 2020

The 6th Austrian Citizen Science conference will take place from the 6th to the 8th of May 2020. The transdisciplinary conference takes place in the heart of Vienna/Austria and focuses on the Topic "Citizen Science: Anspruch und Bedeutung".  The early bird registration is open until the 9th of March!

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Call for Top Citizen Science Projects - Submit now!

In 2020, the FWF is announcing this initiative for the fourth time, which can be used to expand the content and methodology of suitable extension projects from already funded FWF projects with Citizen Science components. The program is aimed at FWF project leaders whose projects will end on November 30, 2020 or later. The submission deadline is April 20, 2020.

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AGIT 2020: connecting spatially - Submit now!

AGIT will take place from 8 to 10 July 2020 in Salzburg. As an annual meeting point for innovation, networking and further education in the field of geoinformation, AGIT calls with a Citizen Science theme either after full or short papers by 1 February 2020, as an application contribution with a strong practical relevance until 26 February 2020 or as a poster until 1 May 2020!

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New working group "Citizen Science with/at schools" - Join now!

The new working group "Citizen Science with/at schools"  was founded at the end of June by the Center for Citizen Science at the platform meeting of "Österreich forscht". The aim is to develop factors for successful cooperation between science and schools. If you want to participate, please contact

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Barcamp Open Science 2020

10 March 2020

The Barcamp Open Science is a barcamp dedicated to the Open Science movement. It is open to everybody interested in discussing, learning more about, and sharing experiences on practices in Open Science.

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7. International Open Science Conference

11 March 2020 - 12 March 2020

The Open Science Conference 2020 is the 7th international conference of the Leibniz Research Alliance Open Science.

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