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 for kids and young adults in times of COVID-19

These days we are spending most time at home due to the measures to contain COVID-19. In order to make the period of lockdown more diversified for kids, adolescents and school classes, we have put together a selection of citizen science projects where you can contribute from home.

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Current information about the corona virus/COVID-19

The coronavirus poses great challenges for everyone! The Austrian Federal Government has taken measures to contain the COVID-19 virus spread and we would like to contribute to reducing its spread.

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We will present a poster at ECSA 2020!

The Center for Citizen Science presents a poster at the Citizen Science Conference ECSA 2020 (September 6-10) on the topic "Impacts of citizen science projects with schools: consolidating partnerships between research and education". The conference program is online. 

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With a panel discussion and an online workshop at ÖCSK 2020

The Center for Citizen Science organises the panel discussion "Citizen Science: Between Democratization of Science and Global Challenges" and is co-organizer of the session "Citizen Science-Fail-Session", or how to turn a fishbowl into a shark tank." at the Austrian Citizen Science Conference.

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Social Media for Citizen Science Projects

The OeAD with its Center for Citizen Science invites researchers to an event, which will be all about social media for citizen science projects. The invited speakers will provide inputs on theory and best practice. The event will take place on 10 Dezember 2020, 14.00-16.00.

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Austrian Citizen Science Conference 2020 first time online

The 6th Austrian Citizen Science conference will take place online between September 14-16, 2020.  The conference program can already be found on the website.

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