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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From 1st to 3rd February, the Austrian Citizen Science Conference 2018 took place in Salzburg. Read our success story to get an impression of the conference.
"Can the social relevance of research be evaluated and, if so, how?" Submit an essay and win prizes of up to 12,000 euros.
Interesting interview with biologist, science hacker and community manager Lucy Patterson, on do-it-yourself science, democracy and diversity in research (in German).
In the end of 2017 the Center for Citizen Science was invited to present the funding initiative Top Citizen Science at the citizen science conference "Encuentro Ciencia Ciudadana".
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.