Citizen Science Award Projects

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Abenteuer Faltertage
 independent of location
butterflies, species, observation

The aim of "Abenteuer Faltertage" was to establish a butterfly network all over Austria to explore and protect native butterflies.

01.04.2015 - 31.03.2017
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 independent of location
allergies, lifestyle, environment

"ALRAUNE – Tracing allergies" investigates the development of allergies.

01.12.2014 - 31.12.2016
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bee, winter, colony

On which factors does the overwintering success of bee colonies depend? How many bees do not survive the winter’s cold?

01.03.2017 - 31.05.2017
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 Vienna and surroundings
badgers, traces, wild animals

The project "StadtWildTiere" records amimal observations and put a focus on badgers in and around Vienna with "DachsSpurenSuche".

27.05.2015 - 31.12.2017
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Hedgehogs on their way
 Austria / bordering countries
hedgehogs, gardens, animal traces

In this project scientists were looking for interested citizens to explore the distribution of hedgehogs in gardens all over Austria.

01.12.2014 - 30.09.2016
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autumn, phenology, leaf colouring

In "FarbVerrückt" citizen scientists were observing and explore autumn leaf colouring and leaf fall in Austria.

01.07.2015 - 30.11.2015
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FotoQuest Austria
land use, landscape, environment

With more detailled and complete data about land use, changes of the landscape and their effects on the environment can be better understood.

09.07.2015 - 30.09.2016
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Early Recognition of developmental disorders
 Graz and surrounding area
Fragile X Syndrome, development, education

What is the Fragile X Syndrome (FXS)? Which behavioural abnormalities accompany the developmental disorder? How can it be diagnosed earlier?

01.09.2016 - 31.08.2018
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Exploring history together
 independent of location
history, memories, collect

School classes collected memories, photos and stories from the past to save them for future generations.

01.05.2018 - 30.09.2018
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Counting squirrels
 Capitals of the Austrian provinces
squirrel, city, population

Which squirrels live in the capitals of the Austrian provinces? Where can I get information about the number of squirrels there?

01.05.2017 - 30.06.2017
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The Common Swift in Vienna
 Vienna, Austria
common swift, observing, mapping

Where does the common swift breeds and how many of them are there in Vienna? Does the common swift breed exclusively in colonies or are there abundant single breeding pairs?

01.05.2018 - 15.07.2018
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 independent of location
elderberry, orchard grass, observation

Nature lovers observed and reported the panicle development of orchard grass and the blossom of elderberries and, thus, help farmers to mow flexibly according to nature's calendar.

01.05.2018 - 30.06.2018
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fruits, trees, climate change

Let’s talk about fruits! Where do they grow? When do they ripen? When is the blossom of apricots in the Wachau in Lower Austria? Are plants influenced by climate change?

01.04.2014 - 30.09.2016
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 independent of location
online labs, experiments, ideas

In "OnlineLabs4All" citizen scientists supported the development of adaptive reusable interfaces for online labs.

01.11.2014 - 31.10.2016
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participation, politics, democracy

Via the Political Radar citizens collect options for political participation and share them via an online platform.

01.03.2017 - 28.02.2018
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Tell us!
 independent of location
accidental injuries, health, medical care

“Tell us!” will bring experiential knowledge about accidental injuries back to research by involving experts and patients.

08.05.2018 - 03.07.2018
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Let's have a look at our meadows!
Arnica, Wasp Spider, biodiversity

Where is the Wasp Spider on the rise as a result of global warming? Where can you still find the medicinal plant Arnica?

25.03.2015 - 31.12.2016
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Playing against phishing
phishing, games, spam

What is phishing? Which fraudulent strategies do criminals use to get their hands on personal data?

01.05.2017 - 30.06.2017
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Search for the Swedish Narrow Headed Ant
 Inner Oetz Valley
ant, Oetz Valley, distribution

The project investigated the distribution of the endangered Swedish Narrow Headed Ant in the Inner Oetz Valley.

01.05.2015 - 31.12.2016
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Our expelled neighbours
 St. Pölten and surrounding area
neighbours, expelled, judaism

How did the lives of the Jewish population of Lower Austria change – before, during and after the Nazi era? How did Christians and Jews live together?

01.01.2017 - 31.12.2017
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Wasser schafft
water, measurement, nutrient contamination

Do stream regulations have an adverse effect on water and sediment quality? Which differences between regulated and natural streams can be detected in the chemical composition?

01.01.2015 - 30.09.2017
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 independent of location
politics, youth, everyday experiences

Teenagers were invited to collect and share their daily political experiences.

01.12.2014 - 30.09.2017
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