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.


Horizon 2020-Call "Science with and for Society"

On 14 December, a brokerage event for the Horizon 2020-call "Science with and for Society" will take place in Brussels. Participants will get detailed information on the call and will have the possibility to develop and discuss new project ideas as well as initiate cross-border contacts and cooperation.

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Festive Citizen Science Award ceremony

On 12 November 2018, the most dedicated citizen scientist who participated in one of the six Award-projects in May and June were awarded with the Citizen Science Awards 2018 by the Ministry of Education, Science and Research at TU Wien. Congratulations to all the winners.

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New introductory course about citizen science

The online citizen science course offers first insights into topics like IT, motivations of citizen scientists and evaluations.

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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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