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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Call for Top Citizen Science Projects - Submit now!

In 2020, the FWF is launching this initiative for the fifth time. It can be used to expand the content and methodology of suitable 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 June 22, 2020.

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Citizen Science Award 2020 - CANCELLED

Due to the current developments around COVID-19 and the measures taken by the Federal Government, the Citizen Science Award 2020 must be cancelled. We hope to be able to offer an alternative concept soon. You will find current information on this website. We will also inform you via newsletter at the appropriate time. If you are not yet receiving it yet, you can register HERE.

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POSTPONED: 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. In order to reduce COVID-19 spread, the event has been postponed to 12 Dezember 2020, 14.00-16.00.

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POSTPONED: Austrian Citizen Science Conference 2020

The 6th Austrian Citizen Science conference is postponed to September 14-16, 2020 in order to reduce COVID-19 spread. The conference will take place in Vienna.

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