An undergraduate team of researchers at the University of Leisester are heading up a project to identify and culture microbes that can devour polystyrene waste, and they are recruiting young (and probably not-so-young) citizen scientists to help...
Today, the American Commonwealth Partnership released a special-issue of its newsletter, “At the Forefront of Change,” with a focus on Citizen Alum — a national listening, capacity-building, and participatory research project ...
Scientific research seems to have come full circle. When the scientific revolution occurred, a few centuries ago, many researchers were amateurs who explored nature out of curiosity and almost incidentally made major discoveries.
From FWC news:Anglers can help FWC catch data on red snapper, other reef fishBy filling out a survey card or making a phone call, anglers can provide Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC) biologists valuable information about red...
We are happy to have been granted the funds to begin an Extreme Citizen Science project with a Civic Science twist by engaging communities who are usually not involved in carrying out scientific research.
The meeting began with an overview of several working amateur science projects. We then discussed where CSL has made progress, along with insights gained over time about our mission and how best to meet those mission objectives.
Hi All! We are building a new CSQ site. The main reason for this rebuild was to implement a cleaner code base so we could implement planned improvements without worrying about “ducktaped” code bugging out.
Citizen science is so much more than using citizens to collect data, and to fund traditional scientists through their contributions. Citizen science is about changing the very way that science is done. It's about democratizing the creation of knowledge.
Vernal pool habitats are often accidentally destroyed or disturbed due to lack of knowledge about their existence. This spring, older students have the opportunity to be citizen scientists and help report data about vernal pools ...
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