SciStarter’s founder appointed to NAS committee on Citizen Science

Written by Adam Gabriele, Arizona State University. Originally published on ASUNow. There’s an exciting change under way in the scientific community. Citizens with an avid interest in science are getting the chance to contribute to real research through data collection and analysis in collaboration with professional scientists. These “citizen scientists” — tinkerers and enthusiasts of … Read more “SciStarter’s founder appointed to NAS committee on Citizen Science”

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Join SciStarter at the March for Science

SciStarter is proud to be a March for Science partner. This non-partisan event champions “science as a pillar of human freedom and prosperity.” Citizen science is a gateway to support and advocate for science for all: anytime, any place. The March for Science in Washington D.C. will be on April 22nd with satellite Marches across the country. Find … Read more “Join SciStarter at the March for Science”

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Spring into Citizen Science Day tomorrow! Hundreds of springtime opportunities await you

Springtime Citizen Science April is buzzing with citizen science you can do at hackfests, conferences, festivals, workshops, marches and more! Looking for family-friendly projects? Check this out.  Below, we’ve selected three projects and two events we think you’ll love.  You can find more projects and events on SciStarter to do now or bookmark for later. … Read more “Spring into Citizen Science Day tomorrow! Hundreds of springtime opportunities await you”

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Don’t miss the Citizen Science Day workshop at the CSA Conference!

There’s still time to register for the Citizen Science Association Conference (5/17-5/20 in Minneapolis, MN)! The conference will start on May 17 with a series of workshops and special events to dive deep into relevant topics. As a proud cofounder of Citizen Science Day, SciStarter is pleased to invite you to join the Citizen Science … Read more “Don’t miss the Citizen Science Day workshop at the CSA Conference!”

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Announcing Citizen Science Day 2017!

Citizen Science Day is back! SciStarter is excited to once again present Citizen Science Day in collaboration with the Citizen Science Association! This event is a chance to celebrate the millions of citizen scientists who have contributed countless hours to collect data in their backyard, analyze online images to cure diseases, build low-cost instruments,  and so much … Read more “Announcing Citizen Science Day 2017!”

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Making Citizen Science Tools Discoverable and Accessible

At SciStarter, we aim to make it easy to find and join meaningful citizen science projects. Choose a location, activity, or topic to find appropriate adventures and learn more about the project and what tools (sensors, digital scales, rain gauges, etc) are needed to participate. But, for many projects and would-be participants, there are challenges … Read more “Making Citizen Science Tools Discoverable and Accessible”

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Citizen Science Makers Summit at Arizona State University

  SciStarter and Arizona State University hosted change-makers from both the citizen science and maker movements at last week’s first-ever Citizen Science Makers Summit. These two movements both aim to disrupt the status quo of science by changing who participates in the scientific process. “Makers just dive in and create creative engineering solutions” says Darlene … Read more “Citizen Science Makers Summit at Arizona State University”

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Citizen Science Maker Summit at Arizona State University: Register this week

  Do you run, or are you involved in, a citizen science project? Have you created, or would you like to create, a low-cost instrument that can be used for scientific research? Then join us for the the ASU Citizen Science Maker Summit 2016  ,  a two-day event, hosted by Arizona State University in partnership … Read more “Citizen Science Maker Summit at Arizona State University: Register this week”

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Citizen Science Maker Summit 2016

The ASU Citizen Science Maker Summit 2016 is a two-day event, hosted by Arizona State University in partnership with SciStarter, designed to explore the crossroads of citizen science and the maker movement. The summit is scheduled for October 26 (evening), 27 & 28, 2016 in downtown Chandler, Arizona at the ASU Chandler Innovation Center. Registration … Read more “Citizen Science Maker Summit 2016”

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