#ECSA2018: Gaining European Citizen Science Association inspiration!

#ECSA2018: Gaining European Citizen Science Association inspiration!

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Having never been to Europe myself, it was intriguing to see just how large those alps are, and I was immediately struck by the politeness of the people, as well as the interesting mix of historical and modern cityscape aspects.  Below are just a few reflections from my experiences attending the #ECSA2018 Conference and other pre- and post- workshops in Geneva, Switzerland, as well as a quick jaunt to England, in early June.  Progressing Global and Large-Scale Initiatives Exploring the UN Sustainable Development Goals & Citizen Science Global Partnership [caption id="attachment_7103" align="aligncenter" width="960"] Attendees of the meeting to discuss the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and citizen science at the UN Environment office in Geneva.[/caption] The day before #ECSA2018 officially started, people from some far flung corners of the world…
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#CitSci2017 Reflections: Exploring Citizen Science, Technology, & Acoustics Globally

#CitSci2017 Reflections: Exploring Citizen Science, Technology, & Acoustics Globally

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Jessie Oliver is a member of ACSA and sits on the ACSA management committee. She is also a PhD student at the Queensland University of Technology, in Brisbane Australia. She attended the Citizen Science Association Conference in May of 2017 with the assistance of a Shuttleworth Foundation Flash Grant. Reflections by Jessie Oliver (@JessieLOliver via twitter): In early 2017, I had the good fortune of meeting Alasdair Davies when he ventured to Brisbane Australia, where we both participated in a workshop about technology use for conservation. My role at the workshop was to share my knowledge of how scientists and members of the public, or citizen scientists, were working collaboratively to make innovative discoveries that have benefitted conservation efforts. While there, I shared information regarding local, national, and global efforts aiming to increase…
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Discover & Relive #CitSciOz18 Magic

Discover & Relive #CitSciOz18 Magic

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An epic adventure through the wild world of citizen science kicked off on Adelaide’s City West campus of the University of South Australia on 7 February 2018 with the start of Australia’s second national citizen science conference. The conference brought together citizen science practitioners, participants, thought leaders and decision-makers, with the aim of showcasing best practice in citizen science and sharing project outcomes from across Australia and around the world. You can find out all the information about the presentations and workshops of #CitSciOz18 here and the Book of Abstracts can be viewed here. #CitSciOz18 at a Glance There were over 125 talks, posters and workshops falling within the conference themes of #SocialResearch (8 presentations), #EngagingCitizens (20 presentations), #Education (6 presentations), #Communication (4 presentations), #EmpowerWithData (19 presentations), #FieldProjects (14 presentations), #ShowcasingOutcomes (16…
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