#CitSciOz18: Dr. Alan Finkel confirmed!

Portrait of Dr Alan Finkle

We are very excited to announce that our final keynote speaker has been confirmed as Dr. Alan Finkel, Australia’s Chief Scientist. Dr. Finkel completes an exceptional line up of key note speakers for #CitSciOz18. The Federal Government, under Dr. Finkel’s science stewardship, is a strong proponent of citizen science and supports several initiatives for citizen science capacity …

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CitSciOz18 – Call for Abstracts OPEN!

The Call for Abstracts for the 2018 Australian Citizen Science Conference is now OPEN! Please refer to the abstracts page on the conference website for all the guidelines on abstract submission, including: * presentation themes * presentation types * abstract selection criteria * key dates, and * the Abstract Submission Portal The Call for Abstracts will be open for 4 …

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Visit from South Korea

On the August 17th Erin Roger, Amy Slocombe and Michelle Neil, together with Streamwatch coordinator Greg McDonald, hosted a South Korean delegation at the Australian Museum in Sydney. Ms Park (Dongguk University) and Mr Kim (Korea University) were in Australia on a research trip to gather information for their new citizen science project “Building a Citizen Science Platform in South Korea”. It was …

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Reflections on CitSci2017

Even weeks after the conference, I am still buzzing with excitement from the inspiring work I learned about being done in all corners of the Earth. The Citizen Science Association conference had an amazing program and you can check out a few of the highlights by scrolling through #CitSci2017 via twitter. You can also read personal …

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New ACSA Publication List

We are pleased to announce the start of the ACSA publication list! The ACSA publication list is a quarterly electronic listing of publications in the field of citizen science within the Australian Community. The listing is intended to inform those within the Australian citizen science community of recently accepted papers, conference proceedings, book chapters and dissertations. You can contribute to this list! How …

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The ACSA logo identity

We are pleased to share with you our new ACSA logo. Our brief for the design of the ACSA graphic identity was that it needed to reflect: that we are an Australia-wide connected network of people any kind of science growth and spread We also said it should be bright and appealing across all types …

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What are your thoughts on a ACSA?

Citizen science is a rapidly growing, collaborative method of engagement which allows non-professionals (as volunteers) the opportunity to participate and contribute to scientific research. These working partnerships can include volunteers from the general community, educators, students and businesses and the outcomes of  citizen science projects results in many mutual scientific, education and engagement benefits. Scientific …

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