14 03, 2023

INCENTIVE fifth consortium meeting – Milan, Italy

By |2023-03-14T10:39:13+01:00March 14th, 2023|news|

On the 6th and 7th of March, 2023, the INCENTIVE partnership met in Milan, Italy, for the project’s fourth consortium meeting. It was the first physical meeting that partners had since the start of the new year. The meeting was organised and hosted by SDA Bocconi, which is the leader of the sustainability work [...]

28 02, 2023

INCENTIVE – TIME4CS are launching new series of webinars: Institutional changes for CS

By |2023-02-28T09:58:46+01:00February 28th, 2023|news|

Citizen science (CS) as a research methodology is experiencing an increase in a number of actors, projects, initiatives, and funding opportunities. Despite such growth, most of the Research Performing and Funding Organisations (RPFOs) in Europe still do not support CS implementation by fostering institutional transformations.    The H2020 EU-funded TIME4CS and INCENTIVE projects join forces and [...]

9 02, 2023

RadoNorm project: Open call for Citizen Science projects

By |2023-02-09T09:02:39+01:00February 9th, 2023|news|

About RadoNorm RadoNorm is a Euratom research and training project that supports local communities and citizens to launch citizen science projects in the field of radon. For this, four pilot citizen science projects are developed and tested in France, Ireland, Norway, and Hungary. The results of the pilot projects will help to develop recommendations for empowering citizen [...]

30 01, 2023

Podcast: “The rise of Citizen Science in the international arena”

By |2023-01-30T08:58:12+01:00January 30th, 2023|news|

Citizen Science has been bubbling beneath the surface for some time and is reaching now a growing presence and influence in the scientific and participation scenario, locally and in the global context. Focusing on the international scene, Clàudia Fabó Cartas and Prof. Muki Haklay conversate in this new podcast episode on the level of recognition and relevance of citizen [...]

18 01, 2023

New podcast – Exploring Citizen Science

By |2023-01-18T12:11:59+01:00January 18th, 2023|news|

New year, new podcast. Earlier this month, the new podcast series "Exploring Citizen Science: Can research and society be (re)connected?" was launched. It is a podcast that explores the world of Citizen Science, as a discipline and philosophy. Host and journalist Alexander Damiano Ricci travels across Europe and holds interviews with researchers and project managers [...]

10 01, 2023

1st IMPETUS Open Call

By |2023-01-10T09:42:26+01:00January 10th, 2023|news|

The Horizon IMPETUS project is proving as of today an excellent opportunity for the citizen science community. On the 10th of January 2023, at 12:00 CET, the 1st IMPETUS Open Call is being launched. IMPETUS is a Citizen Science project that supports citizen science by enabling a wider range of citizen science initiatives (CSIs) to [...]

6 12, 2021

New report: “Enabling open science and societal engagement in research”

By |2021-12-06T11:35:52+01:00December 6th, 2021|news|

About the report The new report titled "Enabling open science and societal engagement in research" was just published. Last month, the report, written Richard Owen, was made available by the Publications Office of the European Union and is openly accessible. You can download the report here. The report focuses on Open Science and societal engagement [...]

2 12, 2021

Featuring INCENTIVE in EU-Citizen.Science final video

By |2021-12-02T16:13:41+01:00December 2nd, 2021|news|

EU-Citizen.Science is coming to an end The EU-Citizen.Science project is coming to an end. After 36 months, the project managed to successfully build a knowledge hub for citizen science in Europe. Yet, the project has done way more than that. To name just a few achievements, EU-Citizen.Science has established collaboration with the most relevant citizen [...]

19 11, 2021

“Participating Citizen Science in Zurich” Handbook

By |2021-11-19T09:19:41+01:00November 19th, 2021|news|

How to run successfully a Citizen Science project? Despite the prominence of Citizen Science as a form of designing, conducting, evaluating, and assessing participatory science, its successful implementation should not be taken for granted. Obstacles and challenges - such as attrition, low motivation, suspiciousness, lack of equipment and leadership - are some of the most [...]

15 09, 2021

“Scaling up Citizen Science” – the new report by JRC

By |2021-09-15T14:57:49+02:00September 15th, 2021|news|

What is the report about? In its recent report, which was published in May 20210, the Joint Research Center of European Commission explores the factors that are associated with increased engagement with Citizen Science, and how these factors can be positively leveraged. The combination of civic inertia and public disengagement that have been caused by [...]

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