Our Managing Director Rosy Mondardini was part of the international Citizen Science delegation that attended the Science-Policy-Business Forum at the UN Environment Assembly (UNEA4), with the aim of promoting Citizen Science at the world’s highest-level decision-making body on the environment. A lot of the focus at UN Environment is quantifying the progress of the Sustainable … Continue reading The Citizen Science Center Zürich at the UN Environment Assembly
Interview with Andrew Durso from the Snake ID Challenge Crotalus horridus, a Timber Rattlesnake from the USA (Illinois), foto by Andrew Durso. “Do you know this snake?” That was the question we asked a vivid community of snake lovers out there in our Snake ID Challenge in late February. We were overwhelmed by the level … Continue reading Citizen Science for Global Health
Since the Citizen Science Center Zurich is quite young (the team started working about a year ago) we would like to open this blog by introducing ourselves and explain why we are here: The Citizen Science Center Zurich is a joint initiative of the University of Zurich and the ETH Zurich. It aims at engaging … Continue reading Why a Citizen Science Center in Zurich?
Thanks for joining us! The best two things about Citizen Science in my view are: First, it is super diverse (just like science in general), and second, everyone can do it (unlike in academic/professional science, where you need a university degree to be acknowledged as researcher) - because science should be accessible to everyone, not … Continue reading What to expect from this blog?