On Wednesday May 22nd after work, the team of the Citizen Science Center Zurich, along with about 50 other people, gathered in the BQM bar near the Federal Technical Institute in Zürich for the last evening of the Pint of Science Festival - and a night full of (citizen) science. Pint of Science is an … Continue reading “Two scientists come into a bar …” – Citizen Science at the Pint of Science Festival in Zürich
von Sophie Hanak, Citizen Science Network Austria (c) by Universitätszentrum Obergurgl Derzeit liegt in Obergurgl (Tirol, Österreich) noch Schnee, jedoch wird dieser den saftigen Wiesen Platz gemacht haben, wenn sich die TeilnehmerInnen zur 5. Österreichischen Citizen Science Konferenz vom 26.-28. Juni in das Universitätszentrum Obergurgl aufmachen. Die Konferenz steht dieses Jahr unter dem Motto "Grenzen … Continue reading Auf 1940 m Grenzen überwinden – Die Österreichische Citizen Science Konferenz 2019
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?