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  1. What's Happening in Citizen Science?

    In this month’s newsletter, we highlight multiple upcoming citizen science events, a citizen science-based podcast, call for manuscripts and funding opportunities. On November 22nd, the Citizen Science Association Law and Policy Working Group is hosting the webinar: Approaching Informed...

  2. Take a Trip Around the Globe with Citizen Science

    Citizen science is taking the world by storm. Not only has citizen science expanded the possibilities for scientific research in the United States, but it has had a large impact all over the world! Many countries utilize citizen science and crowdsourcing due to its flexibility and potential for...

  3. Finding the benefits of citizen science

    In the CitSciBio newsletter each month you can find our most recent additions to the “library,” where we deliver a sampling of free, publicly accessible scholarly papers from our Crowdsourcing and Citizen Science Collection, made possible through the National Library of Medicine. The...

  4. Getting Started

    This hub is pretty complex- it has a lot of features, and there is quite a lot to see. I thought a cheat sheet might help! From registration to submitting a resource, a lot of major features are covered in these seven pages. Some highlights are below. Access the latest guide here and for more...

  5. The Science of Team Science conference: 2016

    This year’s SciTS conference took place in Phoenix, AZ. Given that I live in Maryland and we were nearing the end of over a month of rain, visiting the desert was a lovely break from the Mid-Atlantic’s non-stop impression of the Pacific North West. The conference opened with keynote...

  6. History of citizen science: crowdsourcing.

    By Gabriel     Today we will discuss the rise of crowdsourcing.  Crowdsourcing is a relatively new term having been widely popularized by a 2006 Wired article by Jeff Howe.  Merriam-Webster defines crowdsourcing as “the process of obtaining needed services, ideas,...

  7. Welcome!

    Hello! Welcome to CitSciBio, a hub for people interested in biomedical citizen science and crowdsourcing! To give you a sense of what we’re all about, I’ve included our mission statement from the About section below: The Biomedical Citizen Science Hub is sponsored by...

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