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THE CITSCIBIO NEWSLETTER

Issue 34


INFORMED CONSENT AND CITIZEN SCIENCE WEBINAR

The Citizen Science Association Law and Policy Working Group is holding a webinar on November 22, 2019 from 1:00 PM to 2:15 PM US EST. The webinar, Approaching Informed Consent in Citizen Science: Legal and Ethical Issues, will focus on the ethical implications of citizen science. Register for this webinar here.

CitSci2021 DATES ANNOUNCED

In conjunction with Arizona State University’s School for the Future of Innovation in Society (SFIS), citizenscience.org announced the dates and location for the CitSci2021 conference: May 25-29 2021 in Phoenix, Arizona.


CITIZEN SCIENCE LAW & POLICY OUTREACH PROJECT

The Emmett Environmental Law & Policy Clinic at Harvard Law School just announced a question submission tool where law students work to answer legal questions raised by citizen scientists. The Clinic reviews submissions each month and provides information and answers to the questions raised. The service is provided for educational purposes only, and should not be construed as legal advice.

SCISTARTER CITIZEN SCIENCE PODCAST

SciStarter has a Citizen Science Podcast dedicated to all things citizen science! Each episode features a different project that allows people to connect with science. The episodes are hosted by Justin Schell and Caroline Nickerson.

ASCB FUNDING OPPORTUNITY OPENING IN 2020

The American Society of Cell Biology (ASCB) is opening another round of funding for public engagement programs in January 2020. The ASCB Public Engagement Grants are directed towards scientists seeking to engage in scientific outreach in their communities. The ASCB hopes these grants will help pilot projects move from completely homegrown efforts to fully funded efforts. The grant range between $10,000-$35,000. Applications open January 18, 2020 and run through March 31, 2020.

CALL FOR CITIZEN SCIENCE PAPERS

The British Ecological Science journals have issued a call for manuscripts for a Special Feature on Citizen Science. The Special Feature is aimed at addressing the contribution of citizen science to the achievement of ecological and people and nature-based knowledge. The call for papers is open across all six British Ecological Science journals. The deadline for submission is Monday, January 27, 2020.

 




LIBRARY

Over 2,800 publicly accessible journal articles available thanks to the National Library of Medicine (NLM).

-RECENTLY ADDED-

Unlocking the Power of Artificial Intelligence and Big Data in Medicine.

Development and Evaluation of a Training Program for Community-Based Participatory Research in Breast Cancer.

Engaging children and families in pediatric Health Research: a scoping review.

Prioritizing Health Equity: Patient Perspectives from a Clinic-Based PhotoVoice Qualitative Study.

Using Citizen Science to Explore Neighbourhood Influences on Ageing Well: Pilot Project.

Teaching in the Suburbs: Participatory Action Research Against Educational Wastage.

Reliability of crowdsourcing as a method for collecting emotions labels on pictures.

Public Concern About Monitoring Twitter Users and Their Conversations to Recruit for Clinical Trials: Survey Study.

How the weather affects the pain of citizen scientists using a smartphone app.

Risk, Stigma, Trustworthiness, and Citizen Participation-A Multifaceted Analysis of Media Coverage of Dioxin Contamination in Midland, Michigan.



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