Citizen Science Month 2021 Results

In April 2021, SciStarter, the Network of the National Library of Medicine, the All of Us Research Program, Arizona State University and other partners commemorated the second annual Citizen Science Month. Previously, partners had celebrated Citizen Science Day starting in 2016, but the global community expanded the celebration to a month in 2020. This year’s … Read more “Citizen Science Month 2021 Results”

Categories: Citizen Science Month, Citizen Science News, Events, libraries

Citizen Science, from a Librarian’s Perspective

Citizen science joins the general public with the scientific community in creating a collaborative relationship to increase scientific knowledge.  All kinds of people can take part in citizen science projects by collecting and sharing data.  The possibilities are endless, and the contributions are immense!  So, for me, it was only natural that I should become … Read more “Citizen Science, from a Librarian’s Perspective”

Categories: Citizen Science Month, Library, NNLM

National Library of Medicine Citizen Science Month Mini Grant Application

Anyone, anywhere can plan a Citizen Science Month program or effort, but we have a new opportunity for additional support! Libraries and library systems are invited to submit applications for the Citizen Science Month (CSM) Mini Grants of $5,000 to increase awareness of and engagement in Citizen Science Month events and supplemental programs. $5,000 grants … Read more “National Library of Medicine Citizen Science Month Mini Grant Application”

Categories: Citizen Science Month, libraries, Library

How One Million Volunteers Could One Day Revolutionize Medicine

The future of individualized medicine may depend on an army of one million volunteers. And scientists want you to get involved.  Researchers with the National Institutes of Health are recruiting citizen scientists to enlist in a study of unprecedented scope and depth. The program, called All of Us, promises to take personal data from a … Read more “How One Million Volunteers Could One Day Revolutionize Medicine”

Categories: Health

The Library & Community Guide to Citizen Science

Hot off the (virtual) press…the Library & Community Guide to Citizen Science! Libraries are quickly becoming hubs for citizen science. Your library may already be involved in citizen science programming. If so, bravo! For countless others, citizen science is still a bit of a mystery. We created this guide to help you navigate the rapidly … Read more “The Library & Community Guide to Citizen Science”

Categories: Citizen Science Month, Library

Planning Citizen Science Month 2021: April

April 2021 is Global Citizen Science Month, and SciStarter, the National Library of Medicine, Arizona State University, the Citizen Science Association and many other partners from around the world provide free resources, support and an event calendar to help you plan and promote your event. I’m Caroline Nickerson, SciStarter’s Program Manager for Global Citizen Science … Read more “Planning Citizen Science Month 2021: April”

Categories: Citizen Science Month, Other

Webinar Recording: What We Learned from Citizen Science Month

Watch a webinar recording of “What We Learned from Citizen Science Month,” presented by SciStarter, ASU and the Network of the National Library of Medicine, and with an introduction from the Citizen Science Association. Because so many of you were a part of Citizen Science Month, we want to keep you informed about our outcomes! … Read more “Webinar Recording: What We Learned from Citizen Science Month”

Categories: Citizen Science Month, Citizen Science News, NNLM

To the SciStarter Class of 2020 (that’s you!)

This post was originally published as a SciStarter newsletter. Sign up to receive bi-weekly citizen science in your inbox! Dear SciStarter Class of 2020: Congratulations! You should be proud of the many contributions to science you’ve made this year, despite facing enormous challenges. SciStarter members, fortified by the addition of nearly 18,000 freshmen this school year … Read more “To the SciStarter Class of 2020 (that’s you!)”

Categories: EarthSchool, Global Citizen Science Month, In the News, Newsletter

Preliminary Outcomes from CitSciMonth 2020

A version of this post was originally published on the Citizen Science Association Blog. First: thank you. Even with the unprecedented challenges, so many of you came together to make Global Citizen Science Month 2020 (April) a success. We are crunching numbers and assessing formative and summative evaluations so we can share a comprehensive report. … Read more “Preliminary Outcomes from CitSciMonth 2020”

Categories: Citizen Science Month, Events

Citizen Science Month Education Webinar Series

Educators, parents, and lifelong learners joined Jill Nugent and the SciStarter team each Thursday at 8:00 PM ET during April’s Citizen Science Month for a five-part education webinar series. These webinars focused on sharing citizen science projects that are a great fit for the science learning environment, with an emphasis on projects that our distributed … Read more “Citizen Science Month Education Webinar Series”

Categories: Citizen Science Month, EarthSchool, Education, Events