The Citizen Cyberscience Centre Blog

  • Announcing the Citizen Cyberlab Summit, Geneva 17-18 September 2015

    The three-year Citizen Cyberlab project, dedicated to studying learning and creativity in Citizen Cyberscience, is coming to its conclusion this year. To present the results of the project, as well as hear about related results from some leading exp...

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  • Science x Kickstarter : 16 projects selected

    What do antimatter, beer and rescue dogs have in common? Answer: they will all soon be the topics of crowdfunding campaigns for science projects on Kickstarter, the global reference for online fundraising. And these campaigns will be created by resea...

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  • Citizen Cyberscience Summit Proceedings Published

    In a first for the burgeoning field of citizen cyberscience, the Proceedings of the 3rd Citizen Cyberscience Summit, held in London in February 2014, have been published on the Web. The journal in which they are published, Human Computation, is a new...

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  • Help Scientists Solve the Challenge of Crowdfunding

    In New York on February 28 & March 1, join a weekend of collaboration and creativity, develop compelling crowdfunding campaigns for science projects on the Kickstarter platform. Who should apply? You’re an amateur or professional scientist wi...

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  • CERN 60 Public Computing Challenge makes a splash

    Over 5000 people have participated so far in the CERN 60 Public Computing Challenge, an event that invites the public to download a virtual atom smasher into their computer and help scientists simulate the sorts of particle collisions that occur in C...

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  • Crowdcrafting is Nominet Trust Top 100 social innovation

      Crowdcrafting, a Web-based platform for citizen science, has been selected for the Nominet Trust 100, a list that celebrates the ventures that are using digital technology to change the world for the better. The list is curated by a steering...

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  • The CERN Webfest is back!

    The CERN Summer Student Webfest 2014 is an annual hackathon at CERN organized by the Citizen Cyberscience Centre, happening 1-3 August. The Webfest is a unique event where a bunch of bright and creative CERN summer students – there were 80 of ...

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  • What to expect at CCS14

    Next week, the 3rd Citizen Cyberscience Summit takes place in London. Here’s what to expect from three action-packed days of citizen science. New technologies: the Web and its underpinning technologies are two years older than at the last su...

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  • Announcing Citizen Cyberscience Summit 2014

    The 3rd edition of the Citizen Cyberscience Summit will take place in London 20-22 February 2014. The Citizen Cyberscience Centre kicked off internationally with the first Citizen Cyberscience Summit, which took place at Kings College London in 2010...

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  • Crowdcrafting in the news

    Crowdcrafting, the open-source platform for building and participating in citizen science projects online, has been making headlines recently. Speaking at the Open Knowledge Conference in Geneva last month, the world’s leading event on open data, C...

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