Citizen Science work station at Medialab Prado, MadridWhen?
From: 10-04-2013 To: 12-04-2013 Price:
The 10th of April of 2013 the Medialab-Prado will be opening its doors in a new building hosting the Libregraphics meeting 2013. During the opening the Citizen Cyberscience Centre and the Medialab Prado will present a joint collaboration around a citizen science work space where citizens, researchers and everyone in general are welcome to participate [...] Read more
From: 22-04-2013 To: 23-04-2013 Price:
Before there were professional scientists, all scientists were amateurs. But during the 20th century, the role of amateurs rapidly diminished. And with a few notable exceptions in fields like astronomy and archaeology, amateurs have had little chance to make a contribution to cutting-edge research. In the past decade, the Internet has begun to disrupt the [...] Read more
Citizen Science Open Technical WorkshopWhen?
It’s our pleasure to invite you to join the Citizen Science Open Technical Workshop to be held next Wednesday 30th January 16:00 CET virtually using Google Hangout. You can attend the meeting and send all your comments in this Youtube channel or this twitter account. During 2 hours we’ll have expert’s talks and open discussions about technologies such as BOINC, Bossa, PyBossa, Furnivall, Ourgrid and [...] Read more
Hurricane Hackers NYCWhen?
“What we need most, is for you guys not to forget us in two weeks time”. Comment from a Breezy Point houseowner on what help his family really needed from volunteers. This event is about using citizen science to have a positive impact on the long-term recovery of the most damaged parts of New York [...] Read more
SpotOn London 2012: Motivation and rewards in community curation projectsWhen?
Data curation, the act of not only preserving research data but also making sure that it can be (re)used, is not only becoming one of the modern buzz words, it also becomes more and more important. Yet there seems to be a lag in the adoption of appropriate tools and best practices. But what are [...] Read more
Thanks to the Web, the range of citizen science projects has exploded in recent years, ranging from computing climate models to folding proteins to sensing earthquakes. These projects have traditionally been developed by individual research groups in narrow software silos. But the rise of browser-based apps and the growing power of mobile devices enables new [...] Read more
CERN Summer Student Webfest 2012When?
From: 03-08-2012 To: 06-08-2012 Price:
A weekend of online web-based creativity, at the place where the web was born. The event is modeled on the sort of gatherings (sometimes called hackfests or hackathons) that energize many open source communities. You do NOT have to be a software expert to contribute. Indeed, successful teams need a wide range of skills, from writing [...] Read more
Over the Air 2012When?
From: 01-06-2012 To: 02-06-2012 Price:
Over the Air is an event that defies easy description. It’s a celebration of creativity. It’s a festival of all things mobile. It’s a place where attendees can learn about technologies, trends and techniques. It’s a sleep-over. It’s a two day party. It’s an event where practitioners of creative and technical disciplines can come together [...] Read more
From: 26-02-2012 To: 27-02-2012 Price:
Citizens and Earthquake Science An event co-organized by Academia Sinica Grid Computing, the Citizen Cyberscience Centre and Desktop Grids for International Scientific Collaboration (DEGISCO). This year’s Asia@home Workshop was on the topic of “Citizens and Earthquake Science”. The focus was on applications of citizen-based volunteer computing and volunteer sensing to earthquake science in South-East Asia. [...] Read more
Citizen Cyberscience Summit 2012When?
From: 16-02-2012 To: 18-02-2012 Price:
The London Citizen Cyberscience Summit is a great chance for scientists and citizens to learn about the latest breakthroughs in citizen cyberscience. It is a unique opportunity to brainstorm about how new technologies can enhance citizen cyberscience. In 2012, the second annual Summit was held in the city of London. “Citizen cyberscience has great potential not only for scientific [...] Read more
EcoHack NYC, Nov 2011When?
From: 04-11-2011 To: 05-11-2011 Price:
We are passionate about understanding global environmental change, and don’t see many meet-ups that bring together the diverse community of scientists, hackers, designers and hobbyists that share our interests. After last falls amazing turnout, we are excited to have you join us at the Parsons for our second EcoHack! This time around, we are expanding [...] Read more
From: 19-11-2011 To: 20-11-2011 Price:
WHAT’S IT ALL ABOUT? Volunteers on the Web can now help researchers with a host of scientific and social challenges. From collecting data about government spending to folding proteins to simulating the future of our planet’s climate. The scope for citizens and schools to benefit from all this online science is enormous. But there’s a catch. This is a grassroots movement, so it needs [...] Read more