Arqus Invites Leaders or Participants of a Citizen Science Initiative to Take Part in the “Co-Creating Citizen Science” Activity

ideation 3267505 1920From 3rd to 7th May 2021, the Arqus Alliance is organizing the first Arqus Academy Week. As part of it, an open session on citizen science will bring together research staff and, more generally, the academic and global community of Arqus universities interested in Citizen Science.

The main objective of the activity “Co-creating Citizen Science” is to give visibility to projects related to values of citizen science and based on cooperation, openness and participation, in which these universities are either leading or taking part. One of the expected results is also to achieve advancements in the position paper that the Arqus Alliance is preparing on this subject.

In the first part of the programme, universities will present their institutional initiatives on citizen science. Later, brief presentations on specific projects (4-5 minutes) follows. Lastly, a living lab format will be used for group work on specific subjects of citizen science. The event will close with a sharing session.

The session will take place online on 6th May from 9 am to 1:30 pm (CEST) and is open to anyone interested. The session will be held in English.

To enter the event and to receive information on citizen science and other initiatives of the Arqus Alliance, please complete this form.

Arqus is a European Universities Alliance, which brings together the universities of Bergen, Granada, Graz, Leipzig, Lyon, Padova and Vilnius, selected by the European Commission as one the pioneering Alliances of the European Universities Initiative.

Provisional programme

9:00 - 10:00 - Institutional initiatives on Citizen Science

10:00 - 11:30 - Micro-presentations

11:30 - 11:45 - Break and preparation of living labs

11:45 - 12:45 - Breakout sessions: Living labs

12:45 - 13:30 - Sharing and conclusions

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