Citizen science

Citizen science is the practice where regular people can get involved in the scientific process, usually through improved access to cheaper hardware, like sensors, cameras, and computers, and through methods like open innovation and crowdsourcing. Vox: Citizen science is booming during the pandemic From backyard astronomy to birding, amateurs have been busy collecting data — and making real discoveries. See also our category on sensors.

Citizen Science (book)

If you are a professional researcher who wants to learn more about how to get started with designing your citizen science project, this is a good place to start

cat-icon Gower Street, London, UK

ECSA Conference #2020

Encounters in Citizen Science The European conference for citizen and participatory science 2020 in Trieste, Italy.

cat-icon Trieste Stazione Marittima, Molo dei Bersaglieri, 3, 34123 Trieste TS

Joint Roadmap for Open Science Tools

We propose an effort to develop a “Joint Roadmap for Open Science Tools”. This will be delivered by an informal group of like-minded organizations coming together around a common purpose.


We train youth to produce high quality data about community assets that everyone can use to improve the human condition.

cat-icon Chicago, IL, USA


Pakistan Air Quality Initiative (PAQI پاکی) provides community-driven air quality data to increase social awareness.

cat-icon Pakistan

Purple Air

A low cost air quality sensor network providing real time measurement of air quality on a public map.

cat-icon 110 West 13800 South, Draper, UT 84020, USA