Learning, Teaching and Training in Zagreb

Between September 19th – 23rd, the National Library of Zagreb hosted a week of Learning, Teaching, and Training Activities (LTTA). The partners participated in a core component of the CeOS_SE project design, allowing each member a chance to take an in-depth look at citizen-enhanced open science. The five days were spent reviewing the progress and […]

Open Knowledge Café: Social Media & Citizen Science in Gen Z’s Life

On 28th July 2022, the University of Library Studies and Information Technologies (ULSIT) in Sofia, Bulgaria held an Open Knowledge Café entitled “Social Media & Citizen Science in Gen Z’s Life”, as part of the CeOS_SE Project. The focus of the Open Knowledge Café was to raise awareness about CeOS_SE project & Citizen Science Activities. […]

Report on the CeOS_SE train-the-trainers workshop

On the 13th of July, the Train-the-trainer workshop – organized as an output of the CeOS_SE project and run by the University of Turin – took place online. The workshop was designed to upskill the competencies of CeOS_SE partners, particularly of librarian staff involved in the project, on the topic of citizen science; a part […]

Become a Nomadic Citizen Scientist

Summer is here and the tourist season is in full swing. But mass tourism has put our planet and its limited resources at risk. Travelling sustainably means being aware of the impact of tourism on the environment and adopting good practices to reduce the negative effects. Sustainable travel can also be a way to help […]

Citizen Science in Cyprus: Conducting, producing and utilizing research

A Citizen Science piloting event was organized on the 24th of June 2022 by the University of Cyprus Library in collaboration with the Public Library of Strovolos. Within the framework of the CeOS_SE project, the event entitled “Citizen Science: Active citizens in conducting, producing and utilizing research” was organized in order to increase awareness within […]

Plastic Spotting Citizen Science Activity – Leiden, The Netherlands

Project coordinator, LIBER, joined Leiden University and their Plastic Spotter canal clean-up activity to see how citizen science is practised week-in-week-out! This was an excellent opportunity to see how a mature citizen science activity is run and sustained, producing research outputs, and fostering engaged and climate-conscious communities. For this activity, the goal was to watch, […]

Active Citizens and Dark Skies – Citizen Science at the University of Patras

Within the framework of the CeOS_SE project, the Library and Information Center of the University of Patras, Greece, organized the activity “Per Scientia, Ad Astra: active citizens and dark skies”, in cooperation with the Papacharalambeios Public Central Library of Nafpaktos and the International Darksky Association. The event took place on the 13th of May 2022, […]

CeOS_SE Citizen Science activities continue – Turin and Belgrade

The CeOS_SE Project continues to pilot Citizen Science in South-eastern Europe by organising activities, together with public libraries, in our partner regions. The latest activities took place in Turin, Italy and Belgrade, Serbia. The University of Turin organized a two-day training event on June 7th and 8th: Citizen science, per una ricerca aperta a tutti. […]

Published thematic collection “Bees, life, people” as a result of citizen science activity

One month after the National and University Library Zagreb carried out their first CeOS_SE citizen science activity, the thematic collection “Bees, life, people” was published at the Croatian Web Archive (HAW). The thematic collection is a joint product of the City Library Ivanić-Grad, students of the High School “Ivan Švear” Ivanić Grad, librarians – subject […]

Piloting Citizen Science in Southeast Europe

In March and April the CeOS_SE project ran two Citizen Science activities in Plovid, Bulgaria and Zagreb, Croatia, to raise awareness of Open Science and Citizen Science in these regions and to pilot its practice.