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. […]

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.