Citizen Photojournalism and its Significance for Society
In your life, you have inevitably witnessed events, and sometimes they may even have reached the central news feed. Especially today, people often reach for their phone first to document an event with a photo. It could be a concert by your favourite artist, or even a civic initiative. But have you ever wondered that […]
Workshop – ‘Protection of personal data on the Internet’
On November 25 2022, the Library & Information Center of the University of Patras in collaboration with the research team of the CSI-COP project, and with the participation of EESTEC LC Patras, organised the workshop “Protection of personal data on the Internet”. The goal of the workshop was to advocate for Citizen Science, raise awareness […]
Open Science and citizen science in Horizon Europe – A challenge for academic libraries
On the 22 and the 24 of November UT carried out a training course for UT librarians and HE staff. The six-hour training course was organised in two parts. The first part, held by Maria Cassella (Norberto Bobbio Library and CeOS_SE), focused on the definition, (and the main characteristics) of Citizen Science (CS), projects in […]
Citizen Science & Libraries in Bulgaria
The aim of the train-the-trainer workshop, “Citizen Science & Libraries in Bulgaria”, was to raise awareness about the CeOS_SE project & Citizen Science in Bulgaria. The main focus of the activity was on developing strategies for citizen science in Bulgarian libraries. Representatives from the National Library “St. Cyril and Methodius”, academic libraries, public libraries and […]
Citizen Science in Serbia – How can I get involved?
The CeOS_SE project aims to mainstream citizen-engaged Open Science in South-eastern Europe. It will do so by collating and sharing best practices for citizen engagement in scientific research, and raising awareness of its benefits in areas in which Citizen Science is less practised. This blog will share three great initiatives from Serbia, one of the […]
Learning by doing – Using citizen science to map social change in Strovolos, Cyprus
The Library of the University of Cyprus, in cooperation with the Municipal Library of Strovolos and the Cyprus Institute, organised the event entitled “What’s in my neighborhood? Using citizen science to map social change in Strovolos” on the 15th of November 2022. The purpose of the event was to promote Open Science and Citizen Science […]
Active citizenship: The role of librarians in citizen science – Training activity at UCY
An event report detailing the University of Cyprus’ recent training activity on citizen science in libraries.
Train the Trainers & Inform the Informers: a report on recent propelling activities for Citizen Science in Greece
Learn about the recent Citizen Science train-the-trainer event, whihc took place in the University of Patras, Greece.
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.