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AGU call for abstracts
Call for abstracts for two American Geophysical Union special sessions on education and citizen science. Meeting December 3-7, 2012, in San Francisco. ABSTRACTS DUE 8 AUG 2012.
Journal special issue and conference on citizen science
ESA announces a special issue on citizen science and hosts the PPSR 2012 Conference
Conference news
News on two upcoming conferences: PPSR 2012 in Portland and AGU in San Francisco.
Submit fake data! (be a beta-tester)
Help the Cricket and Katydid project test their system for email, Twitter, text, and phone data submission, today only!
Workshop on digitizing biodiversity specimens
Apply to attend the Public Participation in Digitization of Biodiversity Specimens Workshop, Sept. 28-29, in Gainesville, Florida. DEADLINE 16 JULY 2012.
Late-breaking call for posters
Late-breaking call for posters just announced for the Aug 4-5 PPSR Conference in Portland, Oregon. DEADLINE 9 JULY 2012.
Free workshops
Free workshops offered across the field of public participation in scientific research.
Bumble Bee Conservation
The Xerces Society is investigating bumble bees in decline with help from observers sharing photographs and location information.
Deadline extended for abstracts and scholarships
Due to popular demand, May 15th, 2012, is the new deadline for abstracts and scholarship applications for the PPSR 2012 Conference in Portland, OR.
Conference, books, grants, workshops
A few of the exciting offerings in the field at the moment.
Barcoding Life's Matrix
Engaging students as citizen scientists in the International Barcode of Life project
DNABarcodingAssistant
An app to capture data in the field, describing specimens for biodiversity studies.
Conference on Public Participation in Scientific Research
Announcement of a landmark conference on PPSR in Portland, Oregon, August 4th-5th, 2012.
Call for abstracts, scholarship applications
Now open: registration, as well as a call for poster abstracts and scholarship applications for the 2012 Conference on Public Participation in Scientific Research.
Education-related opportunities
Current items of interest for educators, education researchers, and education innovators.
2012 Citizen science meetings
Diverse and exciting opportunities to network and collaborate this year to advance the field of citizen science.
Discussion forum
Share your thoughts and learn from others in conversations aimed to advance this field.
Conferences, workshops, symposia...
Find or share a conference where you can meet others working in this field.
i,scientist students publish in Royal Society
Novel research on bee behavior, conducted by youth, just published by the Royal Society.
Allergies, plant phenology, and climate change
Projects integrate data sets to show that earlier allergy symptoms coincide with earlier pollen release.

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