Lund University

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Lund University is the most popular University of Sweden. It was founded in 1666 and is ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has 40,000 students and 7,400 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. "We are united in our efforts to understand, explain and improve our world and the human condition."

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University of Vienna
Austria

University of Vienna

The University of Vienna (German: Universität Wien) is a public university located in Vienna, Austria. It was founded by Duke Rudolph IV in 1365 and is one of the oldest universities in the German-speaking world. With its long and rich history, the University of Vienna has developed into one of the largest universities in Europe, and also one of the most renowned, especially in the Humanities. It is associated with 15 Nobel prize winners and has been the academic home to a large number of scholars of historical as well as of academic importance. In 2017 they joined Citizen Science Network Austria with an ever increasing number of projects.
University of Zurich
Switzerland

University of Zurich

The University of Zurich (UZH, German: Universität Zürich), located in the city of Zürich, is the largest university in Switzerland, with over 26,000 students. It was founded in 1833 from the existing colleges of theology, law, medicine and a new faculty of philosophy. Currently, the university has seven faculties: Philosophy, Human Medicine, Economic Sciences, Law, Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Theology, and Veterinary Medicine. The university offers the broadest range of subjects and courses of any Swiss higher education institution. Since 2017 the University of Zurich has a Citizen Science Competence Center that aims at engaging academic scientists and the public in next-generation citizen science projects. Link: https://www.uzh.ch/de.html 
Stockholm University
Sweden

Stockholm University

Stockholm University (Swedish Stockholms universitet) is a public university in Stockholm, Sweden, founded as a college in 1878, with university status since 1960. Stockholm University has two scientific fields: the natural sciences and the humanities / social sciences. With over 70,000 students at four different faculties: law, humanities, the mathematical, and natural sciences, it is one of the largest universities in Scandinavia. The institution is regarded as one of the top 100 universities in the world by the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU, QS World University Rankings and the Times Higher Education World University Rankings (THE). As with other public…
University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna
Austria

University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna

The University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna, or simply BOKU (derived from its German name, Universität für Bodenkultur Wien, founded in 1872, is an education and research center for renewable resources in Vienna, Austria. BOKU combines fundamental and applied expertise in the fields of natural sciences, engineering and biotechnology as well as social and economic sciences to enhance the knowledge basis for sustainable management of natural resources. It is a member of the leading Euroleague for Life Sciences (ELLS) university network. There are currently around 12,500 students from over 100 countries enrolled at BOKU.Citizen Science has a long tradition at BOKU. In addition to…
University of Sydney
Australia

University of Sydney

The University of Sydney (informally, USyd or USYD) is an Australian public research university in Sydney, Australia. Founded in 1850, it was Australia's first university and is regarded as one of the world's leading faculties. It's is colloquially known as one of Australia's sandstone universities. Its campus is ranked in the top 10 of the world's most beautiful universities by the British Daily Telegraph and The Huffington Post, spreading across the inner-city suburbs of Camperdown and Darlington. The university comprises nine faculties and university schools, through which it offers bachelor, master and doctoral degrees. In 2014 it had 33,505 undergraduate…
Central Institution for Meteorology and Geodynamics
Austria

Central Institution for Meteorology and Geodynamics

The Central Institution for Meteorology and Geodynamics (German: Zentralanstalt für Meteorologie und Geodynamik, ZAMG) is the national meteorological and geophysical service of Austria. It is a subordinate agency of the Austrian Federal Ministry for Science and Research. The ZAMG headquarters are located in Vienna, with regional offices in Salzburg, Innsbruck, Graz, and Klagenfurt. ZAMG was founded in 1851 and is the oldest weather service in the world. Its task is not only to operate monitoring networks and to conduct research in various fields, but also to make the results available to the public.ZAMG has a long tradition of involving the…
Science et Cité Foundation
Switzerland

Science et Cité Foundation

The national organisation Science et Cité is a charitable swiss foundation. It promotes dialog between Science and Society through low-threshold and innovative projects. It advocates appreciation and understanding of all sciences and makes their opportunities and limits a subject of discussion. Further it encourages feedback of the civil society to sciences. Science et Cité is not a grant-making foundation, but is operational itself. The funding is provided by service agreements and project partnerships. The foundation is based in Bern, Switzerland, and has regional branches in the swiss romandie and Ticino.
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences
Sweden

Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences

The Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (Swedish: Sveriges Lantbruksuniversitet) (SLU) is a university in Sweden. Although its head office is located in Ultuna, Uppsala, the university has several campuses in different parts of Sweden, the other main facilities being Alnarp in Lomma Municipality, Skara, and Umeå. Unlike other state owned universities in Sweden, it is funded through the budget for the Ministry for Rural Affairs. The University was co-founder of the Euroleague for Life Sciences (ELLS) which was established in 2001.
University of Gothenburg
Sweden

University of Gothenburg

The University of Gothenburg (Swedish: Göteborgs universitet) is a university in Sweden's second largest city, Gothenburg. The University is the third-oldest of the current Swedish universities and with 37,000 students and 6000 staff members it is one of the largest universities in the Nordic countries. With its eight faculties and 38 departments, the University of Gothenburg is one of the most wide-ranging and versatile universities in Sweden. Its eight faculties offer training in the Creative Arts, Social Sciences, Natural Sciences, Humanities, Education, Information Technology, Business, Economics and Law, and Health Sciences.
University of Salzburg
Austria

University of Salzburg

The University of Salzburg, also known as the Paris Lodron University of Salzburg (German: Paris-Lodron-Universität Salzburg, PLUS), named after its founder, Prince-Archbishop Paris Lodron, is a public university in Salzburg municipality, Salzburg state, Austria. It is divided into the four faculties Natural Sciences, Cultural and Social Sciences, Law and Catholic Theology. Established in 1622, the university was closed in 1810 and re-established in 1962. Today, it has around 18,000 students and 2,800 employees and is the largest educational institution in Salzburg state.The University of Salzburg sees great potential for projects that bring together citizens with science. It is an excellent…
Vetenskap & Allmänhet Organisation
Sweden

Vetenskap & Allmänhet Organisation

Vetenskap & Allmänhet is a Swedish non-profit civil society organisation that works to promote dialogue and openness between researchers and the public. The organisation was founded in 2002 and is based in Stockholm, Sweden.Vetenskap & Allmänhet's members consist of some 80 organisations, authorities, universities, companies and associations. In addition, it has a number of individual members. The organisation is funded through membership fees, project grants and a grant from the Swedish Ministry of Education and Research.
European Citizen Science Association (ECSA)

European Citizen Science Association (ECSA)

The European Citizen Science Association (ECSA) is a non-profit association set up to encourage the growth of the Citizen Science movement in Europe in order to enhance the participation of the general public in scientific processes, mainly by initiating and supporting citizen science projects as well as performing research on citizen science. ECSA is framing citizen science as an open and inclusive approach, for example by supporting and being part of the exploration, shaping and development of the different aspects of the citizen science movement, its better understanding and use for the benefit of decision making.  
Global 2000
Austria

Global 2000

GLOBAL 2000 is an Austrian environmental organisation. It was founded in 1982 in Vienna and consists of the associations "GLOBAL 2000 Umweltschutzorganisation" (environmental organisation) and "GLOBAL 2000 Umweltforschungsinstitut (UFI)" (environmental research institute founded in 1991). The organisation claims to work independently and critically for a green, sustainable and healthy environment. Since 1998 it also is member of the worldwide environmental protection network Friends of the Earth and thereby a sister organisation of BUND(Germany) and Pro Natura (Switzerland).
LACON
Austria

LACON

The Lacon Team works closely together on big and small projects in the fields of ecology, environment protection and landscape architecture. On meadows, in the forest, out in the field, on construction sites or oin the office, zeal and team spirit always come along. They're a colourful mixture of experts that goes on nature exploration trips once a year.
Cumberland Wildlife Park
Austria

Cumberland Wildlife Park

The Cumberland Wildlife Park is located in upper Austria near Grünau im Almtal. The Almsee lake and the Cumberland Wildlife Park is embedded between the steep rocks on the northern edge of the Totes Gebirge.The Wildlife Park became famous due to Konrad Lorenz work there and is home to many different animal species on 60 hectares of land. Endangered species like wild equids can be found there. Long hiking trails lead through the park with it's 70 different animal species and approximately 500 animals in total.
Österreich forscht
Austria

Österreich forscht

Since 2014 the Austrian Citizen Science platform can be found online under the domain www.citizen-science.at. On the website about 30 institutions collectively present themselves and work together to connect Citizen Science actors in Austria and international to promote and the quality of Citizen Science and further develop the method. In 2015 they held a first annual Austrian Citizen Science Conference.
Schweiz forscht
Switzerland

Schweiz forscht

To get a better overview of Citizen Science in Switzerland and to better connect Citizen Science project creators, the "Citizen Science Network Switzerland" was founded, from which and the website schweiz-forscht.ch was later established. Since 2015 the office of Citizen Science Switzerland supervises the "Citizen Science Network Switzerland" and the website schweiz-froscht.ch, meanwhile it is also a point of contact for other interested parties like the media, universities, or Citizen Scientists themselves.
Konrad Lorenz Forschungsstelle
Austria

Konrad Lorenz Forschungsstelle

The Konrad Lorenz Research Center (KLF) was founded in 1973 when Konrad Lorenz retired and returned to Austria, looking for a suitable location for his research, which he found in the picturesque Grünau im Almtal, Upper Austria.Since 2011, the Konrad Lorenz Research Center (KLF) officially belongs to the University of Vienna. About 20 researchers from Austria and around the world conduct exciting and widely acclaimed basic research on geese, ravens and the northern bald ibis that roam freely in the Almtal.
Australian Citizen Science Association (ACSA)
Australia

Australian Citizen Science Association (ACSA)

The Australian Citizen Science Association (ACSA) was formed to advance citizen science through the sharing of knowledge, collaboration, capacity building, and advocacy.It was conceived at the Inaugural Citizen Science Workshop hosted by the Queensland Museum in Brisbane on May 6th, 2014. A large number of dedicated volunteers came together and formed working groups to actively develop the structure of ACSA and build awareness of Australian citizen science, both nationally and globally. It's a member-based community that supports, informs, and promotes citizen science. ACSA membership is open to citizen science project managers, volunteers, or anyone interested in citizen science.
Center for Human-Computer Interaction
Austria

Center for Human-Computer Interaction

The Center for Human-Computer Interaction is an interdisciplinary research group at the University of Salzburg. Established in 2005 as research unit at the former ICT&S Center, currently approx. 40 researchers study the interplay between humans and computers in order to enable desired interactions and explore desirable futures. The Center is directed by Professor Manfred Tscheligi who is a widely recognized expert in the field.
The Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Australia

The Royal Botanic Garden Sydney

The Royal Botanic Garden Sydney is a major botanical garden located in the heart of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Opened in 1816, the garden is the oldest scientific institution in Australia and one of the most important historic botanical institutions in the world. It is open every day of the year and access is free. Its stunning position on Sydney Harbour and immediately adjacent to the Sydney central business district, the Sydney Opera House and the large public parklands of The Domain ensure it is one of the most visited attractions in Sydney.
Taronga Zoo Sydney
Australia

Taronga Zoo Sydney

Taronga Zoo Sydney is a zoo in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.It was officially opened on 7 October 1916. Taronga Zoo Sydney is managed by the Zoological Parks Board of New South Wales, under the trading name Taronga Conservation Society, along with its sister zoo, the Taronga Western Plains Zoo in Dubbo. Divided into eight zoogeographic regions, the 28-hectare (69-acre) Taronga Zoo Sydney is home to over 4,000 animals of 350 species. It has a zoo shop, a cafe, and information centre.
Lund University
Sweden

Lund University

Lund University is the most popular University of Sweden. It was founded in 1666 and is ranked among the world’s top 100 universities. The University has 40,000 students and 7,400 staff based in Lund, Helsingborg and Malmö. "We are united in our efforts to understand, explain and improve our world and the human condition."
FORMAS
Sweden

FORMAS

Formas is a government research council for sustainable development in Sweden. They fund research and innovation, develop strategies, perform analyses, and conduct evaluations. Their areas of activity include the environment, agricultural sciences, and spatial planning. They do specific environmental studies that aim to make it easier for Sweden to achieve their ecological goals.
FYSIK.ORG
Sweden

FYSIK.ORG

Sweden, along with many other countries, is facing a gradual decrease in the number of young people who choose to study science and engineering. With the intention to bring about a change, five national resource centers for mathematics, physics, chemistry, biology, and technology education have been established by the government.The National Resource Centre for Physics Education aims to be a resource for teachers from preschool to upper secondary school. The aim is to inspire and stimulate the development of physics education and to allow teachers to further studies of physics.
Kristianstad University
Sweden

Kristianstad University

Kristianstad University (HKR) is a university in southern Sweden. It was founded in 1977 and has 14,000 students from all over the world. The university defies istself by openness and respect. Kristianstad University offer 50 programmes and 300 courses, all of which are distinguished by science, research and great pedagogical quality. They are the only Swedish university that offers work integrated education in all their undergraduate programmes, making students well-prepared for the future.
Swedish National Space Agency
Sweden

Swedish National Space Agency

The Swedish National Space Agency, SNSA, is a central governmental agency under the Ministry of Education and Research. SNSA is responsible for national and international activities relating to space and remote sensing, primarily research and development.
The Swedish Astronomical Society
Sweden

The Swedish Astronomical Society

The Swedish Astronomical Society (Svenska astronomiska sällskapet) is a national organization in Sweden aimed at people who want to follow the achievements of astronomical research. Founded in 1919, the society has from the outset intended to be "an intimate connection between scientists, amateur astronomers, and others interested in astronomy"."Popular Astronomy" is the association's member magazine. "Astronomical Youth" is the society's Youth League.
Umevatoriet
Sweden

Umevatoriet

The aim of Umevatoriet is to promote science, technology and mathematics through a collaboration between the school administrations of Umeå municipality and its neighbouring districts, Umeå University and the local industry. Together we create activities that gives the opportunity for both pupils and their teachers to perform experiments and deepen their knowledge and experiences in science, technology and mathematics. The starting-point for our themes is usually space and from there our visitors are led towards various areas, depending on their age and background.
The House of Science
Sweden

The House of Science

The House of Science is a leading resource of inspiration and knowledge in Stockholm. House of Science is an educational center initiated in 2001 as a collaboration between KTH Royal Institute of Technology and Stockholm University, which has about 80 000 visitors by year. Since its inception, the main goal has been to increase young peoples´ interest and knowledge in STEM subjects (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) in an exiting environment using relevant themes and age-appropriate hands-on activities.
Austrian Mycological Society

Austrian Mycological Society

The Austrian Mycological Society (ÖMG), is the professional representation of mycologists in Austria. It represents the practical and scientific mycology and is open to all interested persons. For the interested mushroom aficionado lectures, excursions, professional exchange and various publications of the society library enable the extension of the knowledge about mushrooms.
State Archiv Baden-Württemberg

State Archiv Baden-Württemberg

The national archives of Baden-Württemberg were established in 2005 and include all Baden-Württemberg state archives. It preserves the historical tradition of the state of Baden-Württemberg since 1952 and the culture of predecessor territories since the Middle Ages. As a provincial competence center, the Landesarchiv ensures that the archival tradition of Baden-Württemberg as part of the cultural heritage and culture of remembrance is safeguarded, preserved and made accessible to anyone interested.
Natural History Museum London

Natural History Museum London

The Natural History Museum in London is a natural history museum that exhibits a vast range of specimens from various segments of natural history. It is one of three major museums on Exhibition Road in South Kensington.The museum is home to life and earth science specimens comprising some 80 million items within five main collections: botany, entomology, mineralogy, paleontology and zoology.The museum is particularly famous for its exhibition of dinosaur skeletons and ornate architecture—sometimes dubbed a cathedral of nature.

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  • At SPOTTERON, we love it when science, design and art come together to create something quite special and unique. One of those special things are the clay animation videos by Max Helmberger. We asked Max a few questions about him and his work. Read more on the citizen science blog!

    Monday, 09 December 2019
  • The Release Notes of the SPOTTERON platform has been updated, the new version 2.9. brings the new "Validated data" feature with wihich the administrators now can set observations to "checked" and build a validated Citizen Science data set for scientific research directly in the Citizen Science app.

    Wednesday, 04 December 2019