The International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) is organizing a special issue called ‘VGI: Looking Towards the Next 10 Years’ in the Journal of Geographical Systems and would welcome papers on any VGI-relevant topic as follows.
For young researchers from ICT Countries a new COST Instrument is created. With the new Cost Action Networking Tool, it´s possible to attend international science and technology related conferences that are not specifically organised by the COST Action itself.
As part of his STSM at Technion - Israel Institute of Technology under the supervision of Dr. Assaf Shwartz and Dr. Liat Levontin, Martin Jeanmougin developed a database on published studies of the motivations of citizens to participate in citizen science projects.
The COST Committee of Senior Officials published a position paper in order to highlight the importance of transdisciplinary bottom-up networks as impactful tools to bridge the innovation divide in Europe and to provide opportunities for younger generations.
Several CS-EU members, including Christopher Conrad Maximillian Kyba, Andrea Sforzi, Mordechai Haklay, Luigi Ceccaroni, Joseph Roche, Daniel Dörler and Florian Heigl, contributed to the paper Citizen Science Terminology Matters: Exploring Key Terms