We are pleased to introduce our two new ECSA’s Student Assistants: Ciara and Alicia! Ciara will be working mainly within communications at ECSA and Cos4Cloud, organising workshops, editing the monthly newsletter, writing policy briefs and building relationships with stakeholders. She is currently completing a Master’s in Aquatic Conservation, Ecology and Restoration at UCL (UK), after...


A new open-access book, ‘The Science of Citizen Science’, is now available. Published by Springer, it features contributions from more than 100 authors, including several ECSA staff and members. “This book is a wonderful conclusion of four years of intensive exchange within a European research network on citizen science,” says Dr Katrin Vohland, Director General...

Changes to the EU’s regulations regarding ICT-based research and innovation are creating a new scenario, one to which stakeholders, policymakers and citizens must adapt – and as quickly as possible. This is likely to be challenging, however. Enter PANELFIT. This project – ‘Participatory Approaches to a New Ethical and Legal Framework for ICT’ – will help different stakeholders adapt to and understand these new regulations.


Many of the ECSA headquarters team will take part in the Global Climate Strike in Berlin this Friday (20 September) to show our support for this essential movement. The climate crisis is a major threat to human civilization For several months, in an initiative started by Greta Thunberg, young people around the world have been missing school each Friday (under the banner #FridaysForFuture) to demand real action to tackle global heating and demand their right to a future that isn’t defined by the climate crisis.