Citizen Science Projects & Tools

CS Projects

See the full, preliminary program here. (PDF, 43 KB)

Sessions: Showcasing Local Citizen Science Projects


CrowdWater stands for an independent and reliable data collection by citizens  – Citizen Science – for modelling of floods and droughts and as a supplement to existing measurements. The method is developed scientifically by the University of Zurich such that it can be applied in remote regions and in developing countries.

Tuesday, June 15, 13:30 - 15:00


Social participation opportunities for young refugees and refugee children
This Citizen Science project uses participatory approaches to reduce knowledge gaps about the lives of refugee children and teenagers to foster a diverse, public and practice-based discussion.

Tuesday, June 15, 13:30 - 15:00


Let's talk about it! But how? On the verbalisation of mental illness experience
With participating affected persons, relatives and professionals, this project explores ways how to talk about experiencing mental illness.

Wednesday, June 23, 11:45 - 12:30


Piece of evidence: Underpants. A Citizen Science Project to study soil life
Private garden owners, farmers and others are investigating soil life and biodiversity with the help of underpants buried all over Switzerland's terrains.

Wednesday, June 23, 11:45 - 12:30


Stadtwildtiere, a project that observes and documents wild animals and insects in Switzerland.

Thursday, June 24, 14:00 - 15:00


Sessions: Q&A Session: Project Tools


Science Booster, crowdfunding platform for research projects.

Tuesday, June 15, 11:00 - 12:30


Facts and Reasons, fact checker for scientific media with the aim to arm the science-oriented reader against anti-scientific trends in a media- and picture-driven landscape.

Tuesday, June 15, 11:00 - 12:30


iNaturalist, app for identifying plants and animals, and connecting with (citizen) scientists around the globe.

Tuesday, June 15, 13:30 - 12:30


Project Builder, a tool for contributing to Citizen Science projects or building your own.

Tuesday, June 22, 11:00 - 12:30