Citizen Science GIS

New Funding to Amplify Knight Voices &...

We are pleased to introduce our newest funding initiative: Amplify Knight Voices & Broaden Community Connections: A New UCF Graduate Student Research Funding Program to Support Underrepresented Individuals and Groups. Program Contact: Dr. Timothy L. Hawthorne, Associate Professor of GIS in the UCF Department of...

Jun 25, 2020
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Citizen Science GIS

We Stand in Solidarity

As a scientific organization that aims to connect science and society, Citizen Science GIS stands with all in society who are calling out systematic racism, oppression, inequality and brutality across the U.S. As an organization we deeply condemn all acts of racism, oppression and brutality...

May 31, 2020
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NSF eelgrass drone mapping

New Teacher Funding for Drones, GIS and...

Teachers are our heroes. You know this. We at Citizen Science GIS often talk about the amazing K-12 teachers we work with and learn from around the globe. Every day, whether in person or remotely, they inspire science’s next generation. During this period of social...

Apr 22, 2020
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Maps Apps Drones Tour

Lego City At-Home Mapping Lesson and Challenge

My kids and I are practicing social distancing. My professor job allows me to safely work from home right now. And my kids are safely schooling from home. We're finding ways to learn together! So, we thought we'd share with you our Lego City At-Home...

Mar 31, 2020
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NSF REU & RET Site

NSF REU/RET 2020 Cancelled

After careful consideration in relation to the uncertainty related to COVID-19 both in the US and in Central America, we have made the decision to cancel our REU/RET Site for the summer of 2020. This is a difficult decision, but the health and safety of...

Mar 30, 2020
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NSF REU

NSF REU/RET Update with COVID-19

Our Citizen Science GIS REU/RET Site team is actively monitoring the global pandemic caused by COVID19. At this point, we are unsure of the status of our summer program. At this time, our priority application deadline will NOT be March 27 as previously stated. We...

Mar 13, 2020
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Citizen Science GIS

2019: A Mappening Year of Gratitude

The same two words we used to describe 2018 summarize our feelings toward 2019: maptastic gratitude. Yep, you read that right! We have so much gratitude for all of the support and ideas generated by our maptastic community partners, citizen scientists, K-12 teachers, youth, donors,...

Dec 13, 2019
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GeoBus

Why Kids Matter in Public Scholarship…Pass it...

We are often asked why - as academic researchers - we are so focused on working with kids. The answer is simple. It is our responsibility to inspire science’s next generation. One positive learning moment shared between a young child and a college student or...

Oct 22, 2019
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NSF eelgrass drone mapping

Michael Feinman Takes Off with Amazon Prime...

We're pleased to share the news officially! Michael Feinman has been such a huge part of our NSF/Smithsonian Eelgrass Project, Maps, Apps, and Drones Tour, GeoBus, and overall Citizen Science GIS team at UCF. He has officially started a full-time position at Amazon Prime Air...

Oct 8, 2019
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NSF REU

New Story Map for our NSF REU...

We are pleased to present our Esri story map of drones and and spatial storytelling research with our National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) team. The team of undergraduates worked together in Belize and Orlando through our NSF REU Site at University of...

Jul 17, 2019
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