Call for Abstracts

Call for Abstracts

You are invited to submit your abstracts for the CitSci India 2021 Virtual Conference. We are accepting abstracts on citizen science approaches for biodiversity. Topics of interest for submission include, but are not limited to:

  1. Citizen science projects: design, execution and outcomes.
  2. Citizen science – theory and practice.
  3. Legal and ethical issues in citizen science – data ownership and privacy.
  4. Technology-mediated citizen science.
  5. Policy perspectives and citizen science.
  6. Citizen-initiated/led science projects
  7. Citizen science and covid-19
  8. Diversity and inclusion in citizen science
  9. Citizen Science and Data
  10. Citizen Science and Education

Deadlines

  • Last date to submit abstracts: 8 August, 2021
  • Notification for acceptance/rejection: 13 August, 2021
  • Final poster/video submission: 3 September, 2021

To submit your abstracts, you need to first apply to register for the conference. Please ensure that you read the guidelines before submitting the abstract. Abstracts which are beyond the scope of the conference will not be accepted. If your abstract gets selected, an email notification will be sent to the presenting author’s email address. Check the Instructions Page for details on how to present at the conference. Send in your presentations to us before September 3, 2021

Guidelines for submitting an abstract

  1. Please use the text box allocated for “Abstract” to submit an abstract of not more than 250 words. This should not include the title of the paper, name of author/co-authors, graphs, images, bibliographies or footnotes.
  2. Abstracts should be submitted in a single paragraph and should include the research question, background, purpose, methodology, results and conclusion.
  3. All submissions should be made in English