Training series for Citizen Science & Young Science contact persons

12. February 2023 Citizen ScienceScience communication
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On March 22, 2023, a new lecture series with international experts on current topics and trends around science communication and citizen science will start.

The training series takes place online and consists of several modules. Different formats, methods, and objectives of science communication - especially of Citizen Science as a participatory approach to science communication - will be presented in lectures. The first three modules will take place this year. A continuation of the lecture series is planned in 2024. The events will take place in German.



Wednesday, March 22, 2023, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Science Communication meets Citizen Science

  • Prof. Dr. Julia Metag, Professor of Communication Science at the Westphalian Wilhelms University of Münster.
  • DI Marika Cieslinski and Mag. Walburg Steurer, staff members of the OeAD Center for Citizen Science

Wednesday, June 14, 2023, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Current trends in science communication

  • Michael Wingens, MA, project manager online portal and Fast Forward Science
  • DI Bernhard Weingartner, science communicator and physicist, ARGE Wissenschaftskommunikation at the Vienna University of Technology

Wednesday, November 8, 2023, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Science communication for young target groups

  • Assoc. Prof. Dr. Kirsten von Elverfeldt, Associate Professor at the Institute for Geography and Regional Research at the University of Klagenfurt, Young Science Ambassador
  • Mag. Andrea Zsutty, Director of the ZOOM Children's Museum

Register now!


The training series is exclusively aimed at Young Science and Citizen Science contact persons at Austrian research institutions. The lectures will take place online. Participation is free of charge, registration is requested.

There is no Young Science and/or Citizen Science contact person at your research institution yet? If you would like to appoint one, simply write to us at