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Big data, new media, Documentation Issues

On 20 March 2019 (18.00-20.00) in the L.Zervas amphitheatre, National Hellenic Research Foundation, Christos Arvanitidis (LifeWatch Greece), Hellenic Centre for Marine Research (HCMR), will give his talk on ‘Big data, new media, new methods of management, analysis and interpretation: Achievements and Challenges'. During his talk, Christo...

International Summer School Data FAIRness

International Summer School for Environmental & Earth Science Infrastructures: Theory & Practice | Lecce, 01-05/07/2019 LifeWatch ERIC and ENVRIplus H2020 project are organising their joint International Summer School "Data FAIRness in Environmental & Earth Science Infrastructures: Theory & Practice" which will take place in L...

WoRMS PR: 10 new marine species from 2018

This year,  the World Register of Marine Species (WoRMS), a prominent component of the LifeWatch Taxonomic Backbone, has released its list of the top-ten marine species of 2018 to coincide with World Taxonomist Appreciation day - March 19th!  Every day in labs, museums, out on fieldwork, taxonomists are busy collecting, cataloguing,...

LW ERIC Scientific Community Meeting

Rome, 27-29 May 2019 LifeWatch ERIC is organising its first Scientific Community Meeting, aiming at gathering the its scientific Community of scientists and developers to trigger and boost the discussion on the most promising lines of development of science on three key themes: Biodiversity and Ecosystem Theory, Marine Biodiversity and Ecosys...

LifeWatch ERIC @ ERIC Forum Project Kick Off

On 31st January and 1st February 2019, LifeWatch ERIC, together with other 22 European Research Infrastructures, gathered in Amsterdam for the kick off meeting of the ERIC Forum project. The initiative sees a strong commitment of our infrastructure, which hosted the 3rd ERIC Forum Meeting in Seville, 27-29 November 2018, on the invitation of LifeWa...