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LifeWatch & EMSO ERIC sign MoU

LifeWatch ERIC and the European Multidisciplinary Seafloor and Water-Column Observatory (EMSO ERIC) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to strengthen cooperation among the two infrastructures. They have agreed to join forces in designing and implementing ambitious joint research projects and collaborative initiatives, whic...

VIDEO | 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, at the time representative of of our Greek Node and currently CEO of LifeWacth ERIC, was invited to give his talk on ‘Big data, new media, new methods of management, analysis and interpretation: Achievements and Challe...

Metadata, Vocabularies & Ontologies

On November 12th & 13th, the LifeWatch-ERIC Service Centre organised the first working meeting on "Metadata, Controlled Vocabularies and Ontologies" in Lecce, Italy. The aim of the meeting was to set a roadmap for a common strategy to be adopted on metadata, controlled vocabularies and ontologies within the LifeWatch-ERIC community and in acco...

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,...

We are hiring

LifeWatch ERIC has opened a vacancy for a position at its Service Centre, Lecce, Italy Please note, that motivation letter and curriculum vitae are required, and they both shall be drafted in English. SC Web Portal Officer - Please note that for this position only the deadline is extended to 23/...