The SYNTHESYS Access Call 4 deadline closed on 13th October 2016. Thank you to everyone who applied. We are currently processing the applications and plan to announce the decisions by the end of December 2016.
News & Events
SYNTHESYS is pleased to announce Access Call 4 is now open for applications. This is the fourth and final Access call under SYNTHESYS3. The deadline is 17:00 UK time Thursday 13th October, 2016. Find out more about the Access programme at www.synthesys.info/access/
Following the UK referendum vote on membership of the European Union, the Natural History Museum reaffirms its commitment to continue to work in European and global partnerships. The implications of the result of the referendum are not yet clear and UK government decisions on exit from the EU have yet to be made. Indications are […]
OPTIMA – the Organisation for the Phyto-Taxonomic Investigation of the Mediterranean Area – held their triennial general meeting in Montpelier, France from the 6th to the 11th June 2016. This was attended by Ernst Vitek of NHMW who gave a presentation relating to the upcoming SYNTHESYS Access call. For information about the meeting see here.
In just 3 days the 31st annual meeting of the Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections will begin in Berlin. The conference will feature the following symposia organised by SYNTHESYS3: Enabling Infrastructure: Future Collections, Data & Informatics Key Topics: Data mobilisation – infrastructures aiding the digitisation of collections at scale Data aggregators & […]
A meeting will be held in Crete on the 25th May to discuss the creation of a handbook of best practice and standards for 3D imaging of Natural History specimens (NA2 Task 1.2; JRA Task 2.1). JRA Task 2.2 – the development of protocols and workflows for the rapid digitisation of collections through Micro-CT – […]
The first European Citizen Science Association (ECSA) conference will be taking place from the 19th – 21st May in Berlin. The event will involve three days of talks, interactive sessions and panels to discuss and network with Citizen Science enthusiasts, practitioners, academic researchers, policy makers, science funders, non-governmental organisations, interested citizens and other stakeholders. The […]
A meeting of the Environmental Research Infrastructure (ENVRI) Community will take place in Zandvoort, the Netherlands on Tuesday 10th May 2016. ENVIplus is a Horizon 2020 project bringing together Environmental and Earth System Research Infrastructures, projects and networks together with technical specialist partners to create a more coherent, interdisciplinary and interoperable cluster of Environmental Research […]
Date: 12 April 2016 Location: Slovak Academy of Sciences, Bratislava The purpose of this workshop is to bring together members of the CETAF Digitisation Group and the CETAF Information Science and Technology Commission in order to align activities and to identify new fields of cooperation. For more information, please see http://cetafdigitization.biowikifarm.net/cdig/ISTC_Meeting_Spring_2016_Bratislava
A webinar entitled ‘Insights into Inselect: automating image processing, barcode reading, and validation of user-defined metadata’ will be presented by Lawrence Hudson and Ben Price of the Natural History Museum, London. Date & time: 29th March, 16:00 BST Link: https://idigbio.adobeconnect.com/_a1130716096/datamgmt “This webinar will give an overview of the software, how it can be integrated into existing […]