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SPNHC 2016

2016/02/29

The annual SPNHC (Society for the Preservation of Natural History Collections) conference will be taking place in Berlin from the 20th – 25th June, 2016, hosted by Museum für Naturkunde and the Botanischer Garten und Botanisches Museum.

This years’ conference is headed “Green Museum – How to practice what we preach?”.  Included will be a 

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RDA 7th Plenary Meeting

2016/02/29

The 7th Plenary meeting of the Research Data Alliance will be taking place this week from the 1st to the 3rd March in Tokyo, Japan, under the theme “Making data sharing work in the era of Open Science“. 

Vince Smith from the Natural History Museum, London will be representing SYNTHESYS.

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Access Call 3 deadline: NOW CLOSED

2015/10/19

The SYNTHESYS Access Call 3 deadline closed on 15th October 2015. Thank you to everyone who applied. We are currently processing the applications and plan to announce the decisions by the end of December 2015.

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Access Call 3 is now open

2015/07/16

SYNTHESYS is pleased to announce Access Call 3 is now open for applications.  The deadline is  17:00 UK time Thursday 15th October, 2015.  Find out more about the Access programme at www.synthesys.info/access/

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New species named after SYNTHESYS

2014/11/05

We have received the following news from Miguel Alonso-Zarazaga, one of our SYNTHESYS Access Users who visited DK-TAF in 2008 under the first SYNTHESYS project:

“As a sign of gratitude to SYNTHESYS I have had the pleasure of naming a new species after the people in the SYNTHESYS team, and I would like they are made aware of this. It is a South African weevil and its name is Bronchus synt...

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Access Call 2 deadline: NOW CLOSED

2014/11/05

The SYNTHESYS Access Call 2 deadline closed on 16th October 2014. Thank you to everyone who applied. We are currently processing the applications and plan to announce the decisions by the end of December 2014.

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Senckenberg Natural History Museum and State Natural History Museum Stuttgart join SYNTHESYS3

2014/09/22

SYNTHESYS is pleased to announce Senckenberg Natural History Museum and State Natural History Museum Stuttgart have joined SYNTHESYS3 as part of DE-TAF Access providers.  Access Call 2 is now open for applications.  The deadline is  17:00 UK time Thursday 16th October, 2014. Find out more about the Access programme at www.synthesys...

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Access Call 2 is now open

2014/08/01

SYNTHESYS is pleased to announce Access Call 2 is now open for applications.  The deadline is  17:00 UK time Thursday 16th October, 2014.  Find out more about the Access programme at www.synthesys.info/access/

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Collections Self-Assessment Tool back online

2013/12/18

The SYNTHESYS Collections Self-Assessment Tool (CSAT) is back online and available now.  

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Access Call 1 Deadline: NOW CLOSED

2013/10/18

The SYNTHESYS Access Call 1 deadline closed on 17th October, 2013.  Thank you to everyone who applied.  We are currently processing the applications and plan to announce the decisions in mid-December, 2013.

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