26th Nov, 2018
The fourth iteration of the SYNTHESYS projects is set to start on February 1st 2019, this time with CETAF as a partner.
One key component of the projects was the provision of transnational access to natural history collections. This has not changed with the new project, SYNTHESYS+. Along with the start of the project the first call for physical access will be launched as well on 1 February 2019.
21st Nov, 2018
The 44th Meeting of the CETAF Governing Board, hosted perfectly by the Plant Science and Biodiversity Centre, Slovak Academy of Sciences in Bratislava took place on the 14th and 15th of November 2018.
At the meeting, taxonomy and research themes took centre stage, as the main focal point of several discussion threads. This was highlighted by a special, dedicated workshop on the "CETAF vision for taxonomy and systematics research in 2030”.
19th Nov, 2018TWO CALLS FOR PARTICIPATION - 3D DIGITISATION PILOTS AND SHORT TERM SCIENTIFIC MISSIONS TO COLLECTIONS
Two of our currently running projects have exciting opportunities for participation for partners and researchers!
09th Nov, 2018
The 2019 open digital science week on biological and geological diversity, biodiversity_next, is calling for symposia, workshops & events.
07th Nov, 2018
In the wake of the tragedy that occurred at the Museu Nacional in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil in September 2018, when a fire devastated large parts of the museum and collections, CETAF has received a passionate plea for help from the museum's department of vertebrates.
05th Nov, 2018
05th Nov, 2018
The upcoming 44th Meeting of the CETAF Governing Board will take place on 14-15 November 2018 at the Plant Science and Biodiversity Centre of the Slovak Academy of Sciences in Bratsilava, Slovakia.
Director Anna Beresova and CETAF Chair Michelle J. Price are inviting CETAF Directors and representatives, and other invited guests, to join the meeting.
23rd Oct, 2018
ICEDIG, a European project with strong involvement from CETAF and its member institutions, promotes innovation and consolidation in digitisation of Natural History Collections by making its project results openly available for all interested readers.
New outcomes will be published intermittently on the ICEDIG website and other Academic Social Networks such as ResearchGate or Zenodo as soon as they become available.
11th Sep, 2018
On Tuesday 11 September DiSSCO was officially introduced as a priority Research Infrastructure on the 2018 European roadmap during the ESFRI Launch Ceremony at the Aula der Wissenschaften in Vienna.
21st Aug, 2018
Great news reached the CETAF offices late last week as two more of the projects proposals CETAF had teamed up for haven been successfully evaluated for funding by the European Commission. Both projects, SYNTHESYS+ and ENVRI-FAIR will in their own ways contribute to the further development of the research landscape in the environmental domain and support the development of the research infrastructure DiSSCo.