Wednesday, 30 January, 2019


We have the pleasure to announce the first Training School (TS) of our active COST Action MOBILISE, organized under WG6 “EDUCATION & TRAINING, DISSEMINATION & OUTREACH”


Digitisation and Data Management Challenges in Small Collections

       14-15 March 2019, Sofia, BG

No registration fees, trainees will receive a fixed COST grant for their travel and accommodation


The training school will focus on the digitisation and management of biological and geological collections and the development of digitisation strategies and plans. Specific topics that will be addressed during the trainings through practical exercises are – among others – data quality, data cleaning, and the origins of data.

The training school is addressed to everyone who is engaged in biological and geological collections and their data. This includes professionals (curators, technicians, collection managers etc.) as well as scientists in all stages of their career, especially early career investigators and students (post-grad, MSc, PhD). It is hosted by the Institute of Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research and the National Museum of Natural History.

Applicants can register here. The deadline for submission of applications is 10 February 2019.

Additional information is available in the flyer below.