CETAF Information and Press

CETAF and the Institutions of our network, are active taxonomic scientists, publishers, curators and policy advocates. Sharing the results of our research and the relevant information we use, make the collaborative work increasingly visible and more widely spread. The dissemination actions underpin our efforts for enhancing the societal involvement in science and the social awareness of the importance of taxonomy for the sustainability of our planet.

Below, the most relevant set of News concerning CETAF, its Members and other related agents of our scientific community.

  • 01st Feb, 2019


    The fourth iteration of the SYNTHESYS projects started 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 was launched as well on 1 February 2019.

  • 30th Jan, 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

  • 19th Oct, 2017


    The Center for Development Research - University of Bonn has opened up a new position for a postdoctoral fellowship or Senior Researcher in support of the Work Programme of the Intergovernmental Platform on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services (IPBES). The position deals with the capacity building and networking activities in West Africa as part of the WABES project ( 

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  • 29th Apr, 2015

    University College London is seeking to recruit an energetic and self-motivated person with a background in science, science communication or science education.

    This position is to support, develop and promote outreach and impact activities for the NERC funded research programme “Volatiles, Geodynamics and Deep Earth Controls on the Habitable Planet”, a £8M, five-year programme that supports some 44 research scientists, plus postdocs, research students and project partners at 13 UK universities and research institutions.

  • 14th Apr, 2015

    The Museum is now recruiting a Curator to head the Research and Collections Unit!

  • 27th Oct, 2014

    DEST - Taxonomy Training programme 2014-2015

    Check out the Modern Taxonomy programme offering intensive theoretical courses in various subjects at: