The SYNTHESYS Office is pleased to announce the second call for applications of the SYNTHESYS3 project under the current European Commission's FPVII European-funded Integrating Activities funding scheme.
16 August 2014 - 15 January 2015, Berlin Natural History Museum
You think you know these little beasts that intrude so impertinently everywhere. How could anyone be interested in these hateful creatures unless it were to get rid of them?
The fight against flies has a long history. You can read about household remedies for the uninvited guests in the larder or cowshed even in old books of spells and recipe collections.
This Course is organized by Dr. Luca Bartolozzi, Head of Zoology Department "La Specola" of the Natural History Museum University of Florence, in the framework of the project COLLMAP.
This course is entitled to teach the main concepts of shape analysis based on landmark coordinates and its multivariate procedures, and how they can be put into practice across any biological discipline in which the phenotype (form) and its variation are the principal sources of information.
On behalf of Arne Bjørlykke, the Director of the Natural History Museum. University of Oslo (Norway), we would like to inform you on the following event that will take place in Vienna, on the 13th October, 2014, the day before our next General Meeting (CETAF36).
We hereby invite you to collaborate and make your contributions that will help us to enhance and produce the final Program of this Workshop before 1st September 2014.
This one-day event aims to share perspectives and efforts devoted to build a virtual laboratory for biodiversity research. BioVEL will also present their plans for the future, based on the experience gained and the results obtained from this project conceived as a pilot implementation of some of the core ideas from the LifeWatch Preparatory Phase. In the past three years BioVEL has worked with the biodiversity research community to construct, test, and revise some essential elements of a robust e-infrastructure for biodiversity and ecosystem research.
R is an open-source programming language and software environment for statistical computing and graphics. It is widely used by statisticians all over the world, and researchers from many different fields use R for data analysis. The aim of this course is to give an introduction to R addressed to people that has never used R.
Approaching the subject from the perspective of the philosophical foundations of scientific inquiry, this course offers critical examinations of the principles required to judge the scientific merits of systematic/taxonomic procedures by way of the following topics: