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Special Exhibition "Flies" at Berlin Natural History Museum

Specieal Exhibition "Flies" at the Museum für Naturkunde Berlin
Date 
Saturday, 16 August, 2014
Country 
Germany
Organiser 
Community
Event type 
Exhibition


FLIES
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.

Taxonomy of Beetles

Date 
Monday, 8 September, 2014 to Friday, 12 September, 2014
Country 
Italy
Organiser 
Community
Event type 
Training

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.

DEST - Taxonomy Training on Introduction to Geometric Morphometrics

Date 
Monday, 4 August, 2014 to Friday, 8 August, 2014
Country 
Spain
Organiser 
Community
Event type 
Training

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.

Brain storming session on "Earth science in CETAF"

Date 
Monday, 13 October, 2014
Country 
Austria
Organiser 
Community
Event type 
Meeting

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.

BioVeL: In Practice and in Future

Date 
Thursday, 13 November, 2014
Country 
France
Organiser 
Community
Event type 
Meeting

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.

DEST - Taxonomy Training on Introduction to R

Date 
Monday, 1 September, 2014 to Friday, 5 September, 2014
Country 
Spain
Organiser 
Community
Event type 
Training

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.

DEST - Taxonomy Training on Philosophy of Biological Systematics

Date 
Monday, 8 September, 2014 to Friday, 12 September, 2014
Country 
Belgium
Organiser 
Community
Event type 
Training

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: