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LifeWatch.be Users & Stakeholders

LifeWatch Belgium: a highly innovative infrastructure for biodiversity research. Interaction at the third edition of the LifeWatch.be Users & Stakeholders Meeting, 15-16 October 2020, took place entirely online, because of the Covid-19 pandemic. LifeWatch Belgium is a high-technology virtual laboratory for biodiversity research, and the Belgia...

TiBE2020 Metabarcoding and Metagenomics

The tenth edition of the Trends in Biodiversity and Evolution (TiBE) conference is going virtual this year, from 9-11 December, with a focus on Metabarcoding and Metagenomics. Organized by CIBIO-InBIO, the Research Centre in Biodiversity and Genetic Resources, connected through PORBIOTA with LifeWatch Portugal, the conference will look at ...

United for #Biodiversity

The Natural History and Science Museum of the University of Porto (MHNC-UP), including its Botanical Garden and Hall of Biodiversity – Ciência Viva Center - is the first institution from Portugal to become an official member of the European Commission Global Coalition 'United for #Biodiversity', a campaign calling for stronger mobilisation in rais...

WCMB 2020 Virtual Conference

The World Conference on Marine Biodiversity 2020, Sunday 13-Wednesday 16 December 2020, will be fully virtual because of uncertainties in participants ability to travel to Auckland. To accommodate an expected increase in participants, the deadline for submission of abstracts for e-posters has been extended to 1st October. The conference ...

Space and the Sustainable Development Goals 2030

LifeWatch ERIC was represented on Friday 10 October, 2020, at another international online workshop by Chief Technology Officer Dr Juan Miguel González-Aranda. Entitled Space and SDG 2030, and organised by Science Digital @ UNGA75, the forum discussed how to frame the contribution of space technologies to the attainment of the United Nations S...