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.
19th May, 2020
17th May, 2020
End of January, the Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity announced the theme of the International Day for Biological Diversity on 22 May 2020: “Our Solutions are in Nature”.
The theme for the day shows that Biodiversity remains the answer to a number of sustainable development challenges that we all face. From nature-based solutions to climate, to food and water security, and sustainable livelihoods, biodiversity remains the basis for a sustainable future.
27th Apr, 2020
Back to December 2019, CETAF launched an initiative to reward and support early-career researchers whose work focuses on natural science collections within the fields of taxonomy, biodiversity and ge
16th Apr, 2020
Europe is a global leader in collections-based research, hosting 80% of the known bio and geodiversity, meaning 1.5 billion specimens documented and curated by over 5000 scientists.
We are very happy to share with you the promotional film that has been produced under ICEDIG project. We are proud about our community's combined efforts to further advance innovation and consolidation towards DiSSCo, the large-scale digitisation effort for natural heritage.
27th Mar, 2020
07th Jan, 2020
19th Dec, 2019
Helsinki (Finland), 26-28 February 2020
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11th Dec, 2019CETAF E-SCORE Award for Excellence in Research Based on Natural Science Collections - First Edition 2020
E-SCORE AWARD FOR EXCELLENCE IN RESEARCH BASED ON NATURAL SCIENCE COLLECTIONS - First Edition 2020 -
29th Nov, 2019
The CETAF community has since years been working to realise the DiSSCo research infrastructure. Today, it opened the call for applications to become a member of its General Assembly, a major milestone for DiSSCo and shows its maturity, a direct consequence of the maturity of the underpinning community.
18th Nov, 2019
On 13 and 14 November, Biodiversa and the European Commission (DG Research & Innovation; DG Environment) jointly organised a strategic workshop to discuss a potential European co-funded Partnership on Biodiversity under Horizon Europe. The event took place in Brussels at the Palais des Académies. Being in proximity to our offices, CETAF took the opportunity and participated in this strategically important event.