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Learn To Engage - a modular course for botanic gardens

Start date: Sep 1, 2016, End date: Aug 31, 2019,

Learn to Engage: A modular course for botanic gardens (LearnToEngage) seeks to build botanic gardens’ capacity to develop effective programmes and activities to engage people with plants. Researchers have noted a worrying decline in public interest in and understanding of plants, at the same time as others are calling for greater public awareness of biodiversity, conservation and the value of plan ...
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Ensuring the availability of and access to sufficient safe and nutritious food is a key priority that impacts all EU citizens and Horizon 2020 has therefore identified food security as one of the major challenges to be addressed. BGCI, an international network organisation will work with botanic gardens, experienced informal science centres with research expertise in food and food plants, alongsid ...
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Synthesis of systematic resources (SYNTHESYS3)

Start date: Sep 1, 2013, End date: Aug 31, 2017,

SYNTHESYS3 will create an accessible, integrated European resource for researchers in the natural sciences in Europe and globally. Building on the success of the previous SYNTHESYS IA, the NA will focus on improving collections management of new physical and virtual collections. By focusing the JRA on extracting and enhancing data from digitised collections, SYNTHESYS3 will increase the accessibil ...
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1.Projekthintergrund Mobilität zu Lernzwecken ist fester Bestandteil unserer Weiterbildungsangebote. Das Projekt reiht sich konsequent in die Reihe der Internationalisierungsaktivitäten, die wir bisher im Alleingang oder in Zusammenarbeit mit Konsortialpartnern – durchgeführt haben und für die Dauer der Programmgeneration ERASMUS + weiter geplant haben. 2. Projektziele Im Rahmen unser ...
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Ecological Process and Climate Change (EPACS)

Start date: Aug 6, 2012, End date: Aug 5, 2014,

"Climate change is a major threat to biodiversity: this project provides knowledge in the ecological response to climate change which is necessary to achieve Europe’s conservation commitments. Criticism emerging from the conservation sector demonstrates that academic climate impacts analysis is not engaging with the practicalities of conservation, especially the requirement for local habitat manag ...
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Opening up the Natural History Heritage for Europeana (OpenUp!)

Start date: Mar 1, 2011, End date: Feb 28, 2014,

European natural history collections manage and give access to over 1.5 bn objects from the world's biodiversity heritage, covering most of the species described worldwide. These are reference objects for all the common and famous species in the world, incl. those of high economic importance and even those that have already gone extinct. Many have great cultural value as they were collected during ...
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Synthesis of Systematic Resources (SYNTHESYS)

Start date: Sep 1, 2009, End date: Aug 31, 2013,

SYNTHESYS IA will aid in the evolution of a European resource through the creation an accessible, integrated infrastructure for researchers in the natural sciences in Europe and globally. By focusing the JRA on DNA extraction, SYNTHESYS IA will increase the opportunities for Users to exploit a largely untapped facet of the 337 million strong collections. Users will be able to play an active role ...
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Distributed Dynamic Diversity Databases for Life (4D4Life)

Start date: May 1, 2009, End date: Jul 31, 2012,

A coherent classification and species checklist of the world's plants, animals, fungi and microbes is fundamental for accessing information about biodiversity. The Catalogue of Life provides the world with a unique service: a dynamically updated global index of validated scientific names, synonyms and common names integrated within a single taxonomic hierarchy.The Catalogue of Life was initiated a ...
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