The 6th Conference of the Mikrobiokosmos Society (http://mikrobiokosmos6.aua.gr/en/node/2) was held in Athens (Greece) from the 3rd to the 5th of April 2015. Ms Christina Pavloudi, PhD candidate of the MARES Doctoral Training Programme and Data Manager in LifeWatch Greece (microbial diversity data) participated in the conference and presented a combination of classic biodiversity analyses with novel algorithms which extract environmental information from microbial sequences.
Post date: Friday, 15 May, 2015 - 14:37
The 2nd Lifewatch Data Management workshop took place from 16-20 March 2015 in the premises of the Department of Zoology in the University of Athens. About 25 Lifewatch data mangers from all over Greece participated in the course.
Post date: Thursday, 14 May, 2015 - 14:37
The 23rd Session of the International Oceanographic Data and Information Exchange Committee (IODE-XXIII) was held in Bruges, Belgium during 16-20 March 2015. Dr Christos Arvanitidis participated in this meeting as the ADU contact point for the MedOBIS vLab currently developed under the LifeWatchGreece project.
Post date: Wednesday, 15 April, 2015 - 18:52
LifeWatchGreece was represented in the LifeWatch meeting for ERIC that took place in Malaga (Spain) between 26 and 27 of February 2015. All of the contributing EU member states (Spain, Italy, the Netherlands, Belgium, Greece, Romania) were present, as well as representatives from Slovakia, Portugal, Norway and Sweden. The meeting was chaired by Dr. Fernando Ballasteros (MINECO, Spain). A presentation of the progress made so far on ERIC issues was made by the leading state (Spain).
Post date: Monday, 16 March, 2015 - 10:55
A new publication with the title "ENVIRONMENTS and EOL: identification of Environment Ontology terms in text and the annotation of the Encyclopedia of Life" has been launched within the context of the LifeWatchGreece project during January 2015. This publication is an open article in Bioinformatics and the full text can be found here.
Post date: Tuesday, 24 February, 2015 - 14:44
The second meeting of LifeWatchGreece Data Managers will take place at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, 16 - 20 March 2015. This meeting will be an actual hands-on workshop, which will aim to bring together the LifeWatchGreece Data Managers from all over Greece in order to digitize species occurence data from historical publications. The workshop will give an opportunity to exchange expertise and knowledge on the field of data digitization, both for terrestrial and marine data.
Post date: Tuesday, 10 February, 2015 - 11:47
RECODE (http://recodeproject.eu/) organized during 15 - 16 January 2015 in Athens its Final Conference “Open Access to Research Data as a Driver for Open Science” (http://www.openaccess.gr/conferences/conference2015). During the conference, Dr Christos Arvanitidis presented the scope and progress of LifewatchGreece and described the contribution of the Project in the Open Access Data Policy.
Post date: Monday, 2 February, 2015 - 12:32
The EMBOS Data Handling and Analysis Workshop was successfully held at HCMR-Crete, from 16 to 19 December 2014. During the workshop, participants of the EMBOS project (ESSEM COST Action ES1003 - Development and implementation of a pan-European Marine Biodiversity Observatory System) analyzed several datasets that were produced from pilot studies conducted during the spring of 2014 along the European coastline (from the Eastern Mediterranean to the North Sea).
Post date: Friday, 2 January, 2015 - 15:00
Post date: Thursday, 6 November, 2014 - 12:48
The 7th National Congress of Ecology (http://www.helecos.gr/en/7th-congress) was held in Mytilene (Lesvos Island, Greece) between the 9th and 12th of October 2014.
Post date: Tuesday, 21 October, 2014 - 13:45