News & media

Four post-doc positions at URT CNR IRET Lecce

Four post-doc positions have just been announced at URT-CNR IRET in Lecce for research activities in the framework of LifeWatch Italy. The application deadline for all these calls is 10 September 2020. Please check these attached documents for more information: Development of data quality control and data analysis services in the context of e-Sc...

Master of e-Biodiversity and Ecosystem

A new Master of e-Biodiversity and Ecosystem Sciences (EBES) degree will be offered next year by the University of Salento and LifeWatch ERIC, to prepare the next generation of professionals to apply data tools and concepts to ecology, and develop innovative, interdisciplinary solutions to environmental issues.  LifeWatch ERIC, together with ...

Rare European Pine Marten captured by the camera trap network

The camera trap network CAPTREIN recently captured a European pine marten on image in Heverleebos, a forest south of the city of Leuven, Belgium. The main purpose of the camera traps installed in the area is to study the presence and distribution of wild boar. To make that possible, cameras are positioned randomly in the larger area of Meerdaalwou...

Portuguese Pollinators

PORBIOTA/LifeWatch PT together with a plethora of museums, academic institutions, NGOs, municipalities, schools and other partners in Portugal, is promoting an initiative to foster public (individual) participation in the collection of distribution data of Portuguese pollinators.  This citizen science project, entitled "Polinizadores de Portu...

The tripod frame: mooring acoustic receivers on the seabed

A new design to overcome the challenges of installing acoustic receivers on the seabed Installing scientific instruments in the marine environment comes with many challenges. Equipment has to withstand the physical forces of tides, currents and storms. Researchers have to take into account the effects of biofouling, corrosion and human activities....