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Thematic Centre for Mountain Ecosystem Services, Deep Learning and Artificial Intelligence

LifeWatch ERIC, together with the University of Granada, has announced a Thematic Centre for Mountain Ecosystem Services, Deep Learning and Artificial Intelligence, in Sierra Nevada, Spain. Positioning as a worldwide leader, the Centre will address the challenges of climate change and biodiversity and sustainable management in high m...

International Data FAIRness Summer School

In its second "edition" as an International Summer School, although there is a longer context of semnatic web for research events, the Data FAIRness programme in Lecce, Italy, from 1-5 July, attracted 25 participants from all over Europe to learn about the exciting opportunities in Open Science and Big Data management in en...

CEO visit to LifeWatch Belgium

The LifeWatch General Assembly (GA) invited the newly appointed LifeWatch ERIC Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Christos Arvanitidis, to visit all national LifeWatch nodes. The first step on this tour was Belgium, so on Tuesday 18 June our CEO, accompanied by Juan Miguel González-Aranda, interim Chief Technical Officer (CTO) of LifeWatch ERIC, visite...

Portugal joins LifeWatch ERIC

Photo credit: César Garcia Portugal is the most recent member of LifeWatch ERIC. LifeWatch Portugal is managed at a national level by PORBIOTA - e-Infrastructure Portuguese Information and Research in Biodiversity, led by CIBIO-InBIO, the Research Centre in Biodiversity and Genetic Resources. The integration into LifeWatch reinforces and projects ...

50th Anniversary of NIB-Marine Biology Station Piran

When the Slovenian Consortium, LifeWatch SI, was established in 2015, the National Institute of Biology (NIB) was a founding partner, but marine research and monitoring of seawater quality operations at the NIB's Marine Biology Station Piran began a long time before that.  Indeed in 2019, the interdisciplinary marine station is celebrating 50 ...