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Towards a Comprehensive & Integrated Strategy of the European Marine Research Infrastructures for Ocean Observations

LifeWatch ERIC Service Centre Director Alberto Basset and CTO Juan Miguel González-Aranda have contributed to a recently-published paper that addresses today's environmental challenges, entitled "Towards a Comprehensive & Integrated Strategy of the European Marine Research Infrastructures for Ocean Observations", published in Frontiers in Marin...

LifeWatch Polls #LWpoll

Planned as part of the escalation of online communications, LifeWatch Polls is a new initiative launched at the beginning of April 2020 by the infrastructure on Twitter to further connect with its scientific community. The inspiration from the start was to understand the needs of scientists and to engage them in the development of the research inf...

European RIs for a smarter future

When the ‘European Research Infrastructures for a smarter future' conference originally planned for 19-20 March in Zagreb by the Croatian Ministry of Science and Education, had to be cancelled because of public health concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic, a digital conference sprang up to take its place. Held online on Friday 15 May, 2020, the inter...

LifeWatch Species Information Backbone

The LifeWatch Species Information Backbone (LW-SIBb) facilitates the standardisation of species data and the (virtual) integration of many distributed biodiversity data repositories and operating facilities. Built on expert-validated and literature-based information, the LW-SIBb is structured in different open data systems for taxonomy, biogeograph...

Data Protection Legislation Webinar

What are the main challenges awaiting Data Protection Legislation for health research? How is COVID-19 pandemic affecting this? These are the themes at the heart of the International webinar hosted, today 5 May 2020, by Intelligence in Science (ISC), on health research in the era of General Data Protection Regulation, discussing how regulations mi...