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Report | Ontology & Semantic Web for Research

From 11 to 14 July 2017, thirty researchers and experts from all over Europe gathered in Lecce for workshop Ontology & Semantic Web for Research, hosted in the fascinating framework of Monastero degli Olivetani (University of Salento). The workshop, organised by LifeWatch Service Centre, LifeWatch Italy and EUDAT1, constituted a great chance f...

New Phyto VRE to be presented at 52° EMBS

A dedicated LifeWatch Italy's booth welcomes participants of the 52° European Marine Biology Symposium (Piran, 25-29 September 2017) and guiding them to discover the first demonstration of the Phyto Virtual Research Environment. The Phyto VRE, one of the components of the Marine VRE, is a web collaborative working environment addressing researcher...

Interim Executive Board Meeting

Form 26 to 29 June 2017, the Interim Executive Board of LifeWatch-ERIC took place in Melpignano, Lecce, in the magnificent framework of the freshly renewed Palazzo Marchesale. The meeting hosted by the LifeWatch Service Centre, thanks to the support of the Town of Melpignano, was the first operative session of the infrstructure, after the I Genera...

The First Italian Citizen Science Conference

The First Italian Citizen Science Conference will take place in Rome on November 23-25, 2017 at the National Research Council. Three full days and 43 speakers to make the point on the state of the art in Italy of this new approach to science and to environmental sciences in particular. Several significant Italian projects will be presented in the l...

Ontology & Semantic Web for Biodiversity & Ecosystem Research

Workshop | Ontology & Semantic Web for Biodiversity & Ecosystem Research Lecce (Italy) | 11-14 July 2017 Many different standards, approaches, and semantic tools have been developed to improve data sharing and interoperability. Semantic technologies provide a promising way to properly describe and interrelate these different...