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LifeWatch Italy thesauri documentation

LifeWatch Italy (LW-ITA) produced and published, with CNR Edizioni, an exhaustive document on the process of implementation of its thesauri. The publication provides a comprehensive introduction to thesauri and insights on how LW-ITA pursues their construction following international standards and best practices. The document describes the collabo...

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...