Connecting Natural and Cultural Heritage

When it comes to the use of natural sciences collections, everybody first thinks about fundamental and applied biodiversity research. In task 9.4 of ICEDIG however, a completely different use case for the rich collections in our institutions was investigated, the Link with Cultural Heritage, an effort to identify potential external interdisciplinary actors and their synergies.

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DiSSCo RIsing - the Digital Transformation of Natural Science Collections

The DiSSCo community is proud to announce DiSSCo RIsing, a series of exciting events that will take place in Helsinki, Finland in February 2020, hosted by the Finnish Museum of Natural History LUOMUS. Three full days devoted to DiSSCo-linked activities that will bring together scientists from the taxonomic research and bio and geo-diversity data domains, collection managers, policy makers, businesses and other important stakeholders. 

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4th ICEDIG All Hands Meeting in Heerhugowaard

From 2-5 December 2019, the ICEDIG consortium met for the last time this year for an All Hands project meeting in Heerhugoward, NL, hosted by Picturae. The participants discussed the progress and met for task-oriented work meetings. On of the important discussions taking place was centred around a presentation on the envisioned digital object infrastrcuture for digital specimens.

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