Richa Kusuma Wati during her research
March 25th, 2021

The day of the PhD defence: Richa Kusuma Wati

In November 2015, Richa Kusuma Wati started her PhD research on wild orchids at Leiden University and Naturalis Biodiversity Center, in collaboration with the Hortus Botanicus Leiden and Bogor Botanic Gardens.Today at a quarter past eleven she will defend…
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Marine biologist Jan Macher
March 10th, 2021

Research grant for Jan Macher

Naturalis marine biologist Jan Macher has recently earned a BEN research grant worth € 100,000.-. He will be using it to study very small organisms that live in sandy beaches. The Biodiversity-Ecology-Nature grants are awarded by the German Bauer-Hollmann…
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Frederic Lens with a piece of ebony
February 18th, 2021

Frederic Lens: building bridges in biodiversity research

Naturalis researcher Frederic Lens will start in a new position at the Institute for Biology at Leiden University (IBL). This marks an ongoing integration of research into evolution and biodiversity, both at the local and the national level. “In Leiden…
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DiSSCo’s first all-hands meeting (AHM1) took place last 18-22 January.
February 8th, 2021

DiSSCo’s first all-hands meeting: how it went

DiSSCo’s first all-hands meeting (AHM1) took place last 18-22 January. The event was a great opportunity for all of us to really look closely into DiSSCo: the scope of the project, its different dimensions, all the activities, the expectations… It was also…
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Beatles made digital
January 19th, 2021

DiSSCo presents its PID consultation results

Less than a week ago, we had the pleasure of welcoming more than 65 experts from all over the world to DiSSCo’s Digital Specimens PID Seminar. During the online event, DiSSCo’s technical team presented the outcomes of the Consultation on Digital Specimens…
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Biodiversity next award
December 17th, 2020

Biodiversity Next Wins New Conference Award 2020!

Biodiversity Next is the shiny brand new winner in the Best New Conference or Event category at the International & European Association Awards 2020. According to the jury, Biodiversity Next “… is a testament for successful cooperation and merge of…
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