The GBIF Secretariat has launched the inaugural GBIF Ebbe Nielsen Challenge, hoping to inspire innovative applications of open-access biodiversity data by scientists, informaticians, data modelers, cartographers and other experts.
The GBIF Secretariat invites proposals from graduate students for the 2015 Young Researchers Award. This prize intends to foster innovative research and discovery in biodiversity informatics by graduate students.
This year, GBIF will present two awards of €4,000 each to one master’s student and one doctoral student. Students must apply through and be nominated by a Head of Delegation (HoD) of a GBIF Participant country (see the complete list of GBIF Participants).
Held in New Delhi in September, the GBIF Public Symposium featured speakers outlining recent developments in biodiversity informatics and highlighting innovative research uses of GBIF-mediated data. Watch on-demand videos of the live-stream coverage.
Miguel Bastos Aráujo, Portuguese winner of the prestigious GBIF Ebbe Nielsen Prize for 2013, plans to build an 'Ecotron' experimental facility to test model predictions of the impacts of climate change on species distributions.
The Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) is happy to announce that the 2011 winner of the Ebbe Nielsen Prize is Professor Jens-Christian Svenning of the Department of Biological Sciences at Aarhus University, Denmark.
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