Outreach

iDigBio Visiting Scholars Program Available at the University of Florida

Mon, 2011-10-10 11:15 -- kevinlove

 

The NSF-funded iDigBio project is pleased to announce the annual Visiting Scholars Program. This program is directed towards early-career collections and informatics-based professionals with demonstrated interest in digitization, particularly those who broaden representation within this academic and professional community.

Botany Students Study Effects of Climate Change — Using 100-Year-Old Plants

Tue, 2020-08-18 15:11 -- maphillips

 

What can 120-year-old flower buds neatly pressed to paper teach you about climate change? As it turns out, a lot.

Nineteen botany students had the chance to dive into more than a century of California’s plant data this spring in an exploration of the nuances plant life using computer programming and statistical analyses.

New version of fossil-recognition app now works on Android smartphones and includes Cretaceous period

Wed, 2020-01-15 10:43 -- maphillips

 

LAWRENCE — In 2015, when researchers at the University of Kansas Biodiversity Institute and Natural History Museum released the free Digital Atlas of Ancient Life app, they didn’t know what kind of reception the smartphone-based field guide might receive.

Imaging and Digitization Workshop for Avocational Paleontologists

Thu, 2019-08-15 15:11 -- maphillips

Contributed by: Jeanette Pirlo

Figure 1: Imaging Workshop participant demonstrates proper imaging techniques by manipulating lighting, enhancing the specimen by providing a matte background, and properly using a scalebar in the image. Photo Credit: Jeanette Pirlo

 

American Society of Mammalogists (ASM) 2019

Tue, 2019-07-09 14:16 -- maphillips

The 99th Annual Meeting and Centennial Celebration of the American Society of Mammalogists took place 28 June to 2 July 2019, at the birthplace of ASM, Washington, DC. iDigBio helped to mark this important milestone through organizing a session on broadening representation in mammalogy as well organizing the first ever Data Help Desk at ASM.

Evolution of Data in the Classroom: From Data to Data Science

Tue, 2019-06-04 11:26 -- maphillips

Evolution of Data in the Classroom: From Data to Data Science (SW 2019)

July 14-19, 2019 at William and Mary College in Williamsburg, VA

iDigBio is collaborating with BLUE on several sessions at the BioQuest workshop-- Evolution of Data in the Classroom: From Data to Data Science (SW 2019). Learn more here: https://qubeshub.org/community/groups/summer2019

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