Brochure on BiodivERsA Call 2011-2012 available!

BiodivERsA recently released a brochure on 2011-2012 Call “Biodiversity dynamics: developing scenarios, identifying tipping points and improving resilience” available HERE In summary: The evaluation process, Analysis of the projects submitted, Presentations of the nine funded projects etc. On the occasion of the 2011-2012 Call Kick-off meeting scheduled on June 13, 14, back to back with…

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New BiodivERsA report available!

“International and European Biodiversity policy and research strategies: an overview of priority research thematics for biodiversity research“ Part of BiodivERsA Task 2.3 activity led by the Belgian Science Policy Office (BelSPO), this report develops an analysis of EU and global biodiversity agendas and strategies for biodiversity, to identify knowledge gaps. Download the report (PDF) HERE!

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BiodivERsA & IUCN, bridging science & policy

Following a procurement led by SEPA about science policy communication, IUCN European Union Representative Office was chosen to help translate the results of the projects funded by the network into a series of policy briefs targeted primarily to EU policy makers. BiodivERsA and IUCN are currently collaborating to produce the first three policy briefs. They…

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Procurement of research knowledge transfer for BiodivERsA!

The Swedish Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA) is leading a procurement of science-policy communication based on research syntheses from BiodivERsA projects. The task of the interpreter will be to produce summarized, synthesized and comprehensible information about BiodivERsA research results in the format of “policy briefs” for policy- and decision-makers. Tender documentation available HERE. Deadline for submission…

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Procurement of research knowledge transfer for BiodivERsA!

The Swedish Environmental Protection Agency (SEPA) is leading a procurement of science-policy communication based on research syntheses from BiodivERsA projects. The task of the interpreter will be to produce summarized, synthesized and comprehensible information about BiodivERsA research results in the format of “policy briefs” for policy- and decision-makers. Tender documentation available HERE. Deadline for submission…

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BiodivERsA newsletter 12 available!

& learn more about the procedures to apply to our call “Conservation and restoration of degraded ecosystems and their biodiversity“ It includes the announcement of the BiodivERsA 2012-2013 joint call and you will also find interesting read on the scientific summaries of the 2011-2012 funded projects. In addition, this issue highlights two BiodivERsA members’ profiles:…

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Stakeholder engagement workshop

One of the BiodivERsA partners, the Joint Nature Conservation Committee (JNCC), is organising and hosting a 2-day workshop on stakeholder engagement for BiodivERsA funded projects’ researchers. The workshop is by invitation only, and will be held at the JNCC offices in the UK, on 23-24 April 2013. Using inputs from BiodivERsA partners, the JNCC prepared…

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3rd European Conference on Conservation Biology (ECCB), Glasgow

BiodivERsA symposium at the 3rd European Conference on Conservation Biology (ECCB), Glasgow, August 28-September 1, 2012 August 28 to September 1, 2012, Glasgow (UK) hosted the 3rd European Conference on Conservation Biology marking the 10th anniversary of the formation of the Society of Conservation Biology (SCB-Europe).  The central  theme of the congress was “Conservation on the…

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