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e-Monocot is a NERC funded consortium between Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, Oxford University and the Natural History Museum.

 

Grant no's 279981, 279984 & 279970. Period, Nov./Dec. 2010 to Oct./Nov. 2013.

 

 

E-mail: enquiries@e-monocot.org.

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Grass identification workshop held in Madagascar

Find out how Kew staff helped local scientists in Madagascar learn to identify unique and endangered species of grasses in an identification workshop.


eMonocot Portal First Public Release

We are pleased to announce that the eMonocot Portal is fast approaching it's first public release.  Very shortly you will find your link to  e-Monocot.org will no longer take you to this project scratchpad but to the Portal itself.  You will still be able to access the eMonocot project scratchpad at it's new address about.e-monocot.org, although there may be a short period when it is unavailable while the changes are being made.


Dioscorea strydomiana and Tahina spectabilis listed in the World's most threatened species report, released by  The Zoological Society of London (ZSL) and the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) today.


Zoological Compliance for IPNI autocomplete

A new Drupal module: Biblio autocomplete.



eMonocot at RBG Edinburgh

The Zingiberaceae Resource Centre has now joined eMonocot!

eMonocot team members Laurence Livermore, Niamh Kilgallen and Paul Wilkin travelled to RBG Edinburgh last week to run a scratchpad training workshop with Mark Newman and the rest of the Zingiberaceae crew there. Check out the new scratchpad at www.zingiberaceae.myspecies.info


Become part of an expanding team of developers and informaticians working at the cutting edge of information and biodiversity research. The Natural History Museum London is recruiting an e-Taxonomy support specialist (14 month, part time, £16,403 per annum, pro rata equivalent to £27,339) as part of a major effort to help researchers share and manage biodiversity data on the Web.


Become part of an expanding team of developers working at the cutting edge of information science and biodiversity research. The Natural History Museum London is recruiting two junior/mid-level Drupal developers (18 month contracts, £34,508 per annum plus benefits) as part of a major effort to help researchers share and manage biodiversity data on the Web.


Linnean Society: Online Taxonomy Meeting

 

 


Managing eMonocot Scratchpads tools

As I mentioned before, one of the things that tailoring Scratchpads to a particular community or project allows us to do is to develop functionality that is specific to that community or project. Within the eMonocot project we have developed some functionality that is useful across all of the eMonocot Scratchpads (e.g. the IPNI webservice) while other parts (e.g.


Scratchpads developed and conceived by: Vince Smith, Simon Rycroft, Dave Roberts, Ben Scott...