Published Jan. 17, 2022 11:52 AM

The GBIF Ebbe Nielsen Challenge is an annual incentive prize that seeks to inspire innovative applications of open-access biodiversity data by scientists, informaticians, data modelers, cartographers and other experts.

Published Mar. 15, 2021 2:31 PM

The Norwegian university museums have started a process to maintain but re-evaluate the collaboration structures. This process includes an evaluation of informatics solutions including digitisations solutions, collection management software, and GBIF data streams.

Published Nov. 4, 2019 11:59 AM

A new report summarizes results from cooperation among all the Nordic countries during the period 2015 – 2019. The work has focused on the conservation of Crop Wild Relatives (CWR), i.e. wild plant species closely related to crops, including establishing the data flow through the GBIF data infrastructure.

Published Sep. 17, 2019 4:53 PM

Diku-funded ANTENNA project kick-off meeting (16th September 2019) in Oslo including project partners from Cameroon, Ethiopia, Ghana Kenya, Madagascar, Norway, Tanzania, and Uganda.

Published Nov. 21, 2018 9:32 AM

Towards 2030: Strategy seminar for the Research Section at the UiO Natural History Museum in Oslo on 8-9 November 2018. Strategic directions for the UiO Natural History Museum,, and GBIF. Progress towards a long-term permanent GBIF research data infrastructure in Norway and a sustainable and actionable GBIF Node consortium.

Published Aug. 14, 2018 1:25 PM

We received 12 applications for IT developer. Five applicants were invited for an online interview in October. The most qualified candidate has accepted the position.

Published Jan. 16, 2018 9:22 AM

From 16 to 17 january 2018 biological data experts are meeting in Brussels to exchange experiences and use cases for the new darwincore Event core and how the standard can be used in Marine and terrestrial contexts.  By discussing use case we aim to provide guidelines on best practices of this new standard.