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SYNTHESYS
EU-funded initiative aiming to create a shared, high quality approach to the access, management and preservation of leading European Natural History Collections
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SYNTHESYS Apr 12
The clock is ticking! The deadline for applications to SYNTHESYS+ Access visits is 17.00 (UK time), today ⏲️ Remember, your Supporter needs time to upload their statement for your application to be eligible. Any queries? Contact synthesys@nhm.ac.uk
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SYNTHESYS Apr 11
Our applications for Access close *TOMORROW* at 17.00 UK time. Previous visits have led to descriptions of new species, collaborations between researchers in the European Research Area, & more than 4,000 research outputs. You can do it! Apply today. 🧪☑️
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SYNTHESYS Apr 10
The deadline for SYNTHESYS+ Access call 1 is this Friday. There are 3 steps to a finished application: -Enter a detailed research plan on the application portal ☑️ -Submit your application ☑️ -Your Supporter will receive an email from us. They must upload their statement too ☑️
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SYNTHESYS Apr 2
*10 DAYS REMAINING* The deadline for the 1st Call of SYNTHESYS+ Access funding closes on 12 April, (17.00 UK time). Here's a species discovered on a previous SYNTHESYS visit - the millipede 'Ommatoiulus avatar'. Apply today:
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SYNTHESYS Mar 29
Only two weeks until the SYNTHESYS+ Access Call deadline! ⏲️ To date, SYNTHESYS has supported 51,000 days of research activity across 4,000 projects, & c.5,000 publications - including books, monographs, peer-reviewed papers and theses. Apply today:
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SYNTHESYS Mar 26
We ❤️collections-based research. You ❤️collections-based research. SYNTHESYS+ grants offer funded research trips to world-class natural science collections. Apply for a grant now - deadline 12 April (17.00 UK time):
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SYNTHESYS Mar 22
Only three weeks left to apply for SYNTHESYS+ Access. Funds enable researchers at various stages of their career to undertake short research visits to world class European natural science collections. Deadline: 12 April (17.00 UK time). Apply here:
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SYNTHESYS Mar 19
Want to run your SYNTHESYS+ application past a member of our team? There are *10 DAYS* left until our applications helpdesk closes (29 March, midnight). ⏲️ The deadline for all applications remains 12 April, 17.00 UK time. More info on the helpdesk here:
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SYNTHESYS Mar 14
Replying to @SynthesysEU
That's 21 world-class Natural History institutions, & 1 funding programme that takes your research into these world-class collections. Apply now - deadline 12 April, 17.00 UK time:
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SYNTHESYS Mar 14
Replying to @naturhistoriska
SE-TAF: joining the Access programme in Call 2, , Stockholm, is a major research institute holding more than 11 million biological, palaeontological & geological specimens.
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SYNTHESYS Mar 14
Replying to @museumnaturalis
NL-TAF: the collection is closed for Call 1 whilst the collection space undergoes renovation. But we look forward to seeing applications in Call 2!
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SYNTHESYS Mar 14
Replying to @HebrewU
Want to research in Jerusalem? Welcome to IL-TAF! A new member of the SYNTHESYS family, holds more than 6,570,000 specimens, hugely significant historical collections, & a wildlife cryobank with c.15,000 specimens.
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SYNTHESYS Mar 14
Replying to @SynthesysEU
HU-TAF: the Hungarian Natural History Museum holds more than 10.1 million items, including c. 65,000 primary types. It holds valuable reference collections from the Carpathian Basin, Balkans, East Africa, and Central, Eastern and Southeastern Asia.
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SYNTHESYS Mar 14
Replying to @TheBotanics
GB-TAF: the collection at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh , underpins national & international research, education & conservation programmes. The collection has enormous cultural & scientific value & ranks amongst the best in the world.
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SYNTHESYS Mar 14
Replying to @kewgardens
GB-TAF: houses one of the largest & most diverse botanical & mycological collections in the world, containing over 8.5 million items & representing 95% of the world’s vascular plant genera & 60% of fungal genera. 🌲🌱🍃
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SYNTHESYS Mar 14
Replying to @NHM_London
GB-TAF: holds c.80 million natural history specimens, including c.800,000 type specimens. It is a world-class Natural History museum, & a world leader in frozen tissue and DNA collections & facilities 🧬
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SYNTHESYS Mar 14
Replying to @Le_Museum
FR-TAF takes us to . Founded in 1793 during the French Revolution, the museum has 14 sites across France, with 4 in Paris. Across sites, access is available to c. 73 million specimens & more than 835,000 primary types & reference specimens.
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SYNTHESYS Mar 14
Replying to @luomus
Welcome to FI-TAF! houses c.13 million specimens & 110,000 type specimens, making it one of the largest natural history museums in the Nordic Countries, & a leading institute in Finland for research on biodiversity & taxonomy.
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SYNTHESYS Mar 14
Replying to @MNCNcomunica
ES-TAF (Spain) consists of . With over 9.85 million specimens, and more than 37,398 types, ES-TAF harbours a major representative collection of the Mediterranean Basin.
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SYNTHESYS Mar 14
Replying to @NHM_Denmark
DK-TAF consists of the University of Copenhagen , which houses c.14 million specimens from more than 400 years of collecting. Living collections in the Botanical Garden include c. 10,000 species from around the world 🌱.
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