SwissCollNet is committed to improving the accessibility of natural history collections. A common vision and long-term strategy will promote the use of natural history collections for research, education and society.

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SwissCollNet newsletter

SwissCollNet newsletter (published in German and in French) allows you to follow the implementation of the project. Please use the provided form to register.

Previous newsletters

Juli 2023

  • Nächster jährlicher SwissCollNet-Workshop am 19. Januar 2024.
  • Unterstützung bei der Organisation von Veranstaltungen für den Austausch von Erfahrungen und Methoden.

Newsletter SwissCollNet 09/2023

April 2023

  • The 68 SwissCollNet projects have started: an overview of the network
  • A new page on collection data
  • A look back at the SwissCollNet workshop in January

Newsletter SwissCollNet 08/2023

May 2022

  • Successful launch of valorisation of the natural history collections

Newsletter SwissCollNet 07/2022

April 2022

  • Second call for project proposals opened

SwissCollNet Newsletter 06/2022

January 2022

  • Thematic fields and geographic distribution of project submissions

Newsletter SwissCollNet 05/2022

December 2021

  • Reminder project submission
  • National collection day 2022
  • New collaborators for SwissCollNet

Newsletter SwissCollNet 04/2021

September 2021

  • First call for project proposals
  • Collection Survey
  • Various documents approved

Newsletter SwissCollNet 03|2021

April 2021

  • Workshop registration
  • New SwissCollNet website
  • Biology roadmap & SwissBioCollection

Newsletter SwissCollNet 02|2021

March 2021

  • Presentation of SwissCollNet
  • Financing
  • Publication of the handbook
  • Next steps

Newsletter SwissCollNet 01|2021


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