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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Annual Workshop

There is a large network of institutions and persons behind SwissCollNet. The annual workshops are important events to exchange knowledge and ideas. They contribute to develop a strong and dynamic network and allow its members to share and extend their expertise.

Next Workshop

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Previous Workshops

NMBE/Lisa Schäubliin
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Workshop 01|2024

"Digitization processes in natural history collections: from drawers to data publication" or all aspects of digitization in the various disciplines of natural history collections.

Philippe Wagneur / Muséum Genève
Image: Philippe Wagneur / Muséum Genève

Workshop 01|2023

  • Managing and Processing Data from Natural History Collection
  • Building the National Strategy for Natural History Collections in Switzerland 2025-2035
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Image: Philippe Wagneur / Muséum Genève

Workshop 01|2021

  • Presentation of SwissCollNet
  • Preliminary information about the calls for project proposals
  • Group discussions and networking


Swiss natural history collections network (SwissCollNet)
House of Academies
Laupenstrasse 7
3008 Bern

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