Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health & Comparative Medicine researcher Prof Rod Page was recently awarded the Ebbe Nielsen prize for his proposal to help document the biodiversity of Australia by linking a variety of open sources of data. Tune in to hear about the challenges and opportunities associated with the exciting field of ‘biodiversity informatics’ – tapping into big data to document the variety of life on our planet in more connected ways.

An example of the georeferenced records of bird species data available on gbif.org

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This podcast was recorded, edited and produced by Naturally Speaking contributors Kirsty McWhinnie and Taya Forde.

Feature image: Original artwork courtesy of PhD researcher Eleni Christoforou, 2018©

Intro and outro music sampled from: “The Curtain Rises” and “Early RiserKevin MacLeod [CC BY 3.0]

Posted by The Naturally Speaking Editors

A science pod-yssey and regular blog-yssey from the Institute of Biodiversity, Animal Health & Comparative Medicine at the University of Glasgow

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