News

  • June 6, 2022
    DivSeek signs MOU with International Treaty

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  • May 20, 2022
    DivSeek Commons: the matrix is born

    DivSeek is working to help ensure plant germplasm and its derived digital sequence information (DSI) is F.A.I.R – Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, and Re-usable. A range of data repositories and tools already exist; but many are not as widely used as they could be, or unable to interact readily with others. DivSeek Commons aims to define […]

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  • May 20, 2022
    Taking stock: a nationwide survey of plant genetic resources in Australia

      Eucalyptus, Acacia, Tea tree, Macadamia. Even if you’ve never set foot in Australia, you’ve probably heard of these plant genera. That’s because these plants are not only valuable for their inherent beauty and ecosystem services, but also as natural resources that are harvested and exported at a global scale. Australasia has a wealth of […]

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  • May 19, 2022
    Introducing ‘Task Teams’

      Last year, we released the DivSeek Strategic Plan 2021-2026, which outlined our vision and strategic goals – as well as the primary means for achieving them, namely Hubs and Working Groups. Hubs are self-governing groups of members and non-members, and Working Groups are focused advisory groups that help to identify challenges, gaps and opportunities. […]

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  • May 19, 2022
    Highlights from our AGM

      Our Annual General Meeting was held in January this year, and was followed by three Roundtable Workshops featuring talks by fourteen speakers on a variety of topics. Each of these talks is now available to watch on our website, along with .pdf files of the presentations. There were 44 attendees at the AGM, and […]

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