Taxonomy Recognition Day - 23.05.2024


The Institute of Natural Sciences and the CETAF are celebrating on 23rd May 2024 the Taxonomy Recognition Day, which covers the diversity in nature, preservation of nature and knowledge sharing on nature !

Come and learn from our researchers how they collect DNA, describe new species, conserve specimens that have disappeared!


Registration is free and open to all from 16+ :

Registration form


Refreshments will be served.

The event will be in English, but the visits and interactions with scientists during the poster session are provided also in French (FR) and Dutch (NL).


  • 13:00 - 15:00: Registration and information desk.
  • 13:30 - 14:00: Presentation of the Day.
  • 14:00 - 15:00: Visits behind the scenes with the curators and scientists in charge of the collections and prompt to answer your questions!
  • 15:00 - 16:30: Meeting the scientists : Coffee & Posters session - beverages and coffee will be offered.
  • 16:30: Closing.


Official hashtag for Social Media: #NameItToSaveIt

This event is organised in the framework of the European project TETTRIs.