Welcome to DEST

The Distributed European School of Taxonomy (DEST) facilitates high-quality courses in taxonomy in order to transfer knowledge between current and future taxonomists and to prepare students for a career in taxonomic research. Since its founding, DEST provided training to over 600 students from all over the world.

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Integrative taxonomy in the "big data" era
(18-22 March 2019)

Zoological nomenclature
(3-7 June 2019)

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Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith