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Posted by Scratchpad Team 10.08.2018

Due to planned technical maintenance of the Natural History Museum London servers, NHM-hosted Scratchpads will be offline between 17:30 and 18:00 (GMT) on Monday 13th August 2018.

We apologise for any inconvenience.

Posted by Scratchpad Team 28.06.2018

Notice: Due to ongoing network issues the Scratchpads may be intermittently available and/or slow to respond to requests. We are looking into the issues at the moment.

Posted by Scratchpad Team 23.03.2018

Due to planned technical maintenance of the Natural History Museum London servers, NHM-hosted Scratchpads will be intermittently offline between 18:00 and 21:00 (GMT) on Tuesday 27 March 2018.

We apologise for any inconvenience.

Posted by Scratchpad Team 22.03.2018

We are very pleased to announce the Natural History Museum's Informatics Group has hired two developers to help support the Scratchpads project. Ben Scott (who was instrumental in building versions 1 and 2 of Scratchpads) has been rehired as Informatics Group Technical Lead, after running the Museum's Data Portal project and a stint at Exeter University's Innovation Lab. He is joined by Paul Kiddle who has many years development experience in the Biotech world, for startups including Desktop Genetics.

Posted by Scratchpad Team 27.02.2018

Due to planned technical maintenance of the Natural History Museum London servers, all NHM-hosted Scratchpads will be offline between 9:00 and 13:00 (GMT) on Wednesday 28th February 2018.

We apologise for any inconvenience.

Posted by Scratchpad Team 31.10.2016

for reasons related to our current technical and support capacity we will not be able to temporarily accept applications for creating new Scratchpads sites.

Posted by Scratchpad Team 23.02.2016

Users report problems with the automatic authentication in the Scratchpads Issues tracker (support.scratchpads.eu).
If you experience similar difficulties, please do use the e-mail address support@scratchpads.eu and until we fully address the underlying cause.
We apologise for the inconvenience.

Posted by Scratchpad Team 10.11.2015

Unfortunately, our (NHM) servers scheduled maintenance overran the expected duration. Scratchpads remained inaccessible from 19.00 Nov 09 to 10.00 Nov 10 (GMT).
All services are now back up and running. No additional downtime is expected.

We apologise for this overrun and the inconvinience that might have caused you

Posted by Scratchpad Team 05.11.2015

18.30 and 22.00 (GMT) on Monday 09 November 2015

Posted by Scratchpad Team 19.02.2015

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