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Wildlife Conservation Course Conservation Heroes Edition, Malaysia – 31 Jul to 12 Aug

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DEST Basics of Taxonomy Course – 5 to 16 Oct 2015, Sweden

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This course by the Distributed European School of Taxonomy will be held at the Sven Lovén Centre for Marine Sciences, Kristineberg, Sweden

Taught by renowned experts in their field, the course topics are:
– DELTA
– Digital drawing
– Scientific illustration
– Scientific writing and communication
– Scratchpads, a tool to build, publish and share information on the web

Target audience: MSc students, PhD students, early career researchers
Course credits: 5 ECTS

Thanks to funding of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, this 2-weeks course is offered at a discounted rate of 550 EUR. The fee includes accommodation and meals.

More info: http://taxonomytraining.eu/content/basics-taxonomy-describing-illustrating-and-communicating-biodiversity

Philosophy of Biological Systematics, Belgium – 8 to 12 Sept 2014

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Something different from the usual taxonomy course, this offers critical examinations of the principles required to judge the scientific merits of systematic/taxonomic procedures. Course will be taught in English.

Deadline for registration is 16 June.

Target Audience
MSc students, PhD students, early career researchers, professional systematists/taxonomists and anyone who is interested in the philosophy of Biological Systematics

Course fee
€ 250 (Euros)
Participants are responsible for their own travel, accommodation, and subsistence expenses.

For more info: Philosophy of Biological Systems Course