Training

10th ALTER-Net Summer School: An Interdisciplinary Perspective on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

Date 
Wednesday, 2 September, 2015 to Saturday, 12 September, 2015
Country 
France
Organiser 
Stakeholder
Event type 
Training

Challenge your knowledge on biodiversity and ecosystem services

10th Summer School - An Interdisciplinary Perspective on Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services

DEST announces new course: Philosophy of Biological Systematics

Date 
Monday, 7 September, 2015 to Friday, 11 September, 2015
Country 
Belgium
Organiser 
Community
Event type 
Training

Course description: Approaching the subject from the perspective of the philosophical foundations of scientific inquiry, this course offers critical examinations of the principles required to judge the scientific merits of systematic/taxonomic procedures.
Date: 7 - 11 September 2015
Target Audience: MSc students, PhD students, early career researchers, professional systematists/taxonomists and anyone who is interested in the philosophy of Biological Systematics

Registrations for DEST course ‘BASICS of TAXONOMY’ are open !

Date 
Monday, 5 October, 2015 to Friday, 16 October, 2015
Country 
Sweden
Organiser 
Community
Event type 
Training

Basics of Taxonomy: describing, illustrating and communicating biodiversity

This course will take place form 5 to16 October 2015 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
Course organiser: Distributed European School of Taxonomy (DEST)

iDiv Summer School 2015: “Biodiversity Synthesis”

Date 
Sunday, 23 August, 2015 to Saturday, 29 August, 2015
Country 
Germany
Organiser 
All
Event type 
Training

The German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv), an international hub for biodiversity science, will organize its first summer school Biodiversity Synthesis from 23 to 29 August 2015 in Leipzig, Germany.

The summer school gives 20 young scientists the opportunity to interact with the various biodiversity research groups at iDiv. Mirroring our range of expertise, we will focus on a different scale every day, starting from molecular level and finishing to ecosystems.

Yearly scientific diving training from Belgian Science Policy Office starts again in September

Scientific Diving Course
Date 
Sunday, 13 September, 2015
Country 
Belgium
Organiser 
Stakeholder
Event type 
Training

Since 2013, The Belgian Science Policy Office (BELSPO), or more accurately its Federal North Sea Research Programme, organises an annual Scientific diving course. The course is developped and managed by representatives of the different universities and scientific institutions concerned by scientific diving activities as well as the managers of the Belgian research vessels "Belgica" and "Simon Stevin".

BOTANICAL NOMENCLATURE. Principles of plant nomenclature according to the International Code of Nomenclature for algae, fungi and plants (ICN)

Date 
Monday, 26 January, 2015 to Friday, 30 January, 2015
Country 
United Kingdom
Organiser 
Community
Event type 
Training

BRIEF DESCRIPTION.

The DISTRIBUTED EUROPEAN SCHOOL OF TAXONOMY (DEST), as an initiative developed under CETAF, organizes a new course on Botancial Nomenclature.