IRSAE courses

Scintific Writing
Campus Evenstad, Norway, 12 — 13 February, 2018. More information here.
Note: limited to 10 participants. Registration directly with the IRSAE coordinator before 11th January 2018.

Seminars in Applied Ecolog/y 
This one week course is part of the PhD program in Applied Ecology at Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences, and is thought at Evenstad. The course will be taught right after easer: 5 April and 23 — 27 April. Participants will get a home assignment between 6-22 April. Read more about the course here. Please contact the IRSAE coordinator Henriette Wathne Gelink if you have any questions or would like to sign up for the course.

Climate Change Ecology Workshop
The “Climate Change Ecology” theme are planning two experiments for 2018: 1) Empetrum tea bag experiment, to examine the role of a key plant species on decomposition rates in tundra ecosystems, and 2) image-based monitoring using time-laps cameras, to track species responses to climate change. The theme are planning a workshop 9 — 10 April 2018, where the PhD students will present and discuss their own research, and plan the two field experiments. Dr. Toke Høye will organize the workshop at Aarhus University, and you can already sign up by contacting Toke (tth@bios.au.dk).

Proposal Writing
Campus Evenstad, Norway, 14 — 15 May, 2018. More information here.
Note: limited to 16 participants. Registration directly with the IRSAE coordinator before 16th April 2018.

Dealing with Spatio-temporal Data in Movement and Population Ecology
This is a Movement and population ecology theme workshop. Location: Research and Innovation Centre-Fondazione Edmund Mach, Italy, 18 — 22 June 2018. More information here. Please send an Email (email subject: Spatio-temporal data School 2018), containing a brief description of your PhD project and/or description of the relevance of the course to your research, along with a CV to Francesca Cagnacci (francesca.cagnacci@fmach.it), cc to Henriette Gelink (henriette.gelink@inn.no).

Integrating ‘Omics’ Technologies into Aquatic Ecology – New perspectives in Metagenomic, Metabolomic and Bioinformatic applications in the study of aquatic ecosystems
This is a Freshwater Ecology theme workshop, relevant for other themes in IRSAE. Location: Research and Innovation Centre-Fondazione Edmund Mach, Italy, 25 — 29 June 2018. Read more about the course here. Prospective participants should complete and submit an initial application form on the FEM website. Deadline for submission: 25 May. A confirmation to proceed with the registration will be sent by the 28 May.

8th IRSAE summer school
Campus Evenstad, Norway, 6 — 10 August 2018. Have a look at the preliminary program, more information will follow.
For more information and to register, pleace contact the IRSAE coordinator. 

Introduction to time series and Earth Observation data in Open Geospatial Science
Want to learn more about open geospatial data and how it can be applied in ecology? This course will introduce how to use such data, and guide you in how to use it in your own PhD project. The course will be given in Studenterhytta (the student cabin) in Oslo, Norway, from 24 — 27 September 2018. Luca DeLucchi and Martin Landa will teach the course. Stefan Blumentrath from the Norwegian Institute for Nature Research (NINA) will organize the course, course registration directly to Stefan. More information about the course will follow.

Ecosystem Services Workshop – POSTPONED! DATE TBD
The “Ecosystem Services” theme are planning a one week workshop about “Trade-offs and synergies between provisioning Ecosystem services and other ecosystem services” in September/October. The workshop will be given at the University of Aberdeen, and the theme has 10 guest lecturers lined up to discuss food, fuel, fibre, and cultural and social considerations related to ecosystem services. The PhD students within the theme are organizing the workshop themselves, and you can already sign up by contacting PhD student Jennifer Wardle (r07am15@abdn.ac.uk).

GIS in Animal Science (PVSO134)
PhD course arranged by Graduate School for Veterinary Medicine and Animal Sciences (GS-VMAS). Course date: 1 — 5 October 2018, in Uppsala, Sweden. Content: How can I use GIS in my research? Open access GIS, GIS in R, Introduction to spatial modeling and presentation of GIS-assignment by participants. Information and application to the course here. Course leader: Anna Skarin. Deadline for application: 3 September 2018.

Conflict Mediation course
The “Understanding and managing biodiversity conflicts” theme are planning a one week course in conflict mediation 19 — 23 November 2018. This course will give you hands-on mediation training, by course instructor York van Korff and Estelle Balian. The course will be taught at Grimsö, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences. Professor Steve Redpath from the University of Aberdeen is the course organizer, and you can already sign up by contacting Steve (s.redpath@abdn.ac.uk).

Applied models for fish and wildlife management 
This one week course is part of the PhD program in Applied Ecology at Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences, and is thought at Evenstad. The course will be taught in November 2018. Read more about the course here. Please contact the IRSAE coordinator Henriette Wathne Gelink if you have any questions or would like to sign up for the course.

Adaptive Ecological Monitoring
This one week course is part of the PhD program in Applied Ecology at Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences, and is taught at Evenstad. The course will be though in March 2019. Read more about the course here.Please contact the IRSAE coordinator Henriette Wathne Gelink if you have any questions or would like to sign up for the course.

Other Courses of Interest for IRSAE Students

 

Courses with PR statistics

Note: IRSAE students get a 10% discount on courses organized by PR Statistics (also more courses in 2018)

Landscape genetic data analysis using R, Port Talbot, UK, 6-10 November
Applied Bayesian modelling for ecologists and epidemiologists, Glasgow, Scotland, 20-25 November
Introduction to Python for biologists, Port Talbot, 27 November – 1 December
Introduction to remote sensing and GIS for ecological applications, Port Talbot, UK, 27 November – 1 December
Data visualisation and manipulation using Python, Port Talbot, UK, 4-8 December
Advancing in statistical modelling for evolutionary biologists and ecologists using R, Port Talbot, UK, 4-8 Decemberd

Courses with Transmitting Science

Note: IRSAE students now get a 20 % discount on courses organized by Transmitting Science. For online registration for any courses with Transmitting Science: Please press YES under “Do you belong to any of these organizations?”, and  type “IRSAE”, as this will give you 20% discount on the course fee.

 

Other organizations