Sustainability, Interdisciplinarity and Transformative Change: A Critical Realist Response to the Crisis System
Campus Lillehammer, Inland Norway University of Applied Sciences, Norway, 27 — 28 August 2018. Read more about the course here.
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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 – 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 two parts; part 1: 15–26 October, and part 2: 17–18 December 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 from 4–8 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.