The list below includes training courses offered for 2012-2013. Please have a careful look as the programme includes a wide variety of topics and covers groups from diatoms and copepods up to tropical plants. Training courses will take place at research institutions, universities and natural history museums all across Europe.
The programme is open to participants from both inside and outside of Europe.
DEST is offering a number of grants of up to 500 Euro to help defray expenses associated with course attendance, travel and accommodation. In allocating grants, priority will be given to selected participants coming from economically less-favoured regions (following the World Bank's classification) and first-time applicants. In each course description, it is announced whether DEST-grants are available for that specific course.
If you would like to participate in one of the trainings, please fill in the registration form and e-mail as an attachment to firstname.lastname@example.org. Registration forms that are either incomplete or late will not be accepted. The registration deadline and registration form for each training can be found in the corresponding training description.
Please indicate in the registration form whether you apply for a DEST grant or not. If a grant is requested, a recommendation letter should be sent by one referee (e.g. your supervisor) before the registration deadline to email@example.com
Registrations will be evaluated by the DEST Selection Committee. Main selection criteria will be scientific merit, motivation and usefulness of the training for your career.
More training courses will be added soon!
|Registration closed||Organizing institution|
|Training course in taxonomy and systematics of African fruit flies (Diptera, Tephritidae)||Royal Museum for Central Africa (Tervuren, Belgium)|
|Tropical Plant Identification Course||Royal Botanic Gardens (Kew, U.K.)|
|Systematics of freshwater subterranean Malacostraca: Morphology, molecular systematics, and web-taxonomy||University of Ljubljana, Biotechnical Faculty (Ljubljana, Slovenia)|
|On the job training in family level identification of a hyperdiverse insect group: The Beetles (Coleoptera)||Natural History Museum (London, U.K.)|
|Museo di Storia Naturale, Università di Firenze (Firenze, Italy)|
|Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Ferrara (Ferrara, Italy)|
|Elasmobranch teeth enameloid microstructure as a taxonomic criterion||Natural History Museum of Denmark (Copenhagen, Denmark)|
Naturalis Biodiversity Center and Leiden University (Leiden, Netherlands)
ETI BioInformatics Center (Leiden, Netherlands)
National Botanic Garden of Belgium (Meise, Belgium)
Museum and Institute of Zoology, Polish Academy of Sciences (Warsaw, Poland)
|Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle (Paris, France)|
|Museum and Institute of Zoology, Polish Academy of Sciences (Warsaw, Poland)|
University of Gdansk (Gdansk, Poland)
Royal Museum for Central Africa (Tervuren, Belgium)