Modern Taxonomy course programme 2013-2014

DEST announces the following theoretical courses for students, technicians and early career researchers involved in the field of taxonomy. Primary objective of the programme is to provide future professionals with fundamental expert knowledge in taxonomy. The course programme targets topics such as: nomenclature; describing, writing and illustrating biodiversity/species; collection conservation.

The programme is open to participants from Europe and outside of Europe.

Registration process
The registration deadline and registration form for each training can be found in the corresponding training description. If you would like to participate in one of the trainings, please fill in the registration form and e-mail as an attachment to dest-training@naturalsciences.be Registration forms that are either incomplete or late will not be accepted.

Selection procedure
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.

Certificate
Trainees who have completed the training will receive a certificate specifying the dates of the training period, specification of the training and the institution where they received the training.

For details, click on course title.

Course title Place/Date Teachers Registration deadline
Botanical Nomenclature Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, U.K.
27-31 January 2014
Katherine Challis registration closed
DNA-Barcoding Course Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris, France
24-28 March 2014

coordinators: Sarah Samadi, Line Legall & Nicolas Puillandre

registration closed

Geometric Morphometrics with Plants Centre de Restauració I Interpretació Paleontologica of Els Hostalets de Pierola, Barcelona 
22-26 April 2014
Chris Klingenberg &
Ruth Flatscher
registration procedure see course description
Introduction to Naturalistic and Scientific Illustration Institut Català de Paleontologia Miquel Crusafont, Sabadell, Barcelona 
12-16 May 2014
Oscar Sanisidro registration procedure see course description

3D Geometric Morphometrics

Centre de Restauració I Interpretació Paleontologica of Els Hostalets de Pierola, Barcelona
20-24 May 2014
Mellissa Tallman registration procedure see course description

Taxonomie et nomenclature dans les publications scientifiques
(in French
*)

Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris, France
26-29 May 2014
Alain Dubois &
Valéry Malécot
registration closed

Network tools in  Biosciences

Centre de Restauració I Interpretació Paleontologica of  Els Hostalets de Pierola, Barcelona
14-18 July 2014
Diego Rasskin-Gutman & Borja Esteve-Altava  registration procedure see course description
Introduction to Geometric Morphometrics Centre de Restauració I Interpretació Paleontologica of  Els Hostalets de Pierola, Barcelona
4-8 August 2014
Chris Klingenberg & Jesús Marugán-Lobón registration procedure see course description
Introduction to R Institut Català de Paleontologia Miquel Crusafont, Sabadell,  Barcelona
1-5 September 2014
Klaus Langohr  & Joan Valls registration procedure see course description
Geometric Morphometrics and Phylogeny Centre de Restauració I Interpretació Paleontologica of  Els Hostalets de Pierola, Barcelona
8-12 September 2014
Chris Klingenberg registration procedure see course description
Philosophy of Biological Systematics Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Brussels, Belgium
8-12 September 2014
Kirk Fitzhugh 16 June 2014
Zoological Nomenclature
Muséum national d'Histoire naturelle, Paris, France
22-26 September 2014
Alain Dubois 16 June 2014

*This course is by request given in French.

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