Training in taxonomy of tropical marine animals provided by the Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute at the Bocas del Toro Research Station (Panama). Upcoming courses on larval invertebrates and on annelids.
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The Nordic Masters Program in Biodiversity and Systematics comprises a 2-year study curriculum providing you with the taxonomic skills needed to work on biodiversity and its conservation in the future. Most courses can be followed on distance by students, while for certain field or lab work the student needs to be physically at the Nordic university offering the course. In order to follow the entire program, the student must enroll at one of the nine partner universities and live in one of the Nordic countries for two years.
1st International Conservation Symposium-Workshop of Natural History Collections (18-21 September 2013, Barcelona, Spain)
Main purpose is to emphasize all those concepts related to protection and conservation of Natural History Collections.
Neotropical Lepidoptera 2013 (7 - 16 August 2013, Jenaro Herrera Research Center Loreto, Peru)
International course on identification, classification, morphology, and biology of Lepidoptera associated with rainforest habitats.
Plants of Tropical Asia – XTBG Field Botany Course 2013 (4 – 23 April 2013, Xishuangbanna Tropical Botanical Garden, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Yunnan, China).
2013 Training session on FishBase and Fish Taxonomy (4 February - 26 April 2013, Royal Museum for Central Africa, Belgium)
Intensive three-month course (in English) for 5 participants only. Five scholarships are offered to selected applicants from Sub-Saharan Africa.