The course aims to present illustration techniques for identification keys and species descriptions. It will include lectures and practical sessions on drawing (different techniques) and photo handling.
Target group: PhD students with a general background in biology. Curators, museums.
Working language: English/Scandinavian
Recommended course credits: 2.5 ECTS
Fee: No course fee. For members of STIRS (Swedish Taxonomy Initiative’s Research School) or ForBio (Research School in Biosystematics: http://www.forbio.uio.no/) there are no accommodation costs and travel costs get refunded. Other participants pay for travel to/from Kristineberg, catering, and accommodation.
Registrations, which should be accompanied by a short CV (indicating the nature and stage of your research project) can be sent till August 10. Priority will be given to those PhD-students enrolled in the STIRS and members of ForBio if the maximum number of course participants is exceeded by the number of registrations.
Number of participants: Maximum 15.
Registration: Malin Strand, Coordinator STIRS (Swedish Taxonomy Initiative Research School), e-mail: email@example.com, phone: +46(0)705-654246
Location: Sven Lovén Centre for Marine Sciences is an infrastructure facility for University of Gothenburg (http://www.loven.gu.se/english/). It is located near Fiskebäckskil, Lysekil, at the Swedish west coast, 100 km north of Gothenburg.
Coordinator, STIRS: Malin Strand, PhD University of Gothenburg, Biodiversity and Systematics/Swedish Species Information Centre, SLU; E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org; Phone: +46 (0)705-654246.
ForBIO coordinator: Christiane Todt, PhD, e-mail: Christiane.Todt@um.uib.no