701-1414-00L  Evolutionary Biology: Field Course

SemesterSpring Semester 2019
LecturersJ. Jokela, B. Matthews
Periodicityyearly recurring course
Language of instructionEnglish
CommentNumber of participants limited to 7.


701-1414-00 PEvolutionary Biology: Field Course
Anmeldung wird erst durch die Depotzahlung im Sekretariat bei Matheson, Gioia (Eawag Dübendorf, BU G04) gültig.
3 hrsJ. Jokela, B. Matthews

Catalogue data

AbstractField course:
Students develop a scientific question of their choice to a field project, collect the data to address the question, and report their results in a presentation and write a scientific report.
ObjectiveThis field course aims at developing research skills in Population and Evolutionary Biology.

Students carry out small research projects in groups and relate their observations to concepts. They develop a scientific question of their choice to a field project, collect the data to address the question, analyse the results and present their results in a seminar and write a scientific report.
ContentField course:
Course takes place in Ces (Ticino) beginning of June (03.06. - 07.06.2019). Students work in small groups. Course supervisors provide materials and tutoring during the project development. Basic skills of ecology, taxonomy and statistics are needed.
Lecture notesNone
LiteratureWill be distributed
Prerequisites / NoticePay the deposit of 200.- sFr. until 29.03.2019 to Matheson, Gioia in the secretary's office (Eawag Dübendorf, BU G04). Registration is only fix with the payment of the deposit.
-- Number of participants is limited. Course in two languages (German / English)

Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again)
Performance assessment as a semester course
ECTS credits3 credits
ExaminersB. Matthews, J. Jokela
Typeungraded semester performance
Language of examinationEnglish
RepetitionRepetition only possible after re-enrolling for the course unit.
Additional information on mode of examinationCredits: writing and submission of final report of group work.

Learning materials

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No information on groups available.


Places7 at the most
Waiting listuntil 28.02.2019

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