EDIT Summer School of Modern Taxonomy 2010
17 Jul, 2010 12:05 AM
01 Aug, 2010 12:05 AM
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The EDIT Summer School of Modern Taxonomy 2010 will be held on the island of Madeira (Portugal). The main purpose of this summer school is to provide MSc- and PhD-level students with practical experience in modern taxonomy. To this end, in partnership with experienced taxonomists, field work will be accompanied by theory lectures to provide an in-depth understanding of current trends in modern taxonomy.
Participate as a training provider in the EDIT Summer School 2010:
Visit the website for additional information (http://www.atbi.eu/summerschool/node/185) and apply for one of the vacant positions using the online application form for training providers, which can be found on the website. You will be informed of your acceptance within a reasonable time after applying.
Participate as a student in the EDIT Summer School 2010:
Visit the website for additional information (http://www.atbi.eu/summerschool/node/188) and apply before the deadline of 31/05/2010. If you are accepted, we'll provide your transport from the country where your University/Institute is located to the location of the Summer School, full board and accommodation (probably in dorms) for the full period of your stay. Training providers will additionally receive a per diem. Please check the eligibility criteria before you apply. We look forward to receiving your application!
The European Distributed Institute of Taxonomy (EDIT) is the collective answer of 29 leading European, North American and Russian institutions to a call of the European Commission, issued in 2004, for a network in « Taxonomy for Biodiversity and Ecosystem Research ». The EDIT consortium agreement started on the 1st of March 2006 and will last 5 years.