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Numerical ecology 2019 AMU-PIE

We would like to invite Master and PhD students interested in ecology for the “Numerical ecology” classes with the use of R programme. The course will last one week and will be led by Prof. Alexandre Buttler and Prof. Rodolphe Schlaepfer from the Ecological Systems Laboratory in Lausanne, Switzerland. The course is granted with 6 ECTS points. The course is organised within the framework of ERASMUS program at Adam Mickiewicz University. The syllabus is available on the website.

Classes are a simple introduction to multivariate data analysis and modelling that combine a theoretical introduction to R statistics and a practical use of R programme. During the course you will learn how to choose a suitable statistical methods in ecological research and how to integrate them in a research planning. You will also learn how to plan data analysis yourself and how to interpret results. After the course you will be able to use R software for your personal research activities, e.g. for Master or PhD thesis, articles preparation.

Dates: 6 – 11 May 2019 (6 full days)

Time: 9.00 - 17.00, including lunch break

Venue: Adam Mickiewicz University, Collegium Geographicum, second floor, room 242

Equipment: you should bring yourown computer with R software installed

Organiser: Laboratory of Wetland Ecology and Monitoring & Department of Biogeography and Palaeoecology, Faculty of Geographical and Geological Sciences, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland

Contact person and registration for the course: Monika Reczuga, email: