Tuesday, February 4, 2014

University of Oxford- Data Analysis in Ecology: Statistics for Field Biologists and Ecologists

The University of Oxford is delighted to announce that enrolment is now open for the second run of our popular online graduate-level training course Data Analysis in Ecology: Statistics for Field Biologists and Ecologists due to commence 05 March 2014.

This course is taught by Dr Thomas Hesselberg of the Oxford Silk Group at the Department of Zoology.  Dr Hesselberg provides a thorough introduction to the key statistical principals and methods used by ecologists and field biologists.  The course will appeal to a variety of practitioners in environmental science, management and ecology who want to improve their ability to display ecological data, and to use descriptive and inferential statistics to analyse the results from their field surveys.  Activities will include the use of R and QED Statistics (provided as part of the course).

As an online course, it can be taken from anywhere in the world and is attractive to an international community.  Participants are able to interact with one another and the course tutor online via our dedicated Virtual Learning Environment.  For further information and registration please visit: www.conted.ox.ac.uk/dataanalysis

Data Analysis follows our Field Techniques for Surveying Birds due to commence 12 February 2014.  This course provides graduate level training to ecologists and environmental managers that are seeking to enhance their bird surveying skills.  For more information please visit: www.conted.ox.ac.uk/birds.

For full details of our ecological survey techniques and environmental management programmes please visit www.conted.ox.ac.uk/environment or contact the course team on est@conted.ox.ac.uk or +44 (0)1865 286952.

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