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300074 SE Advanced topics in courtship behaviour and sexual selection (2019W)

2.00 ECTS (1.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
Continuous assessment of course work


Note: The time of your registration within the registration period has no effect on the allocation of places (no first come, first served).


max. 12 participants
Language: English



Vorbesprechung am 03.10.2019 um 10:30 Uhr im Seminarraum des Department für Kognitionsbiologie, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 1090 Wien,
DO 10:30-11:15 Uhr im Seminarraum Cognitive Biology !


Aims, contents and method of the course

The course is conceived for Master students who participate in research projects on courtship behaviour and sexual selection. We will discuss ongoing projects including theoretical background, experimental design, methods and approaches, data analysis, interpretation of results, and preparation of presentations and publications.

Assessment and permitted materials

The assessment will be based on the participation to the course and involvement in the discussion about the planning, conduction, and evaluation of the research projects.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Course participants are expected to participate to at least 70% of the sessions for a positive evaluation. This quote can be reduced in special cases, i.e. involvement in field projects abroad. Assessment is based on the level and quality of contribution to discussions.

Examination topics

Sexual selection, courtship behaviour.

Reading list

Papers to address specific topics will be distributed during the course.

Association in the course directory


Last modified: Tu 08.10.2019 11:28