Universität Wien FIND

300307 PP Experimental evolutionary biology (2016S)

10.00 ECTS (6.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
Continuous assessment of course work

First meeting 03.03.2016 at 14:15 Uhr in the Seminar room of the Department for Theoretical Biology, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 1090 Wien


max. 8 participants
Language: English



Thursday 14:15-17:00 hours, further dates according to practical requirements of the experiment


Aims, contents and method of the course

Current questions and methods of evolutionary biology will be applied to research on phenotypic plasticity of amphibian larvae (experimental ecology, geometric morphometry).

Aims: Understanding of current topics in evolutionary biology, ability to apply relevant research methods, practice in writing scientific reports.

Methods: Discussion of scientific papers, practical research in small teams, data analysis and writing of reports.

Assessment and permitted materials

Assessment of practical work and written reports.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Minimal requirements: 90% presence during seminars, written report in the from of a scientific publication
Assessment criteria: 40% practical work and oral presentation, 60% written report

Examination topics

Reading list

Association in the course directory

BOE 12, BOE 13, BZO 12, BZO 13, B-BZO 12, B-BZO-13, B-BOE 12, B-BOE-13, MZO 2, MEV 2

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