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300307 UE Experimental evolutionary biology (2020S)

10.00 ECTS (6.00 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. 8 participants
Language: English



First Meeting: 05.03.2019 at 14:00 h in Seminarraum des Department für Theoretische Biologie, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 1090 Wien


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 a small team, data analysis and writing of reports.

Assessment and permitted materials

Assessment of practical work, online presentation and the written papers.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Minimal requirements: Summary of assigned paper, online presentation of review topic, mini-review of a selected topic in experimental evolutionary biology
Assessment criteria: 15% online presentation, 15% article summary, 70% mini-review

Examination topics

Reading list

Association in the course directory

BOE 12, BZO 12, MZO 2

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