Universität Wien

300330 PR Drivers of plant and fungal diversity: from genomes to biomes (2018S)

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. 15 participants
Language: English


Classes (iCal) - next class is marked with N

Preparatory meeting: Friday, March 2, at 11:00 AM, course room 1 (ÜR 1) at the Department of Botany and Biodiversity Research, Rennweg 14, 1030 Vienna.
During the meeting, the lecturers will shortly introduce themselves and the research project they offer for this course. A list of offered topics can be found at http://master-program-botany.univie.ac.at/studies/specific-research-project-summer-term-18/

Friday 02.03. 11:00 - 12:00 Übungsraum 1 (Fakultätszentrum für Biodiversität) Rennweg 1.OG


Aims, contents and method of the course

Students will plan, conduct, and present (in the form of scientific manuscript) a small stand-alone research project in the field of structural botany.

Assessment and permitted materials

Students conduct a small research project within one of the participating research groups. This entails data collection, data analyses and presentation of results in the form of a scientific manuscript.

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Protocol, preferably in the form of a scientific manuscript (12 points).
Minimum requirement for positive credit: 6.5 points
Credit key:
0-6 points: 5 (failed)
6.5-7.5 points: 4 (sufficient)
8-9 points: 3 (satisfactory)
9.5-10.5 points: 2 (good)
11-12 points: 1 (excellent)

Examination topics

The projects the students will be working on will be associated with ongoing research project of the supervising researchers.

Reading list

Association in the course directory


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