Universität Wien FIND

300378 UE Introduction to biodiversity and ecosystem research (2016W)

5.00 ECTS (3.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
Continuous assessment of course work


max. 20 participants
Language: English



preparatory meeting on October 7th 2016 10:00 at the “Mosys Seminar Room"(1.320)


Aims, contents and method of the course

Each participant will choose one topic (viz. a small scientific project) that she/he will then work on under the supervision of the contributing faculty staff in the respective working groups and labs. This course is aimed at giving all new MEC studenst, in particular, a first opportunity to participate in research "hands on". Depending on the theme and the number of participants, students will either work individually, or in very small groups together.

Assessment and permitted materials

Depending on the research topic, a written report and an oral presentation in a seminar that is organized at the end of the teaching period. (Jan 2017)

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Active participation during the project work (70%) and final written report and oral presentation (30%)

Examination topics

Scientific lab work under direct supervision of faculty staff.

Reading list

Association in the course directory


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