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300378 UE Introduction to biodiversity and ecosystem research (2020W)

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

Registration/Deregistration

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

Details

max. 20 participants
Language: English

Lecturers

Classes

The preparatory meeting will take place online on 7th October 11-12 am. The link will be sent out to all registered students.


Information

Aims, contents and method of the course

This course is aimed at giving all new MEC students a first opportunity to participate in research hands on. The students will either work individually, or in very small groups together.
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. Please check http://ter.csb.univie.ac.at/mec-4 for details on the available research projects.
The course will be held in a hybrid form. The preparatory meeting and the final seminar will be held online. The individual research projects will be carried out - if possible - in the lab, or in an alternative or online form, depending on the assigned research project, and on the COVID-19 situation.

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 2021)

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

MEC-4

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