Universität Wien FIND

300404 SE Behavioural Ecology Seminar (2017S)

3.00 ECTS (2.00 SWS), SPL 30 - Biologie
Continuous assessment of course work


max. 10 participants
Language: English



Pre-meeting: 3rd March, 2017 at 12 p.m.(noon), meeting room Department of Behavioural Biology, UZA 1, Biozentrum Althanstraße 14, 1090 Vienna

The seminar will take place from 19th May, 2017, 10 a.m. until 21st May, 2017, 12 p.m. (noon) at the Astenschmiede, Rauris (Kolmweg 5, 5661 Rauris)

Expenses: 16 Euro per night excluding meals (Snacks for breakfast and lunch will be provided - 10 euro in total)

Participation in the pre-meeting is obligatory, otherwise the registration will be canceled.


Aims, contents and method of the course

This seminar is meant to introduce participants to a specific theme in behavioural ecology that is currently of great interest. Most importantly, three skills will be trained during this seminar:

1) Scientific discussion
2) Condensing substantial and multifarious scientific information into a concise presentation
3) Optimizing a short (max. 30 min) presentation to inspire an audience and induce discussion

Assessment and permitted materials

Oral presentation and discussion

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Training of scientific presentation and discussion. Knowledge in specific topics of Behavioural Ecology using actuall literature.

Examination topics

Reading list

Will be provided by the lecturers.

Association in the course directory


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