Short courses designed for junior environmental science researchers and PhD students by specialists at the Museum. The courses are funded by the Natural Environment Research Council.
Covering the taxonomic tools, identification, nomenclature and the role of collections in botanical research.
Covering the taxonomic skills and field techniques for freshwater research.
Covering molecular diagnostics and phylogenetic analysis for systematic, taxonomic and ecological studies.
Using microfossils and macrofossils as palaeoecological tools to reconstruct Quaternary landscapes.
Understanding the soil system: emphasising the soil-rock relationship through lectures, lab and discussion sessions.