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Taxonomy specialists at the Museum are running three week-long short courses for junior environmental science researchers and PhD students in March 2014.

 

The courses are sponsored by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC).

 

The deadline for application is January 10 2014.

 

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Taxonomic principles and tools in botanical research: a short course

A course about plant taxonomy designed for environmental science researchers and PhD students run by the Museum's taxonomy specialists. The course covers taxonomic tools, nomenclature and the role of collections in botanical research.

 

March 10-14 2014

9.30-17.30

Natural History Museum, London.

 

Find out more about the course and apply online

 

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Taxonomic skills and field techniques for freshwater ecology and quality: a short course

A course about freshwater ecology and water quality designed for environmental science researchers and PhD students run by the Museum's fresh water biology and biodiversity specialists.The course covers the taxonomic skills and field techniques needed for freshwater sciences and water quality research.

 

March 17-21 2014 (5 days)

9.30-17.30

Natural History Museum, London, UK.

 

Find out more about the course and apply online

 

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Molecular Techniques for Taxonomy

The course will provide the practical skills, understanding and expertise necessary to obtain DNA from a variety of specimen types and an introduction to analysing molecular data.

 

February 17-21 2014 or March 3-7 2014

9.30-17.30

Natural History Museum, London.

 

Find out more about the course and apply online

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