Fish and Fisheries
Welcome to a PhD-student course and workshop on
Fish and Fisheries – evolutionary ecology and behaviour
The course is given by the University of Gothenburg (UGOT), Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences (BioEnv) 29 September – 1 October 2015 as a 3-day workshop.
Venue: Kristineberg Research Station, Sven Lovén Centre for Marine Sciences, beautifully situated at the west coast of Sweden.
Fee: The course is free of charge but there is a fee (about 70 Euro) for food and housing at Kristineberg during the workshop.
Aims of the course
- To provide participating students with broad insights and knowledge in the field – e.g. sexual selection; parental care; behavioural variation; life history variation, population structure; genetics; local adaptation; speciation; conservation; management; releases & escapes.
- To provide insights into how basic theories and methods in the field can be applied for sustainable management and conservation of fish and fisheries resources.
- To stimulate student contacts and interactions with other students and researchers in the field.
Brief course description
In preparation for the workshop the student is expected to read the course literature, a selection of scientific papers, and write essays (2–3 A4 pages) on three of them (freely chosen).
At the workshop the students
- give 10-min presentations on their research,
- provide constructive feedback on talks by fellow students,
- listen to plenary talks given by the teachers, and
- participate in course topic seminars led by the teachers.
Full participating in the course is rewarded with 4 HP (credits).
The deadline for application is on 29 May 2012.
To apply, send an email to the course leader Jörgen Johnsson (firstname.lastname@example.org) with a brief motivation (max 0,5 A4 page) of why you want to participate in the course.
- Jörgen Johnsson (UGOT), course leader
- Lotta Kvarnemo, (UGOT), ass. course leader
- Carl André (UGOT)
- Ola Svensson (UGOT)
- Ian Fleming (Memorial University NF) – first holder of the KSLA Wallenberg Professorship