Two-week Advanced Course in Ornithology ‘School in Avian Biology’ — Dec 26 2013-Jan 09 2014, SACON, Coimbatore

  • From:
    December 14, 2013
  • To:
    January 9, 2014
  • Location:
    Sálim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History (SACON)
  • City:
    Coimbatore

Greetings from Sálim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural History (SACON), Coimbatore, India.

We are glad to inform you that SACON is organizing, at its campus, an advanced training course in ornithology – “School in Avian Biology”, under the aegis of the Department of Science and Technology’s Science and Engineering Research Board (DST-SERB) during 26 December 2013 – 9 January 2014. This is the first in the series of schools that DST-SERB is planning to conduct in
avian biology.

The School aims to train the participants in the fundamentals of avian biology and to provide them with exposure to current trends in ornithological research. The teaching faculty will include leading biologists and ecologists of the country drawn from different institutions. The course will comprise one orientation module and six core modules covering key areas of research in avian biology.

The programme is open to students of life/physical/environmental sciences, currently pursuing Ph.D. or post-doc in India and young faculty members in their early research career. Applications from M.Sc. (final year) or M.Phil students showing exceptional interest in avian biology may also be considered. A maximum of 25 participants will be selected and will be provided travel allowance (max. AC III train fare) and local hospitality. There is no registration / tuition fee.

The last date for submission of application forms is 24 October 2013.

Please log on to the DST-SERB School in Avian Biology for more information and application procedures.

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