Urban Ecology & Evolution!
A 2 weeks long intensive course will be run in September 2023 in English (90 hours). Lectures are most likely to be held in the morning (9:00-11:15), practicals in the afternoon (11:45 – 16:15).
Lectures: 3 ECTS; lectures & practicals: 3+6 ECTS
Open to students from the University of Warsaw & to the entire 4EU+ Community! Dates for registration [lectures & practicals] will be provided closer to the date. Registration for lectures (wykład / OGUN) will be available via USOS (dates to be determined). Please email Marta Szulkin directly if any difficulties with registration are encountered.
Classes are run in English. We will cover a wide range of topics pertaining to urban biology – from bacteria to vertebrates , with insights from ecology, genetics and evolution. Practicals will focus on quantifying the urban space, synthesising knowledge and outlining fundaments of research project design in the urban environment.
Handbook: Urban Evolutionary Biology (Szulkin, Munshi-South & Charmantier Eds. OUP 2020)
Run by Prof. Marta Szulkin (Wild Urban Evolution & Ecology Lab (http://leem.cent.uw.edu.pl/, currently moving to the Institute of Evolutionary Biology, University of Warsaw).
Signing up: University of Warsaw students – via USOS
4EU+ students – directly by email (firstname.lastname@example.org with the header Urban Course in subject line).