Based on previous APWs and regarding new developments, we will hold annual science schools within the new educational center.
The science schools will focus on data analysis and subject-specific quantitative methods. Training content with many hands-on exercises will be defined and continuously updated in interaction between lecturers and attendants.
The courses will be run by local staff as well as national and international experts on particular topics.
The initial science school will be held in the framework of the APW, for which PI Kiessling has committed himself for 2021 and will initially be held for graduate students. They will be joined by up to three postdocs and professors in the final week.
Application will be online on our website and reviewers, who will rate applications in a standardized fashion, will review each application to decide on the participants regarding career potential, course readiness, access to relevant training resources at their home institution, potential to improve practical programming skills, and inclusiveness.
Starting in the third year, students will also be admitted on a first-come, first-served basis and the course will be reduced to two weeks.
In adaptation to the Covid 19 pandemic, we have to modify our plan for the 2021 workshop. In all likelihood, it will not be held locally and will be replaced by the Analytical Paleobiology Workshop in Berkely, which will be held virtually. Wolfgang Kiessling will be one of the lecturers.
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Dr Jansen A. Smith
Dr Barbara Seuss