October 26, 2017

Practicing interviews is a big thing in film making, as there are a thousand aspects to pay attention to: the right light, the background, the sound, the way questions are set and answered...

But why going through so much trouble?...

Doris Weiser: "I am a researcher in t...

October 25, 2017

Today, the students actually made a film!

Unfortunately, they weren't happy with me sharing it with you, spoiling a stunning Episode 3...

So instead I went for a more serious tone and asked Maria Persson - who revealed herself in the course as a natural-born actress! - w...

October 24, 2017

This is the only course where students are encouraged to shoot at their professor: we've got them to do that on the second day (and none of the students is an American).

October 23, 2017

Here they are, the new students, discussing the film each one is going to make. Expect the most amazing stuff, from the student looking out for some scientist's bones, to the one dreaming of surfing mega tsunami's waves... goodness knows what will come out of this cour...

October 6, 2017

"I will use the methods I learnt at this course to study the effects of extreme events (floods and heatwaves) on the diversity and structure of floodplain grassland communities on the River Elbe, Germany".

October 5, 2017

"I really liked the format of this course, which has a good balance between theory and practice. I am confident that several of the methods will be very useful to further develop my postdoctoral research project on trait evolution and its impact on butterfly communitie...

October 4, 2017

"Coming to this course was... crossing an ocean. To improve my phylogenetic knowledge and learn from the best. This experience broadens my research horizons in ecology and evolution and gives me the opportunity to apply avant guarde methods in the tropical mountains en...

October 3, 2017

"I'm generally interested on studying species distributions and interactions. I have a background on Ecological Niche Modelling, and I'm currently working on a project on the impact of climate change on trophic webs. I find this course very interesting particularly bec...

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