Expert-in-training 2014-2015

More information on the DEST training programme and registration procedure can be found here.

Please note that this call for applications is now closed.

Training on-the-job Training venue Teachers Registration deadline
Training program in non-marine diatoms from the (sub-)Antarctic Region Botanic Garden Meise, Meise, Belgium Bart Van de Vijver, Katerina Kopalová closed
Training programme in Crustacean systematics with specialisation in Cyclopidae (Copepoda) Museum and Institute of Zoology, Polish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw, Poland Maria Hołyńska closed
Systematics of freshwater subterranean Malacostraca: Morphology, molecular systematics, and web-taxonomy University of Ljubljana, Biotechnical Faculty, Ljubljana, Slovenia Cene Fišer closed

Methods and principles of systematic zoology (sensu lato: including zoogeography and phylogenetics) and systematics of the Buprestidae (Coleoptera)
Grant available from DEST

Milanówek, Poland Roman B. Hołyński closed
Training programme in Entomology with specialization in fossil insects: phylogeny, biogeography, and palaeoecology Muséum national d’Histoire naturelle, Paris, France André Nel closed
Taxonomy of European biting midges (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) University of Gdansk, Gdansk,  Poland Ryszard Szadziewski closed

Entomological research in protected areas
Grants available from Museum of Natural History (Firenze) and from DEST

Museo di Storia Naturale, Università di Firenze, Firenze, Italy Luca Bartolozzi closed
Taxonomy of cave beetles with emphasis on Coleoptera Cholevinae Museo di Storia Naturale di Verona, Verona, Italy Leonardo Latella closed
Collecting methods and identification of parasitic wasps, with special emphasis on Chalcidoidea (Hymenoptera) Alexandru Ioan Cuza University of Iasi, Iasi, Romania Mircea-Dan Mitroiu closed

Training program in Entomology (special. Diptera Syrphidae), emphasis on collection management and bioindicator use
Grants available from Museo Civico di Storia Naturale Ferrara, Municipality of Ferrara and DEST

Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy Daniele Sommaggio & Carla Corazza closed
Fish osteology Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Brussels, Belgium Wim Van Neer closed
Acoustic identification of bats Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II, Portici, Italy Danilo Russo closed
Taxonomy and Systematics of Cenozoic and Recent marine Bryozoa Biology Centre, Linz Björn Berning closed
Tropical field botany in Belize Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, U.K. Louis Ronse De Craene closed

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