Update: As of 18 April 2012 the course is now fully subscribed. Should you wish to be placed on a waiting list please contact Steve Juggins.
Analysing Palaeolimnological Data with R
16th — 20th August 2012, University Marine Biological Station Millport, Isle of Cumbrae, Scotland.
Steve Juggins and I will be running a 4-day residential R course to coincide with the International Paleolimnology Symposium 2012 this August. The course will be held at the University Marine Biological Station Millport on the Isle of Cumbrae, within easy reach of Glasgow and the IPS2012 venue.
The course costs £300 + VAT and includes food, accommodation and course materials. We have support from PAGES to assist with costs for young researchers from developing countries (see below). Please note that you do not need to register for IPS2012 to attend the R course; it is open to anyone. The course will cover many topics of particular interest to palaeolimnologists and palaeoecologists. Details can be found on the course website and a detailed programme [PDF] is available.
Registration for the course is now open via Newcastle University.Registration for the course is now closed.
Support for young researchers from developing countries
Thanks to the generous support of PAGES we are able to cover travel, subsistence and course costs (up to £1100) for five young researchers from developing countries. If you would like to apply for PAGES financial support please send a CV and short covering letter outlining your research interests and why the course will benefit you to both Gavin and Steve (our contact details are on the course website). The deadline for applying for PAGES support is 15th May 2012. If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact me. We look forward to seeing you in August.
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By Gavin Simpson
08 April 2012