The Institute for Marine and Coastal Environment in Capo Granitola, Italy will this year host the Summer School in Quantitative Fisheries Stock Assessment. The overarching aim of the school, as a whole, is to ensure a consistent level of expertise in fish stock assessment in the region. The school is intended for fisheries scientists engaged in stock assessment within fisheries departments, research institutes and non‐governmental organizations in the Mediterranean and Black Sea, as well as to young scientists seeking specialization in applied quantitative methods for natural resources management. Basic knowledge of programming language(s), including R, will be desirable for Module 1 and intermediate knowledge of R will be a requirement for Module 2. Read more.