Other training opportunities

ICBM Summer School: Introduction to Data Analysis and Ecosystem Modeling, 30 July-12 August, Oldenburg (Germany)

From July 30 to August 12, 2017 the Institute for Chemistry and Biology of the Marine Environment (ICBM, University of Oldenburg) will organize a summer school entitled “Introduction to Data Analysis and Ecosystem Modeling”. The summer school will be held at ICBM facilities in Wilhelmshaven and Oldenburg, Germany. The focus is on mathematical and numerical methods used in marine and environmental sciences (but not engineernig sciences). Read more

Microelectrode Techniques for Cell Physiology: 34th Workshop, 30 August -13 September 2017, Plymouth (UK)

The workshop provides intensive practical experience of a number of microelectrode, patch clamp and optical techniques applied to single cells. It is intended for postgraduate students, post-doctoral workers or established scientists wishing to apply these techniques in their research. The following core techniques are offered as 3-day experiments:


Two electrode voltage clamp

Patch clamp – single channel, whole cell, slice recording

Single electrode voltage-clamp

Dye injection

Ion-selective microelectrodes

Fluorescent indicators

8th PLOCAN Glider School 2017

The 8th PLOCAN Glodel School will take place between 6th-11th Nov. 2017 in Gran Canaria, Canary Islands, Spain


A registration and selection process for 15 attendees interested and able to participate in the Glider School 2017 is now open since Monday 30th January.


Please check http://www.gliderschool.eu/


WE-Heraeus Summer School "Physics of the Ocean", 9-14 July 2017, Bad Honnef, Germany


This Summer School aims at:

  • providing a broader view of the ocean system from a physical perspective, encompassing a large range of scales and their interactions.
  • introducing the observations and models, theory and statistical methods used by environmental and ocean physicists and to their present understanding of the physical ocean system

More details.

4th International Marine Phytoplankton Taxonomic Workshop 2017, SAHFOS, UK

The Sir Alister Hardy Foundation for Ocean Science (SAHFOS) is delighted to announce they will be running this popular workshop again from 3rd July - 14th July 2017 in Plymouth, UK. This is an introductory workshop aimed at all those working in the marine phytoplankton field.  Classification and taxonomy of the major marine microalgal groups will be covered in this interactive workshop. Practical elements using a variety of methodologies and techniques will cover sampling, settling and slide preparation, cell counting, isolation, microscopy and culturing.



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