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Darwin Summer School on Biogeosciences

03.03.2011, Age: 2784 days

First edition of Darwin Summer School 4-15 July 2011 (full time two week course) by The Darwin Center for Biogeosciences, Utrecht and Texel, the Netherlands.

The first edition of the Darwin Summer School on Biogeosciences will address the perturbation of the global carbon cycle, in the past, present and future. Main subjects will be ocean acidification and the carbon cycle, microbial ecology and biomarkers and terrestrial carbon cycling. The Darwin Center comprises a pool of excellent lecturers, who are renowned in their fields. This, combined with one or two foreign experts, will provide an attractive, high quality program. This Summer School is all about interdisciplinary research: students are expected to work on the interface of biology, earth sciences, chemistry and physics.

High quality program

The Darwin Center comprises a pool of excellent lecturers, who are renowned in their fields. This, combined with two foreign experts, will provide you with an attractive, high quality program.

Course directors

Laura Villanueva (NIOZ Royal Netherlands Institute for Sea Research)
Lennart de Nooijer (Utrecht University)

Fee

• € 895 - Course + course materials + housing (Utrecht & Texel) + some socials

• € 560 - same as above but without housing in Utrecht

Scholarships

A limited number of scholarships in the form of (partial) fee waivers and/or accommodation intended for talented students is available. There are no travel grants. If you seek financial support you should state your request (by e-mail to darwinfo@geo.uu.nl) by describing the reasons for applying to this Summer School and how your participation will assist you in future studies and your career. You should motivate your financial situation and other means you have available for financing your participation to this Summer School. The applications for scholarships will undergo a selection procedure.

Application deadline

1 June 2011

Application

You can apply by filling in the webform on the Utrecht Summer School website.

Your application should include:

- A short letter of motivation
- A short curriculum vitae
- A reference from a teacher or supervisor

More information

Martijn Deenen

T: +31 30 253 5169

E: darwinfo@geo.uu.nl


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