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The current and upcoming PhD courses will be announced on this web page. Please see course details for start dates, schedules, course literature and information on how to apply etc. The course information will be updated continuously.

The courses are open to external PhD students subject to availability of space and participation is free of charge.

A primer in quantitative methods for studying complex social-ecological systems, 9th - 20th March, James Watson & Maja Schlüter

The lectures will focus on key social-ecological concepts and the language and approaches quantitative scientists use to describe and analyze them. Learning outcomes: Understanding of how to conduct quantitative analysis of Social-Ecological Systems (SESs), and how to model (in the broadest sense); A vocabulary to talk with researchers doing ecological, economic, social-ecological modeling of SES using statistical, mathematical or computational approaches; Overview of quantitative methods available for studying SES, particularly formal modeling, empirical analysis and methods from complexity science; Understanding of when and how different approaches can be used, their potentials and limitations (but no technical details on their application); Understanding of different conceptualizations of SES, different approaches and their implications (e.g. what do we learn from a theoretical model, from a statistical analysis, etc.)

Read morePDF (pdf, 110 kB). Fore more information contact James Watson.


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