Poznan, Poland

Research Methods in Human Biology From the Field to the Lab

when 3 July 2019 - 13 July 2019
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 3 EC
fee EUR 250

The programme of the school is divided into 8 days of intensive teaching and work in small groups (6-7 hours per day). The topic is related to methodology and research methods used in biological anthropology , human biology and biological psychology. In addition to the academic programme, there will also be plenty of opportunities for social activities. These will include a welcome reception and a farewell celebration, informal meeting, and a visit to local attractions.

Course leader

prof. Maria Kaczmarek

Target group

Young scholars, gradute, postgraduate, PhD students, and young post-doctoral researchers in human biology, and biological psychology all who are self-motivated and feel the need to refresh, deepen and widen their methodological knowledge and skills in various areas of human biology research can apply for this summer course.

Course aim

The aim of this summer intensive course is twofold: to provide self-motivated international students and young researchers who are studying human biology with conceptual understandings of various methods and the practical skills to put those methods into their own research work both in the field and the laboratory.
The main objectives of the course are:
 to provide a solid learning and research background for school participants through in depth knowledge and skills on methodology in various human biology areas of research
- to provide full cycle of quantitative and qualitative research projects from choosing a research problem to study, putting proposals for research funds, planning the study, data collection and analysis, reporting and disseminating the study results, learning about research and publication ethics
- to foster an exchange between participants from all over Europe through a mutual interactions among them.

Fee info

EUR 250: Fee includes tuition, course materials, social programme activities and trips, accommodation and full board (breakfast, lunch and coffee breaks).
Fee does not include travel costs which should be covered by participants.