[Taxacom] MSc taxonomy
Alan DAvid Forrest
aforrest at rjb.csic.es
Wed Oct 1 02:08:24 CDT 2008
RBG Edinburgh offers a plant biodiversity and taxonomy course with 6
NERC studentships attached:
Dave Roberts escribió:
> Dear Mark
> the NHM and Imperial College in London offer an MSc course in taxonomy.
> See http://bit.ly/nhm_course for details.
> Cheers, Dave
> On 1 Oct 2008, at 05:16, Mark Costello wrote:
>> Dear Taxacom readers,
>> It is difficult or impossible to teach taxonomy as part of
>> degrees nowadays. Courses I know off are usually days to weeks.
>> However, I
>> believe MSc options would be possible, with a mix coursework
>> practical) providing a breadth of knowledge, followed by a research
>> doing taxonomy. They may focus on agricultural/marine/freshwater/
>> insect etc.
>> Are there any such courses around?
>> Best wishes
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