Cursos Transmitting Science

Cursos Transmitting Science - Desconto para Sócios SPECO 2021 - Maio, Junho e Julho

Introduction to Geographic Analyses of Biodiversity (May 24th to 28th)

This workshop will cover how to obtain the various types of data (geographic, environmental/climatic and elevation; morphological and phylogenetic), how to work with them in R, the metrics of diversity, and how to map them for purposes of visualization and how to conduct the statistical analyses, taking geography into account.
Requirements: Some familiarity with R

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Introdução ao R (linguagem de programação)

Introduction to Organic 3D Modelling (July 2nd-16th)

This course is designed as an introduction to organic 3D modelling with the software ZBrush (Pixologic) and is addressed at science researchers, communicators and professionals who want to learn to virtually sculpt 3D models of organic structures and who aim at incorporating computer-generated 3D graphics to their skills and workflow.
Requer: Knowledge in some form of graphic art is recommended.

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Phylogenetic Analysis using R

Phylogenetic Analysis using R (July 19th-23rd)

This course is for biologists dealing with the analysis of multiple molecular sequences at several levels: Populations, species, clades, communities.
Requirements
: Graduate or postgraduate degree in any Biosciences discipline. Knowledge of multivariate statistics, phylogenetics and molecular evolution. User level of R.

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Introduction to Macroevolutionary Analyses Using Phylogenies

Introduction to Macroevolutionary Analyses Using Phylogenies (June 28th to July 2nd)

This course will introduce participants to the use, modification and representation of phylogenetic trees. Also, we will focus on the use of phylogenetic information to reconstruct ancestral characters and biogeographic histories, using different phylogenetic comparative methods.
Requirements: Graduate or postgraduate degree in Biology. Mesquite, R and FigTree Softwares

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INTRODUCTION TO ORGANIC 3D MODELLING

Python Machine Learning in Biology (July 2nd-16th)

This course is designed as an introduction to organic 3D modelling with the software ZBrush (Pixologic) and is addressed at science researchers, communicators and professionals who want to learn to virtually sculpt 3D models of organic structures and who aim at incorporating computer-generated 3D graphics to their skills and workflow.
Requirements: This course is of intermediate level, elemental knowledge in some form of graphic art (illustration, design, sculpture, computer graphics, etc) is recommended.

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Naturalistic and Scientific Illustration 1: Traditional

Naturalistic and Scientific Illustration 1: Traditional (July 19th-23rd)

This course offers a broad introduction to scientific illustration applied to Biological Sciences, and to a lesser degree, Palaeontology.
Requirements: This course is of intermediate level, some basic experience with illustration is recommended

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Naturalistic and Scientific Illustration 2: Digital

Naturalistic and Scientific Illustration 2: Digital (July 26th-30th)

This course intends to give a hands-on overview of the most current technological advances in the field, such as basic computer graphics applied to science illustration.
Requirements: This course is of intermediate level, some basic experience with illustration and basic knowledge in computer graphics software (e.g. Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator) and in personal computers is strongly recommended.

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