[MARMAM] Whalefish Professional Development Course: Marine Research Techniques & Conservation

Els Vermeulen els at whalefish.org
Thu Jun 8 03:29:28 PDT 2017

Dear Colleagues and students,

A few places remaine on our upcoming Whalefish Professional Development
Course: Marine Research Techniques & Conservation: aimed at marine science
students, graduates and environmental professionals looking to enhance
their career skills.

This course follows the success of Whalefish's 2015 workshop and is
accredited by the *Institute of Marine, Engineering, Science & Technology
(IMarEST).  <http://www.imarest.com/>*

The three-day training course includes lectures, interactive discussion and
practical sessions aimed at introducing scientific techniques in marine
megafauna research and conservation and covers themes such as marine mammal
health, photo identification, passive acoustic monitoring and elasmobranch
tracking. There is also advice on careers in marine science and science

The course is delivered by Whalefish Directors Niru Dorrian, Dr Els
Vermeulen, Lorenzo Scala and Whalefish Education officer Amy Niven and
Elasmobranch ecologist Dr James Thorburn.

Full price: £300
Student: £250

Price includes bed & breakfast, lunches and evening meals for 2 nights.
Course material and a certificate of attendance.

Accommodation at FSC Millport is provided for two nights inclusive of all
meals and is based on two persons sharing a twin room, with shared shower
facilities. Single bedrooms are available upon request for a supplementary
fee. Should you wish to be placed with a colleague or friend please inform
us at the time of booking and we will strive to arrange this.


Kind regards,


Els Vermeulen, PhD

Co-founding Director - Whalefish


+27 (0)60 9714301

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