Darwin Scholarship Programme Latin America
The Field Studies Council (FSC) is offering an exciting opportunity for young scientists to gain vital skills in monitoring and communicating Biodiversity. The Darwin Scholarship Programme Latin America will take place at the Reserva Ecológica de Guapiaçu (REGUA), Brazil in September.
The training is aimed at up and coming scientists, aged under 35 years old, studying Ecology, Biology or a related subject. Through Training workshops, lectures, networking opportunities and field visits the programme will use the expertise of the FSC and other biodiversity organisations to train a group of 25 scientists. The programme will cover, Techniques for biodiversity monitoring and identification, how to create and manage national databases and recording networks, approaches to communicating biodiversity to a range of audiences, how to lead and manage school and community based biodiversity monitoring projects and how to develop biodiversity education materials for different groups based on FSC expertise.