Course in scientific writing

Mon - Fri, Oct 19 to Oct 23, 8:15am - 6:00pm

Kreutzwaldi 5-D239, Tartu, Eesti Maaülikool

Estonian University of Life Sciences is organizing a Scientific Writing and Communication course for PhD students from Doctoral School of Earth Sciences and Ecology (Oct19th to 23th 2020). The lecturer of the course will be prof. Gabor Lövei from the Aarhus University (Denmark).

Prof. Gabor Lövei is a terrestrial ecologist, with research interests on invasion biology, environmental biosafety, agroecology, conservation biology, biodiversity, and ornithology. Over the past 35 years he has studied vertebrate and invertebrate ecology in several parts of Europe, East Africa, New Zealand, and China.

His current research projects include risk analyses and assessment, invasion ecology, quantifying ecosystem services, studying the effects of agricultural operations, landscape management and urbanisation on biodiversity, the environmental effects of transgenic plants, and developing appropriate methods for post-release monitoring of transgenic plants.

He has published 120+ peer-reviewed scientific articles, numerous book chapters, essays, reports and conference proceedings papers (hirsch index: h=33 (Google Scholar, Dec 2018)). Dr. Lövei has been organizing committee member for several entomological and conservation biology conferences/symposiums since 2010. He currently is editor of journals: Conservation Biology, Journal of Biosafety, Acta Zoologica Hungarica, Journal of Integrative Agriculture. Also he has been advisor to several national and international organisations, is a board member of the Europe Section of the Society for Conservation Biology.

Participation: free of charge

Dates: Oct 19th to 23th 2020

Place: Estonian University of Life Sciences, Kreutzwaldi 5

Lunches & coffee breaks: provided by the organizers and are free of charge

Study materials: provided by the organizers and are free of charge

Amount of credits: 4 ECTS

Assessment: Non-differentiated

ÕIS code: PK.1716


Eligible are active students from Doctoral School of Earth Sciences and Ecology

Certificate of completion of the course is provided and it can be used in the home university for VÕTA program.


Please register via e-mail: before Sept 20th. For registration please send your full name, name of your university and curriculum.​ The number of participants is limited!

If you have further questions, please contact the same e-mail address.

The course is financed from the Doctoral School of Earth Sciences and Ecology, supported by the European Union, European Regional Development Fund (Estonian University of Life Sciences ASTRA project „Value-chain based bio-economy“).