July 3rd-7th, 2023
Onsite Course – 13th Edition
July 3rd-7th, 2023, Sabadell, Barcelona (Spain)
This course is entitled to teach the main concepts of shape analysis based on landmark coordinates and its multivariate procedures, and how they can be put into practice across any biological discipline in which the phenotype (form) and its variation are the principal sources of information.
Software that will be used during the course: MorphoJ, TPS, ImageJ.
Click here for Course Programme
Size and shape
Landmarks & data collection
Visualising shape changes
Principal component analysis
Symmetry and asymmetry
Morphometrics in a messy world
Regression and allometry
Partial least squares: covariation between
Phylogeny & comparative methods
Click here for Course Requirements
Basic knowledge of multivariate statistics is required to follow the course.
Participants must have a personal computer (Windows, Mac, Linux).
Dr. Chris Klingenberg
University of Manchester
July 3rd-7th, 2023
9:30 to 13:30 Lessons
13:30 to 15:00 Lunch (included in the fee)
15:00 to 19:00 Lessons
The class schedule is approximate; it is possible that the content of one day may run into the next and a working day may be longer than advertised.
Total course hours: 40
This course is equivalent to 2 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) at the Life Science Zurich Graduate School.
The recognition of ECTS by other institutions depends on each university or school.
Museum of the Institut Català de Paleontologia M.C. (Sabadell, Barcelona, Spain).
More about the Venue (including accommodation options) HERE.
Places are limited to 18 participants and will be occupied by strict registration order.
Participants who have completed the course will receive a certificate at the end.
We offer discounts on the Course Fee.
Discounts are not cumulative. Participants receive the highest appropriate discount.
We also offer the possibility of paying in two instalments. Please contact us to request this.
5% Discount - Former participants
Former participants of Transmitting Science courses receive a 5% discount on the Course Fee.
20% Discount - Ambassador Institutions
20% discount on the Course Fee is offered to members of certain organisations (Ambassador Institutions). If you wish to apply for this discount, please indicate it in the Registration form (proof will be asked later). If you would like your institution to become a Transmitting Science Ambassador Institution, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org
40% Discount - Scientists based in Spain without funding
Unemployed scientists, as well as PhD students without any grant or scholarship to develop their PhD, can benefit from a 40% discount on the Course Fee. This applies only to participants based in Spain. If you wish to ask for this discount, please contact us. The discount may apply for a maximum of 2 places, which will be covered by strict registration order.