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Please note that this course has started and enrolment is no longer possible.

The coverage by this team of subject specialists, renowned globally for their work in this field, will include adaptations to extreme-cold terrestrial and marine environments by mammals, birds and invertebrates; the genes and genomics of polar organisms; evolution; Antarctic dinosaurs, and the fossils found in these unique habitats. This is a team taught course led by Professor Lloyd Peck. Some individual sessions will be taught by: Professor Peter Convey, Dr Ian Staniland and Dr Alistair Crame. Includes a visit to the British Antarctic Survey (3.2 km, c.40 mins walk, c.20 mins bus/walk).


Course dates

09 Jul 2018 to 13 Jul 2018

Course duration

1 week

Apply by

25 Jun 2018


International Summer Programmes
Sidgwick Site
United Kingdom
01223 760850

Teaching sessions

Meetings: 5

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