Human Growth – Data Analyses and Statistics

Participants 2019
Photo: Christiane Scheffler

The Summer School "Human Growth – Data Analyses and Statistics" canceled!

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic the Summer School "Human Growth – Data Analyses and Statistics" is canceled and postponed to 2021.

Timeframe

Monday, July 20th, 2020 at Potsdam University until final breakfast on Saturday, July 25th, 2020 in Gülpe

Location

Potsdam University and Ecological Station of Potsdam University in Gülpe (65 km west of Berlin in the “emptiness”)

Language

English

Target group

Master-, PhD-Students or PostDocs in Physical Anthropology, Human Biology, Biostatistics.

Participant fee: 

450 Euro

The fee includes accommodation and food during the stay at the Ecological Station of Potsdam University (Monday to Saturday) and the transfer from Potsdam to Gülpe. If you need help for accommodation before and after the retreat, we will be happy to support you. Please let us know in time.

Application deadline

April 15th, 2020

Application

please send your application to Dr. Christiane Scheffler: christiane.scheffler@uni-potsdam.de

Conditions for Participants

You need cheerfulness, your own data set, your own notebook, a linen and a sleeping bag. If you are interested in watching birds, please bring a binocular.

The Summer School includes

  1. an initial statistical seminar at the University of Potsdam (Monday morning), transfer to Gülpe in the afternoon
  2. a “retreat working week” at Gülpe (Monday evening to Friday evening),
    in the middle of nowhere  (52.7335°N, 12.2115°E), with both intensive work and cheerful social activity
  3. Soiree on Friday evening -  final presentation
  4. after breakfast on Saturday transfer back to Potsdam
  5. instructions for a relaxed weekend in Potsdam or Berlin

We expect that

  1. every participant brings her/his own data (modern as well as historical) from her/his home university to be analyzed during the Summer School in cooperation with the other participants and teachers
  2. every participant presents the analysis of her/his data at the final seminar on Friday afternoon
  3. every participant prepares a manuscript to be published open access in a peer-reviewed international journal within the next 6 months
  4. every participant  should read the book “Auxology – Studying Human Growth and development” before

The number of participants is limited to 15.

The application includes short curriculum vitae, your publication list, your motivation, and a short description of your data set that is being analyzed during the retreat working week.

Timeframe

Monday, July 20th, 2020 at Potsdam University until final breakfast on Saturday, July 25th, 2020 in Gülpe

Location

Potsdam University and Ecological Station of Potsdam University in Gülpe (65 km west of Berlin in the “emptiness”)

Language

English

Target group

Master-, PhD-Students or PostDocs in Physical Anthropology, Human Biology, Biostatistics.

Participant fee: 

450 Euro

The fee includes accommodation and food during the stay at the Ecological Station of Potsdam University (Monday to Saturday) and the transfer from Potsdam to Gülpe. If you need help for accommodation before and after the retreat, we will be happy to support you. Please let us know in time.

Application deadline

April 15th, 2020

Application

please send your application to Dr. Christiane Scheffler: christiane.scheffler@uni-potsdam.de

Conditions for Participants

You need cheerfulness, your own data set, your own notebook, a linen and a sleeping bag. If you are interested in watching birds, please bring a binocular.

 If you are interested, please send your application as soon as possible, but not later than April 15th, 2020 to

Dr. Christiane Scheffler, University of Potsdam, Human Biology
christiane.scheffler@uni-potsdam.de