Biodiversity Science Intensive Course

Intended for graduate students and post-docs, these courses are also open to professionals. The courses offered by the Biodiversity Science School provide a high-level overview of concepts, methods and questions for students and professionals involved in the field of biodiversity science. 

2017 edition  

The 2017 edition (BIO860M) will be held at Gault Nature reserve, Mont St.Hilaire,  under the supervision of Steve Kembel (UQAM) and Jonathan Davies (McGill) from November 13-24, 2017.

2016 edition  

The 2016 edition (BIO860X) will be held at Gault Nature reserve, Mont St.Hilaire,  under the supervision of Pedro Peres-Neto (UQAM) and Steve Kembel (UQAM) from November 14-25, 2016.

2015 edition 

The 2015 edition (BIOL 645) will be held at Gault Nature reserve, Mont St.Hilaire,  under the supervision of Jonathan Davies (McGill)and of Pedro Peres-Neto (UQAM) from October 26th to November 6th, 2015.

The 2015 edition (BIO6012has been cancelled.

2013 edition

The 2013 edition (BIOL 645) will be held at Gault Nature reserve, Mont St.Hilaire, from Nov 25 – Dec 6, 2013 under the supervision of Jonathan Davies (McGill), Pedro Peres Neto (UQAM) and Jean Philippe Lessard (McGill-QCBS Postdoctoral fellow).

2012 edition

The 2012 edition (BIOL 645) was organized by Jonathan Davies (McGill) and Mark Vellend (Sherbrooke) and was held at Gault Nature reserve, Mont St.Hilaire, from October 29th to November 9th, 2012. 

2011 edition

In 2011 edition (BIO6012) was hosted by the Université de Montréal at the Laurentiens Biology Station under the supervision of Anne Bruneau and Jacques Brodeur. View the syllabus and the photos from 2011.

2010 edition

The 2010 edition (BIOL 645) was hosted by McGill University and took place at the Gault Nature Reserve, Mont St. Hilaire under the supervision of Claire de Mazancourt. View the photos from 2010.