QCBS Workshops

The QCBS team includes Research Professionals who organize and lead training workshops for students and researchers within the QCBS, on advanced topics covering a range of relevant topics, such as taxonomy, statistics, spatial analysis, and field and laboratory equipment.

Contact the QCBS Research Professionals for more information.

Upcoming workshops: 

Scientific communication workshop

Introduction to database management and form creation with open source tools

The peer review process – current and future trends (In French)

Introduction to geographic information systems with QGIS and GRASS (in French)

Workshop on advanced spatial analysis with open source tools

Previous workshops:

Human ethics for biodiversity science

Open source qualitative data analysis (RQDA) workshop

Qualitative tools for biodiversity science

Introduction to geostatistics with R

Introduction to R workshop

Social research methods and mixed data analysis


Workshops in development:

Refund Policy

Non-QCBS members:
1. Cancellations by participant received up to 48 hours prior to the workshop will receive 80% refund of their registration fee.
2. If a participant cannot attend the workshop (unforeseen circumstances) and contacts the QCBS within 2 days of the completion of the workshop a 50% refund of the total workshop fee will be issued.
3. No refunds will be made 3 days after the completion of the workshop in question.

QCBS members:
1. If you fail to attend a workshop and did not cancel your registration you will be invoiced the amount equal to the registration fee of a non-QCBS member.

Refunds are provided by applying a refund to the credit card used in registering.  All cancellations notices and refund requests must be received by e-mail (Philippe Auzel, the QCBS coordinator  or Helen Elina, the QCBS administrative assistant).

If a workshop is cancelled, the QCBS will inform the participants who will then receive a full refund of their registration fees.