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: 

Communication workshop: how to write and publish a scientific paper

Introduction to database management and form creation with open source tools

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.