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Subject: First announcement July introductory distance sampling workshop; widening participation scholarships

Interactive introductory distance sampling training, first announcement

Official registration for the July 2023 workshop will begin the week of 22 May 2023, but applications are now being accepted for the widening participation scholarship (details below). Distance sampling is a method of population assessment widely used in the study of marine mammal populations.

Widening participation scholarship

One place will have the registration fee waived, for participants from under-represented groups.  Details of eligibility and application process at http://workshops.distancesampling.org/widening-participation. Deadline for scholarship applications for the July 2023 introductory workshop is 19 May 2023.

Important details

Workshop dates and time:  10-21 July 2023; 1400-1630 British Standard Time.
Registration deadline: 21 June 2023��
Enrolment limit: 14
Cost: 225 British pounds ��
What is included: Lectures, exercises, code, data all available online��

Additional details
At the webpage above, you will find a link to the St Andrews online shop where payment is made. Registration will open the week of 22 May 2023.  After you register, I will contact you with additional details regarding workshop electronic materials, etc.
Feel free to contact me with questions. Please share this announcement with interested colleagues.

Eric Rexstad <er26@st-andrews.ac.uk>
Friday, May 12, 2023