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Assessing Economics and Policies Using the Real Options Methodology
Mon 19 August 2019 - Fri 23 August 2019
Irreversible effects do play an important role in private as well as public decision making. The basis for the Precautionary Principle, an important principle in environmental policy, is uncertainty about irreversible costs of particular actions (e.g. the release of GMOs). This course will address the issue of irreversibility from an economic point of view. Different approaches dealing with irreversibilities have emerged in the economic literature.
WIAS course - One Health EJP Summerschool 2019
Mon 19 August 2019 - Fri 30 August 2019
Risk Analysis and Risk Management in Agriculture: Updates on Modelling and Applications
Mon 26 August 2019 - Fri 30 August 2019
The farm sector is affected by a large and changing set of risk sources including more volatile producer prices, unusual weather patterns, upstream and downstream market power along the value chain, increasing dependence on financial institutions, and political risks. This induces the need for (new) risk management tools. Also the Common Agricultural Policy 2020 is considering risk management as an important component of agricultural policy.
Critical Gender Studies in the Life Sciences domains
Tue 10 September 2019 - Thu 17 October 2019
This course directly enables participants to develop, operationalise and integrate a critical gender framework into their own research. The manner in which participants work gender into their own research may then be independently replicated in integrating other relevant concerns.
Electron Microscopy Course – the Basics: from A to W
Monday 23- Friday 27 September 2019
This course is organised by the Graduate School EPS. The course gives you insight into the possibilities of electron microscopy as a research tool and will be able to decide whether you should use scanning electron microscopy (SEM), transmission electron microscopy (TEM) or combined light and electron microscopy (CLEM) for your analysis.
Big Data Analysis in the Life Sciences
Monday 21 October - Wednesday 23 October 2019
This course is organised by the Graduate school VLAG of Wageningen University. In this course, we aim to introduce participants to techniques for comprehensive data analysis of large, heterogeneous datasets and extract relevant information for elucidating biological design principles. The course is modular and focuses on data generation, mining, analysis, data integration, and visualisation.