'Practical tools in Quantitative Fisheries Stock Assessment'

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University of Florida in partnership with the African Billfish Foundation and Pwani University are organizing a Regional Training Course on 'Practical Tools in Quantitative Fisheries Assessment'. The training sessions will be held at Pwani University, Kilifi Kenya, from 16th - 26th July 2018.
 
Applications are invited from qualified applicants in the region. The training targets natural resource scientists, fisheries researchers, fisheries managers, and post graduate students with interest in quantitative fisheries stock assessment using statistical and mathematical models. Preference will be given to applicants who have some basic experience working with fisheries datasets, field data collection, and fisheries ecology background. The applications are open from 1st March through 30th April 2018.
 
The registration fee is USD 300. Refreshments and lunch will be provided during 10-days training period. Training certificates will be issued upon successful completion of the course.

Application deadline is: 30th April 2018. Download the training flier and detailed call here.
 
A limited number of partial training fellowships are available for qualified PhD and MSc candidates from Kenyan universities. Participants will be selected on a competitive and need basis. The fellowship will cover registration costs, food, and basic accommodation for the course duration.
Selected participants for partial training fellowship will be required to pay registration fees of Ksh. 5000.
All payments are due 3rd July 2018.

Selected applicants should receive notification from the training secretariat no later than 30th May  2018.

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* 1. Surname/First name

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* 2. What is your gender?

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* 3. What is your Nationality?

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* 4. Organization/Institution

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* 5. Email address

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* 6. What phone number(s) can you be reached at?

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* 7. Educational Background (Please list your degrees with the most recently awarded.

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* 8. If PhD or Masters, briefly describe your program of study/research?

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* 9. Do you have any skills in fisheries data sets manipulation? 

 

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* 10. If yes, what is your level of proficiency using the following in fisheries data analysis?

  No skills Some experience Moderate Advanced
Excel
R
Other(s)

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* 11. Please provide examples of other(s)

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* 12. Have you taken a course in quantitative fisheries stock assessment or participated in a fisheries stock assessment exercise?

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* 13. If yes, what is your level of proficiency in quantitative fisheries stock assessment using mathematical or statistical models? Select one and mention some of the areas/topics.

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Fisheries Data Collection and Design
Estimating Life History Parameters
Fisheries Equilibrium Assessment
Management Reference Points

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* 14. What type of fisheries data have you worked with or collect in your field of expertise?

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* 15. Do you have your own fisheries dataset that you would like to work on during the workshop?

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* 16. If yes, briefly describe the dataset.

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* 17. What research questions are you addressing from this dataset?

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* 18. How will attending this training course help your professional goals?

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* 19. How did you learn about this training course? 

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* 20. Two referees are required for your application to be considered complete. One referee should attest to your academic record, and the second referee should discuss your interest in Quantitative Fisheries Stock Assessment.


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* 21. Second referee

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* 22. Upload your 2-Paged CV here.

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* 23. Registration Payment Instructions.
For Kenyan applicants, you can pay via MPESA on this number: +254-701-662-733.

For qualified Kenyan PhD and MSc students, upload an attachment explaining why you should qualify for the partial training grant. (max 100 words). Selected participants for partial training scholarship will be required to pay registration fees of Ksh. 5000

For regional applicants, please email nisigi@ufl.edu and copy in b.fulanda@pu.ac.ke for payment details.
All payments should be made by the 3rd July 2018 (two weeks before the start of the training to allow time for planning).

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* 24. For Kenyan PhD and MSc students, upload you justification for partial training fellowship request. (max 100 words)

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* 25. Upload confirmation for your payment once selected.

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* 26. Upload your National Identification Document.

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