WINTER SEMESTER RESEARCH METHODS COURSE at the Okavango Research Institute Maun Campus

GEC 431: INTRODUCTION TO RESEARCH ON WETLANDS START: 23 May 2016 END: 15 July 2016 COURSE DESCRIPTION This is an INTENSIVE SIX CREDITS General Education Course (GEC 431) aimed at strengthening applied research skills of 3rd year undergraduate students and it involves classroom instruction followed by the development and presentation of mini projects proposal, undertaking field/lab-work, data processing, report writing and presentation to ORI staff. All mini projects are undertaken in the context of on-going research programs/projects at the Okavango Research Institute (ORI), UB-Maun campus. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS Admission into the course is very competitive and space is LIMITED. Natural science students are encouraged to apply.

• A cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above at 300 level
• A copy of 3rd year 1st semester transcript/or a copy of a certified academic record
• A copy of letter of financial support from sponsor. Students will not be registered without proof of admission and sponsorship
• A level 3 research methods course will be an added advantage

ACCOMMODATION: ORI has a self catering tented camp facility with bedding. Winter nights can be very cold, an extra blanket and warm p-jays will help.

TRANSPORT: Students are expected to liaise and arrange with their sponsors on transport costs to and from Maun.

Enquiries: Contact Training Coordinator Dr. G.S. Masunga at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; or Winter Course Coordinator Dr. Lucas Rutina at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.; Tel: 681-7225; 71826898; 6817235

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