Host: Department of Linguistic and Cultural Evolution
WHERE + WHEN
May 13th–18th 2016 Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History Jena, Germany
The QMSS is for postgraduate and early-career researchers studying linguistic and cultural evolution and the sciences of human history.
Software pipelines + databases, basic and advanced statistics, phylogenetic tree inference, comparative methods, simulation techniques, data visualisation, and asking good research questions.
Five days of residential training in a range of methods from expert tutors. You’ll cover theoretical and conceptual material, do hands-on practical exercises using R, and get expert feedback on your own research.
HOW TO APPLY Places are competitive by application and limited to 14 students. All your on-site accommodation and economy travel will be covered.