Host: Department of Linguistic and Cultural Evolution
We are delighted by the huge amount of interest in the Quantitative Methods Spring School. We are currently finalising the short list and expect to contact the successful applicants soon.
WHERE + WHEN
May 8th–14th 2017 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 15 students. All your on-site accommodation and economy travel will be covered.