The application of Bayesian methods to research problems in ecology is advancing rapidly. Although training in these methods for graduate students is becoming far more available than it was even five years ago, it is still limited to a small number of institutions. There is a large, unfulfilled need for educating ecologists in the use Bayesian principles and methods. These methods
This is a 6-day workshop designed to accelerate learning of Bayesian methods by practicing ecological researchers. The workshop will consist of a series of compact lectures interspersed with extensive laboratory exercises chosen to engage participants in the principles and concepts introduced in lecture. The goals of the workshop are to:
At the end of workshop participants will be able to:
The course will take place at Instituto de Biociências, Universidade de São Paulo.