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BIO-3521 Seminar in freshwater ecology - 5 stp

The course is administrated by

Faculty of Biosciences, Fisheries and Economics

Type of course

Master course for biology students - discipline Freswater ecology. Students participate at seminars over several terms.

Course contents

In the seminars, topics of current interest from the research activity within the Freshwater group are presented (work reports, new results, literature reviews, guest lectures, term papers etc.), and the students present results from their own master theses. In addition, specific literature seminars are arranged, where different relevant ecological subjects are discussed based on selected articles that the students read on beforehand.

Objective of the course

Students that have completed Bio-3521 Seminars in freshwater ecology:

Language of instruction


Teaching methods

80 hours of seminars.


The students are obliged to give four approved oral presentations; two based on their master theses (i.e. progress reports), and two based on selected scientific papers. Attendance at the seminars is compulsory. Grade: pass/fail

Students must remember to sign up for teaching all semesters and ONLY sign up for the exam the last (3. or 4.) semester.

Recommended reading/syllabus

Available on request
Lectures Spring 2019
First attandance: See schedule
Fredagsseminar prof. Audun Håvard Rikardsen
prof. Per-Arne Amundsen
f.aman. Roar Kristoffersen