Study Programmes 2016-2017
WARNING : 2015-2016 version of the course specifications
Precambrian paleobiogeology
Duration :
10h Th, 10h Pr
Number of credits :
Doctoral training in sciences (BBMC)3
Lecturer :
Emmanuelle Javaux
Language(s) of instruction :
French language
Units courses prerequisite and corequisite :
Prerequisite or corequisite units are presented within each program
Learning unit contents :
this class includes readings and discussions on papers related to early life evolution, observation of microfossils, and redaction of a paper
Learning outcomes of the learning unit :
-critical reading and understanding of papers related to precambria life, in english
-write a synthetic paper
Prerequisite knowledge and skills :
a keen interest in the precambrian record
Master or PhD in sciences
Planned learning activities and teaching methods :
Mode of delivery (face-to-face ; distance-learning) :
round table, laboratory (microscopy)
Recommended or required readings :
book: fundamentals of Geobiology Cambridge univ press 2012 (Knoll et al editors)
pdf of papers
Assessment methods and criteria :
term paper
Work placement(s) :
Organizational remarks :
the schedule of this optional course will be adapted according to student number
Contacts :
Prof Emmanuelle Javaux