ITCE Short Course Application
The application window for both ITCE short courses is now closed. This page will be updated with links to the application forms when the next application period opens.
Applications for Course 1 (Iso-Camp) and course 2 (SPATIAL Short Course) are handled independently. Please make sure you apply for the course you want to attend!
Applications for the two courses are structured slightly differently but for the most part request the same information. Applicants should prepare the following information before beginning the application process
- CV (as a pdf file)
- Letter of recommendation from your primary advisor (graduate or postdoc; Iso-Camp applicants will receive instructions regarding where to send signed letter as a PDF file. SPATIAL applicants' letter-writer will receive an email with link to upload letter as a pdf file)
- Short statement describing your interest in the course (<1,000 characters including spaces)
Graduate student applicants who wish to apply for financial support from the ITCE program should also prepare:
- A second letter of recommendation from someone familiar with your academic qualifications (Iso-Camp applicants will receive instructions regarding where to send signed letter as a PDF file. SPATIAL applicants' letter-writer will receive an email with link to upload letter as a pdf file)
- Short statement describing your level of need and other sources of support available to you (<1,000 characters)
2018 course application window is now closed - admission decisions by end February
New Publication – SPATIAL and IsoCamp alum Cat Jarman develops ITCE research-in-residence project and reports paleogenomic analysis of skeletal samples in determining the origins of inhabitants of Rapa Nui. Read the paper published in Current Biology (here)
Open PhD position - The research group of Prof. Kahmen at the University of Basel just published an open ERC-funded PhD position in stable isotope physiology. Read it (here).
New Publication - Marine isoscape paper from ITCE research-in-residence team including SPATIAL alum Sarah Magozzi, SPATIAL instructors Clive Trueman and Michael Wunder, and former ITCE post-doc Hannah Vander Zanden! Read it (here)!
New Publication - Marine Biology paper by SPATIAL alum Julia Adams (2015). Link to full-text article (here)!
New Publications - Two new papers by SPATIAL alum Sean Brennan involving salmon migration (here) and using dendritic network models to improve Strontium isoscapes (here)!
New Blog Post - Former SPATIAL student Katie Wedemeyer-Strombel discusses her experience as a SPATIAL student last summer! (Check it out here!)
IsoMAP is a dynamic, online workspace for spatial analysis, modeling and prediction of stable isotope ratio variation in the natural environment. The initial realease of the IsoMAP gateway is now live and supports precipitation isotope ratio modeling. Visit IsoMAP to learn more or to start making isoscapes today!