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Thursday, September 10, 2020 by Chris Wellekens

3-3-23 (2021-01-04) Bioacoustics Winter School, University of Lyon/Saint-Etienne, France

Bioacoustics Winter School- January 4-15, 2021, University of Lyon/Saint-Etienne, France

The Bioacoustics Winter School (BWS) is an intensive course on animal and human acoustic communication (2 weeks; > 80 hours class + group projects). BWS is organized every January at the University of Lyon/Saint-Etienne by the Sensory Neuro-Ethology Team (ENES team, ENES/CRNL CNRS INSERM).
The teaching staff of BWS is made up of researchers from the ENES team as well as researchers from other institutions, from France and abroad.
BWS is open to PhD and master students, researchers, engineers, veterinarians, wildlife managers, members of wildlife conservation organizations, etc.
Learning objectives
Training in bioacoustic scientific investigations and tools.
At the end of the course and the group project, the following skills will have been acquired:
- knowledge in how to use the basic material necessary for any study in bioacoustics (digital recorder, microphones, speakers);
- basic knowledge in sound and signal processing (use of softwares such as PRAAT and Seewave);
- skills in how to set up a bioacoustic study (scientific question, experimental design, realization of experiments, results' analysis);
- general knowledge on the bioacoustics world and its interests, bot in basic and applied research.
The two week training is concluded by an oral & written exam. BWS students receive a degree in bioacoustics, certified by the University of Lyon / Saint-Etienne.
Registrations for the 2021 session (January 4-15) are now open.

To get the provisional program and to apply, please go to:


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