Learning Content


 This site provides learning resources which can be used by teachers or can be downloaded by students for self-directed learning. Please access the FTP-site with the files and select the desired resource via the links on the right. The following courses are currently available:

Generic Skills Training Materials

Developed by Aqua-tnet Workgroup 4 on generic skills development.   

  • Data management (approach to data collection, management and statistical analysis)      
  • Crafting the message (communicating your results)  
  • Project management (with emphasis on applying for and managing funded research projects)

Vocational Aqualabs Course

Developed by under the Leonardo Da Vinci Vocational Aqualabs project – www.aqualabs.eu ·      

  • Experimental design


Please note:

This material has been produced as an output of the AQUA-TNET project  which has received funding support from the European Commission Lifelong Learning Programme. The content reflects the views only of the author(s) and the Commission cannot be held responsible for any use which may be made of the information contained herein. The work is released under a Creative Commons Non Commercial Share Alike 4.0 International  Licence, although any elements (such as graphics) that may be covered by individual copyright licenses retain that original licence. You are free to adapt this work and use it for non-commercial purposes provided you retain this notice and the terms that it provides. 

Training Materials by AQUA-TNET is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.


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We would like to thank the following contributors: AQUA-TNET & Leonardo Da Vinci Vocational Aqualabs course on Experimental Design.


If you have any questions regarding these resources, find a mistake or have ideas for improvement, please contact John Bostock (University of Stirling) or Bernd Ueberschär (BioServe)

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Vocational Aqualabs