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Short Courses

The short courses listed below will be offered on the Santa Monica campus of the Federal University of Uberlandia, except those marked with an asterisk (*).

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Minicursos de 16h

MINICURSO 1:
  • ​Replication of anatomical structures using recycled polystyrene (XPS): precision, lightness and low cost in the production of teaching and display materials
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Lecturer: M.Sc. Helder da Rocha (paleoartist, sculptor, art educator)
Date: October 19th, 20th and 21st

MINICURSO 2:
  • Hands-on lessons on fossil replicas to Learning & Teaching


LecturerDr. Luiz Eduardo Anelli (Geoscience Institute/USP)
Date: October 19th, 20th and 21st



MINICURSO 3:
Fossil Collecting, Preparation and Replication Techniques*
*will be taught in Peirópolis, Uberaba.

Lecturers: Dr. Fabiano Iori (Museum of Paleontology "Pedro Candolo", Uchoa-SP), M.Sc. Helder de Paula Silva (National Museum/UFRJ) and Grad. Jessica Pontes (National Museum/UFRJ).

Date: October 19th and 20th
 


MINICURSO 4:
  • Paleoart from A to Z-Brush

Lecturer: Grad. Rodolfo Nogueira (Prehistoric Factory)
Date: October 20th and 21st

MINICURSO 5:
  • Philosophical Foundations of Systematic Biology


Lecturer: M.Sc. Lucy Gomes de Souza (PhD student in Paleozoology, National Museum/UFRJ)

Date: October 20th and 21st



MINICURSO 6:
  • Paleoclimatology: Understanding Earth's Climate Through the Fossil Record

Lecturer: M.Sc. Marcelo Mota (University of Birmingham, United Kingdom)]

Date: October 20th and 21st


Minicursos de 8h

MINICURSO 7:
  • Detecting Evolutionary Patterns with Comparative Phylogenetic Methods and Paleontological Data

Lecturer: Dr. Pedro Lorena Godoy (Stony Brook University)
Date: October 20th

MINICURSO 8:
  • Introduction to the Study of Microfossils - Evolution, Diversity and Applications

Lecturer: Dr. Cleber Fernandes Alves (Institute of Geosciences/UFRJ)

Date: October 20th


MINICURSO 9:
  • Paleopedology Applied to Paleontology: Taphonomic Trends of Roots 

Lecturer: M.Sc. Diego Luciano do Nascimento (PhD student in Geosciences, UNICAMP)

Date: October 20th


MINICURSO 10:
  • Introduction to Paleobiogeography: Theory and Practice
 
Lecturers: M.Sc. Giovanne Mendes Cidade (PhD student in Comparative Biology, FFCLRP/USP) and M.Sc. Caio César Rangel (UFU, campus Monte Carmelo)

Date: October 20th


MINICURSO 11:
  • Ichnology Applied to Sequence Stratigraphy
Canceled due to low demand.

 

Lecturer: Dr. Daniel Sedorko (Instituto de Geografia, UFU)

Date: October 21st



MINICURSO 12:
  • Bauru Basin: Tectonics and Sedimentation

Lecturer: Dr. Alessandro Batezelli (Institute of Geosciences, UNICAMP)

Date: October 21st


MINICURSO 13:
  • Computational Methods in Paleontology

Lecturer: Dr. Mauro José Cavalcanti (Ecoinformatics Studio - RJ)

Date: October 21st


MINICURSO 14:
  • Management of Crocodiles in Wild and Captivity*

* will be taught at the Faculty of Veterinary, campus Umuarama/UFU.

Lecturers: Dr. André Luiz Quagliatto Santos, Dr. Teresinha Inês de Assumpção, M.Sc. Evandro Alves Canelo, Undergrad. Jessica Santos Queiroz (Faculty of Veterinary Medicine/UFU)

Date: October 21st



MINICURSO 15:
  • Introduction to the Origin and Evolution of anamniotes Tetrapods


Lecturers: M.Sc. Lucas Almeida Barcelos (Federal University of ABC) and Grad. Rodolfo Santos (Master student in Zoology, Museum of Zoology/USP)

Date: October 21st




Minicursos de 6h

MINICURSO 16:
  • Curation of paleontological collections
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Lecturers: Dr. Maria Inês Feijó Ramos (Emílio Goeldi Museum) and Dr. Luciana Barbosa de Carvalho (National Museum/UFRJ)

Date: October 21st

MINICURSO 17:
  • Isotopic Paleoecology

Lecturer: Dr. Mario Dantas (UFBA, campus Vitória da Conquista)

Date: October 21st

MINICURSO 18:
  • Paleontology Interventions in Basic Education: complementing didactic material, developing socio-emotional skills and investing in the formation and commitment to the natural sciences


Lecturer: Dr. Carla Abranches (USP)
Date: October 21