Episode 4: South Africa course

Last changed: 10 June 2020

We discuss the Ph.D. course on Global Perspectives on Adaptive Wildlife Management that took place in Kruger National Park in South Africa earlier this year.

In this episode of Wild Research Bites we interview a Ph.D. student Sabrina Dressel to discuss the ECOS (Ecology and Society research school) Ph.D. course on Global Perspectives on Adaptive Wildlife Management that took place in Kruger National Park in South Africa earlier this year. We discuss the overall feelings about the course from both an instructor’s and a student’s perspectives and go into more detail about the course activities and class dynamics. We talk about the learning environment, student tasks, and the free time after all the official activities were done for the day. Sabrina tells us about exciting encounters with wild animals and points out some challenges that the instructors and students faced during the course. Finally, we reflect on the most exciting moments and insightful take-home messages from the course.

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