NCSE Annual Workshop 2009

22nd to 26th June 2009

The NCSE workshop this year will be held at will be held in the purpose-built facilities at the Centre for Research into Ecological and Environmental Modelling (CREEM), University of St Andrews from 22nd to 26th June.


The programme will have for research talks from Monday morning through to lunchtime on Wednesday, a trip on Wednesday afternoon, two half day training workshops on Thursday: Parameter Redundancy (Diana Cole and Byron Morgan) and Integrated Population Modelling (at least two of Takis Besbeas, Rachel McCrea and Byron Morgan) and a day training workshop on Friday: Modelling Population Dynamics in WinBUGS (Andrew Thomas).


The programme can be found HERE and the abstracts are available HERE.

Workshop Dinner

The Workshop Dinner will be held on Tuesday evening at the Links Club House on the West Sands in St Andrews, 7.30 for 8.00 pm.

Workshop Trip

On Wednesday afternoon we will have a trip to Crail and Anstruther. You can walk the Fife Coastal Path from Crail to Anstruther and onto St Monans, or go straight to Anstruther to visit the Scottish Fisheries Museum and spend the afternoon in the largest of the East Neuk villages. The Scottish Fisheries Museum, situated on the harbour front in Anstruther, in the heart of the Fife fishing community, tells the story of fishing in Scotland and its people from earliest times to the present.


Accommodation will be in New Hall which is situated on the North Haugh, St Andrews. It is approximately three quarters of a mile west of the town centre.

The Reception is open from 7.00am until 10.00pm. A night porter is on duty at other times. On arrival keys can be collected from Reception. Check-in is from 14:00 to 22:00, arrivals after 22:00 should notify Reception by telephoning +44 (0) 1334 467000. A car park is situated opposite New Hall. There is a bar available which is open until 23:00 each evening. Breakfast is from 07.30 to 08.59 and dinner is from 18.00 to 19.00.

All bedrooms have an en-suite shower, toilet and wash-hand basin. Each has a double (4′ 6″ wide) bed. The bedrooms are serviced daily and provided with towels and complimentary toiletries. Each has a television and complimentary coffee and tea making facilities. New Hall no. 4 (grid ref C3/D3) (map available here.)

Location and Travel Information

For location and travel information please follow here