UAA's Research Experiences for Undergraduates offers a 10-week summer opportunity in ecology and physiological ecology; apply by Feb. 10
by Kathleen McCoy |
UAA's Department of Biological Sciences offers a 10-week summer research program for undergraduates. This program actively engages students in independent research in the areas of high latitude ecology and physiological ecology. Students have the opportunity to work on projects ranging from the molecular level to the ecosystem level, with potential research questions addressing terrestrial, marine and/or freshwater species and habitats. Many projects include both laboratory and field components. Students from underrepresented minority groups are strongly encouraged to apply.
The program includes:
- Hands-on, independent research experience
- Seminars, workshops, field trips
- Group social activities
- End-of-program research symposium
- Participants must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate degree
Participants must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
- $4,800 stipend
Room and board (housing in UAA's residence halls)
Application deadline is Friday, Feb. 10. Selections will be based upon a combination of research interests, academic qualifications, and faculty recommendations.
For more information or to apply, go to http://www.uaa.alaska.edu/reu.