REU Opportunity Summer 2021: ÃfÂ¢Ã’ÂEURÃ’ÂoeResearch Experience for Undergraduates in Chihuahuan Desert BiodiversityÃfÂ¢Ã’ÂEURÃ’Â
ÃfÂ¢Ã’ÂEURÃ’Â” DEADLINE MARCH 19, 2021
The University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) Department of Biological Sciences invites applicants for the NSF sponsored Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) in Chihuahuan Desert Biodiversity. This is a 10 week summer program. The goal of this program is to provide undergraduate students with experience in hypothesis-driven collaborative research utilizing field based and/or laboratory methods and fully engage students in projects associated with the ecology and evolution influencing Chihuahuan Desert biodiversity.
The program provides:
ÃfÂ¢Ã’ÂEURÃ’Â¢ High quality research experience in ecology and evolutionary biology in the field and/or lab
ÃfÂ¢Ã’ÂEURÃ’Â¢ Research opportunities at the Indio Mountains Research Station (IMRS), a 40,000 acre facility controlled by UTEP and/or other Chihuahuan Desert field sites
ÃfÂ¢Ã’ÂEURÃ’Â¢ One-on-one and group mentoring from active research faculty in multidisciplinary fields
ÃfÂ¢Ã’ÂEURÃ’Â¢ Training in bioethics and other relevant professional skills
The program includes:
ÃfÂ¢Ã’ÂEURÃ’Â¢ $6000 stipend for 10 weeks
ÃfÂ¢Ã’ÂEURÃ’Â¢ Housing in shared apartments and field station
ÃfÂ¢Ã’ÂEURÃ’Â¢ Travel reimbursement of up to $600
For more information on the program, research projects or to apply please visit: https://na01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.utep.edu%2Fcouri%2Fprograms%2Fcdb-reu%2F&data=04%7C01%7Cleah.rossettie%40uconn.edu%7Ca903a3115967426d6adb08d8c82cbe68%7C17f1a87e2a254eaab9df9d439034b080%7C0%7C0%7C637479441789584348%7CUnknown%7CTWFpbGZsb3d8eyJWIjoiMC4wLjAwMDAiLCJQIjoiV2luMzIiLCJBTiI6Ik1haWwiLCJXVCI6Mn0%3D%7C1000&sdata=N77hKflbtkEMtA74UkWUN197l8AWm9fCKr8B1mKfHlI%3D&reserved=0
*The format of this program is contingent on whether there are restrictions on travel and housing due to Covid-19. Students local to the El Paso region are especially encouraged to apply.