Friday, May 18, 2012

Undergraduate Research Experience- Bermuda

The Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences is seeking undergraduate students for research at BIOS during the fall semester.

The Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences has received National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) funding to support 4-8 fellowships for undergraduate student research at BIOS during the 2012 fall semester,  August 29 - November 25, 2012.

Students will design and conduct independent projects under faculty supervision within several research areas including:
- Biology, chemistry and physics of the open ocean
- Biology, physiology and biochemistry of reef building corals and reef ecosystems
- Aspects of the molecular biology of marine organisms
- Environmental chemistry of Bermuda's atmosphere and inshore waters
- Effects and consequences of global environmental change 

*Eligibility and Terms of Fellowship* 
Students who have completed at least one year of undergraduate study and will still be undergraduates in the fall of 2012 are eligible to apply. Minorities and women are especially encouraged. Applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents. We encourage all successful applicants to arrange for independent study credit through their home institutions. Each successful REU applicant will receive a stipend paid at competitive rates. Students will reside on the BIOS campus. Travel expenses will be covered by the REU program. 
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