Research Experiences for Undergraduates
Ecology, Evolution & Behavior
A unique opportunity providing experience in field research in a dramatic mountain setting in the Front Range of the Colorado Rockies, running from June 8 to August 14, 2015.
We are accepting applications for the Summer 2015 program, although the proposal for funding from the National Science Foundation is still pending (but we are optimistic!)
The University of Colorado Research Experiences for Undergraduates program provides students with the opportunity to participate in research projects at the University of Colorado Mountain Research Station. More information about the University of Colorado REU program, the faculty involved, the host site, and the application process can be found in these pages. Student participants will be housed at the Mountain Research Station. Participants will live in cabins at the station through the summer, offering an opportunity for participation in a unique, focused, research program.
MEALS AND HOUSING AT THE MOUNTAIN RESEARCH STATION ARE PROVIDED, AND PARTICIPANTS WILL WILL BE PAID A STIPEND OF $5250 FOR THE 10 WEEK PROGRAM.
To train promising undergraduate students in modern research methods in the related disciplines of ecology, evolution and behavior using mentored independent research
To encourage undergraduate students, especially members of groups traditionally underrepresented in the sciences and those with little or no exposure to research opportunities, to enter graduate school in the biological sciences.
(Please note that this program is not intended for pre-medical students)
To this end, the participating faculty are committed to significantly involving undergraduate students in their research, to interacting with undergraduates at both a professional and personal level, and to introducing undergraduates to research in ways that will encourage them to pursue a career in biological research focusing on ecology and evolutionary biology.
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