Saturday, April 10, 2010

REU opportunity in Bermuda

The Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences has received National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) funding to support 8 fellowships for undergraduate student research at BIOS during the 2010 fall semester (DATES: arrive on September 1, 2010 - depart on November 24, 2010). 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
See their website for further details

Initial selection begins May 30 which is the unofficial deadline for applications.
Students who have completed at least two years of undergraduate study and will still be undergraduates in the fall of 2010 are eligible to apply.

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