Shannon Point Marine Center Research Experiences for Undergraduates

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 Deadline: 

February 15, 2017
   

Start Date: 

June 20, 2017
   

Duration: 

9 Weeks: June 20 to August 18, 2017
   

Location: 

Anacortes, Washington
   

Area of Interest: 

Arts
Biomedical Sciences
Engineering, Computer Science, and Applied Sciences
Humanities
Physical Sciences
Social and Behavioral Sciences
Other:
   

Category: 

Education
   

Description: 

Each summer, eight students will be selected from a national pool to spend nine weeks at the Shannon Point Marine Center working with faculty supervisors in designing and conducting the research projects. At the end of the session, students will produce a written and an oral report based on the results of their research. In the past, student research projects have included work on productivity and nutrient cycling in local watershed systems; marine microbial ecology; marine chemical ecology; physiology of symbiosis; ecology and physiology of seaweeds; larval development, physiology, ecology; morphology of marine invertebrates; and environmental toxicology.
   

Benefits: 

$4,500 stipend, $630 food allowance, housing, and travel allowance

   

Major(s): 

Ecology & Evolutionary Biology
Environmental Engineering
Aerospace Engineering
Biological Sciences

   

GPA: 

   
Year In School at 
start of program: 
Freshman
Sophomore
Junior
Senior
   
Employment 
 Eligibility: 
Has Citizenship
Has Permanent Residence
Has Work Permit
Other: 
   

Required 
Documents: 

Resume
Personal Statement
Letters of Recommendation
Other: Transcripts
 

Contact: 

Dr. Brian Bingham
Shannon Point Marine Center
1900 Shannon Point Road
Anacortes, WA 98221
Fax: (360) 293-1083
Email: SPMC@wwu.edu

 

Program Website: 

http://www.wwu.edu/spmc/reu.shtml
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