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Urban Water Sustainability Network Undergraduate Research Program


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Academic Level:
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Undergraduates - Junior
Undergraduates - Senior

Description:
Students will be given the opportunity to perform cutting edge, transdisciplinary research of immediate relevance to people in urban areas. Students with different research interests in urban water sustainability - social sciences, natural sciences, engineering - will be placed with a team of mentors at institutions in urban areas across the nation.

Participants in this 9-week program will:

Complete an independent, guided research project, working closely with mentor scientists, other students and the broader UWIN team

Attend a 3 day kick-off and a 3 day wrap-up meetings at Colorado State University

Participate in skill building workshops and seminars

Attend a Virtual Forum on Opportunities in Urban Water Research and Management

Give a poster presentation in a final Urban Water Sustainability Research Symposium

The program fosters reflection and builds self confidence and skills. To complement their mentored research, students interact in person and/or virtually, give and receive feedback and support, and participate in a rich assortment of enrichment activities, workshops and seminars in research and urban water sustainability.


Application Deadline: 2/10/2017
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Program Dates: 5/31/2017 - 8/2/2017

Participating Institution(s):
This program has 13 participating institutions.
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Program Materials:
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This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Civil & Environmental Engineering
Digital Media
Economics
Geography
Hydrology
Natural Resources
Policy
Sociology
Sustainability
Urban Planning & Design

Keywords:
Sustainable Water Use
Urban Environmental Sustainability
Water Management

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