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Shannon Point Marine Center Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program


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Academic Level:
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Undergraduates - First Year
Undergraduates - Sophomore
Undergraduates - Junior
Undergraduates - Senior

Note: this opportunity encourages applications from community college students.

Description:
Gain hands-on experience doing marine science research on the beautiful waters of the Salish Sea.

The Shannon Point Marine Center is accepting applications for the National Science Foundation Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program. Program participants work one-on-one with faculty mentors studying themes related to productivity and nutrient cycling in local watershed systems; ocean acidification; marine microbial ecology; marine chemical ecology; physiology of symbiosis; ecology and physiology of seaweeds; larval development, physiology, ecology; and environmental toxicology.

Participant support includes a $5400 stipend, a $675 food allowance, a travel allowance up to $650, and housing at the marine center for the nine-week session. Pending results of a grant proposal, we will accept 8 students into the program.


Application Deadline: 2/14/2021
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Program Dates: 6/17/2021 - 8/15/2021

Participating Institution(s):
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Western Washington University (Lead)

Program Materials:
 • Program Website 

This Program can be Described by:
Academic Disciplines:
Aquatic & Fisheries Sciences
Biology
Environmental Sciences
Marine Sciences & Oceanography
Molecular Biology
STEM Fields
Zoology

Keywords:
Aquatic Chemistry
Benthic Invertebrates
Biodiversity
Biological Oceanography
Coastal Ocean Sciences
Environmental Genomics
Fisheries Management
Marine Chemistry
Marine Ecology
Marine Invertebrates

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This program is funded by:
National Science Foundation (NSF)


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