Fall Semester REU in Bermuda
Friday, May 01, 2015 07:43 PM

Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program at BIOS

Number of positions: 8
Bermuda Institute of Ocean Sciences (BIOS)
Fall Semester: August 30-November 21
Application deadline: May 31st


BIOS has NSF REU funding to support 8 undergraduate student researchers at BIOS during the 2015 fall semester. Students will conduct independent projects under faculty and staff 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 ·
Molecular biology of marine organisms ·
Environmental chemistry of Bermuda's atmosphere and inshore waters ·
Effects and consequences of global environmental change

Throughout the semester, REU students will give presentations that outline their research topic, methods, and results, including a final presentation to BIOS faculty, staff, and visiting students. REU students will also have the opportunity to participate in a variety of field excursions to learn about Bermuda's natural history, as well as workshops and seminars given by BIOS faculty. Visit http://www.bios.edu/education/reu/ or email education@bios.edu for an application and more information.