Miami University's Summer 2013
REU Program in Ecology and Environmental Science focuses on "The
Ecology of Human-Dominated Landscapes." The program is funded
by a grant received from The National
Science Foundation and by Miami
Twelve undergraduate students will
be selected to conduct individual research projects with faculty
mentors. The program's research will involve faculty from the Departments
of Botany, Geology,
& Statistics, Microbiology,
Zoology and the School
of Interdisciplinary Studies.
To be eligible, students must be enrolled in any U.S. undergraduate
college or university and must be a United States citizen or permanent resident.
Students must have taken introductory courses in biology or the
environmental sciences. A course in ecology is recommended but not
required. Women and minority students are encouraged to apply. Miami
University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Each student will conduct research over a 10-week period between
May 30 and August 9, 2013.
Stipend & Travel Expenses
All students will receive a $5000 stipend. Expenses will be
reimbursed for travel to and from Oxford.
Students will receive 6 semester credit hours;
tuition costs are covered by the REU program. Moreover, students
will not be responsible for any associated fees (i.e., Miami University
Students will stay in Miami University's dormitories
at no cost. Two students will reside in each dormitory room. Each
room is air-conditioned, has a small refridgerator, and contains both phone and internet connection.
In addition, students residing in the dormitory will have access
to a shared kitchenette and pots & pans (provided by ECO-REU),
with which students can prepare meals. The Office
of Student Housing and Meal Plan Services has an Envoy meal plan you can purchase.
Please apply now!!! We will begin reviewing
applications February 1, 2013. However, you may continue to send them
in after that date.
Dr. Ann Rypstra, Program Director
Department of Zoology
Oxford, Ohio 45056
Phone: (513) 529-3176 or (513) 785-3238