Blandy Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program

Title 
Blandy Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program
Institution 
University of Virginia
Institution Type 
Graduate Research University
City 
Boyce
State 
VA
Field 
Environmental Sciences, Ecology, Plant Biology, Plant-Insect interactions
Start Date 
May 27, 2014
End Date 
August 8, 2014
Stipend 
$5500
Hrs / Week 
40
Deadline 
March 1, 2014
Description 
Since 1992 Blandy has provided opportunities for undergraduates to carry out ecological and environmental research. Students learn to formulate testable hypotheses about important questions and develop skills in experimental design, data collection, analysis, and critical reading of primary scientific literature. Students also learn to communicate scientific their findings.
Qualifications 
Must currently be enrolled as an undergraduate.
Contact 
Kyle Haynes
URL 
https://sites.google.com/site/blandyreu/
Email 
haynes@virginia.edu
Number of Participants 
10
Housing Provided 
yes
Subsistence Provided 
yes

An additional meal budget, free housing, and a budget for supplies and research-related travel are provided.