Blandy Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program

Title 
Blandy Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) Program
Institution 
University of Virginia
Institution Type 
comprehensive
City 
Boyce
State 
Virginia
Field 
plant-insect interactions, pollination biology, ecosystem ecology, conservation, invasive species, aquatic ecology, and applied insect ecology
Start Date 
May 26, 2015
End Date 
August 7, 2015
Stipend 
$5775
Hrs / Week 
40
Deadline 
March 1, 2015
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