NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates at Miami University

Title 
NSF Research Experience for Undergraduates at Miami University
Institution 
Miami University
Institution Type 
graduate research university
City 
Oxford
State 
OH
Field 
analytical chemistry, biochemistry, chemical education research, (bio)organic chemistry, organic chemistry, (bio)physical chemistry
Start Date 
June 3, 2013
End Date 
August 9, 2013
Stipend 
$5000
Hrs / Week 
40
Deadline 
priority given to applications received before February 15, 2013
Description 
The Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Miami University is hosting a NSF funded summer research experience for undergraduates (REU) program. The REU program is 10 weeks long and allows at least ten students to actively participate in research opportunities. This program is enriched by professional development workshops, and various social activities. Participants will participate in a full time collaborative research project that promotes an increased level of independence and exposure to scientific research in the areas of inorganic, organic, analytical and biochemistry. The program is geared towards students interested in pursuing graduate degree programs in chemistry or biochemistry.
Qualifications 
Completed at least two semesters of Organic chemistry lecture and lab
Contact 
Chris Makaroff
URL 
http://chemistry.muohio.edu/index.php/component/content/article/39-research-experience-for-undergraduates/123-research-experience-for-undergraduates
Email 
makaroca@muohio.edu
Number of Participants 
10
Housing Provided 
yes
Subsistence Provided 
no

Each participant will receive: (i) $5,000 research stipend, (ii) Free housing at Miami University, (iii) Travel reimbursement, (iv) Funds to attend a major research conference.