Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Sensory Ecology

Title 
Research Experiences for Undergraduates in Sensory Ecology
Institution 
University of Cincinnati
Institution Type 
comprehensive research university
City 
Cincinnati
State 
Ohio
Field 
Sensory Biology, Behavior, Neuroethology, Ecology
Start Date 
June 1, 2015
End Date 
August 7, 2015
Stipend 
$5000
Hrs / Week 
40
Deadline 
February 12, 2015
Description 
The program will emphasize interdisciplinary research integrating sensory biology, behavior, ecology and evolution. Students will conduct research over a broad spectrum of topics in sensory ecology. The program will develop student professional skills in preparation for graduate school or careers, and includes presentation of research results in a mini-symposium.
Qualifications 
Applicants will be selected based on multiple criteria, including faculty recommendations and student statements, along with academic performance. Applications for the REU program will be screened by a committee to select individuals whose interests are well-matched with faculty in the program.
Contact 
Dr. Ken Petren and Dr. George Uetz
URL 
http://www.artsci.uc.edu/departments/biology/undergrad/REU.html
Email 
Ken.Petren@uc.edu and George.Uetz@uc.edu
Number of Participants 
10
Housing Provided 
yes
Subsistence Provided 
yes