Suburban Ecology and Invasive Species

Title 
Suburban Ecology and Invasive Species
Institution 
University of Kentucky
Institution Type 
Graduate Research University
City 
Lexington
State 
KY
Field 
Ecology, Evolutionary Biology, Zoology, Forestry, Botany, Physiology
Start Date 
May 27, 2014
End Date 
Aug. 1, 2014
Stipend 
$5000
Hrs / Week 
40
Deadline 
Feb. 15, 2014
Description 
Ten students are recruited each summer from across the United States and conduct research on invasive species over a range of environments along an urban to rural gradient. Students are exposed to the full spectrum of research, from the underlying theory, formulation of hypotheses, design of experiments, analyses of data, and write up for publication.
Qualifications 
Must be an undergraduate at the time of the internship and a U.S. citizen. Selection is competitive based on grades, letters, and a personal statement.
Contact 
David F. Westneat
URL 
http://darwin.uky.edu/~erf/reu/
Email 
david.westneat@uky.edu
Number of Participants 
10
Housing Provided 
yes
Subsistence Provided 
yes