[Taxacom] UREKA Summer Undergraduate Research in Dublin 2008

ureka at ucd.ie ureka at ucd.ie
Mon Jan 28 11:51:49 CST 2008


Dear all,

We would be very grateful if you could circulate this notice to your 
colleagues who may be in contact with potential students (3rd years), 
as well as to any relevent listservs. Note the closing date for 
applications is March 30th 2008.

Summer Research in Dublin

Collections-Based Biology in Dublin (CoBiD)
Undergraduate Research Experience & Knowledge Award

This summer programme offers research projects and activities for 
students in organismal biology using biological collections


Research Projects
extreme environments | fire ecology | DNA barcoding | freshwater 
ecology | biocontrol | environmental epigenomics | terrestrial ecology 
| invasive species | plant evolution and extinction | life history | 
genomic imprinting 


Requirements
completion of the third (junior) year of an undergraduate biosciences 
degree  |  ability to work independently  |  strong interest in the 
project of choice  |  career goals in organismal biology 


Full funding for the 10-week programme will be provided for 10 
successful candidates, including assistance with air transportation to 
and from Dublin, accommodation in Dublin, and a small weekly 
allowance, as well as project expenses. Prior experience with museum 
collections is not required – one of the goals of the programme is to 
expose students to new research skills. The programme is open to all 
international as well as Irish and EU students.


Term dates: June 16th to August 22nd 2008

For application instructions and more information:

http://www.ucd.ie/ureka/


Applications must be received by 30 March 2008


Kind regards,

The UREKA Team

Collections-based Biology in Dublin 
Undergraduate Research Experience & Knowledge Award
www.ucd.ie/ureka




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