Paleonet: Research Experiences for Undergraduates opportunity

Martin Hughes martin.hughes at uclmail.net
Mon Mar 31 17:10:15 GMT 2008


Hi

Are only USA citizens allowed to apply?
Also can graduated students apply?

Martin


On Sat, March 29, 2008 14:20, Kelley, Patricia wrote:
> Paleontological colleagues,
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> I have just received official notification of funding by the National
> Science Foundation of our Research Experiences for Undergraduates in
> Biodiversity Conservation program.  The program will be held this summer
> at the University of North Carolina Wilmington and includes faculty
> mentors from UNCW, UNC Chapel Hill, and the Paleontological Research
> Institution.
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> Program Summary:
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> A multidisciplinary group of students and faculty will compare fossil,
> archeological and modern marine samples to study how the marine ecosystem
> has changed through time.  We will determine the degree and nature of
> human impact, assess the health of the modern system, and identify
> possible approaches to protecting biodiversity.
>
> Activities include the following:
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> *	Collecting and studying fossils to reconstruct changes in the marine
> ecosystem over the past 3 million years *	Applying archeological
> techniques to American Indian shell midden materials to examine the
> marine system before intensive human influences *	Participating in
> research cruises and examining the health of the modern marine fauna *
> Exploring environmental management implications of this work
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> Dates: June 4 - July 31, 2008
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> Eligibility:
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> Eligible participants include rising juniors and seniors in
> Archeology/American Indian Studies, Biology, Environmental Studies,
> Geology/Paleontology and Marine Sciences. Members of underrepresented
> groups are especially encouraged to apply!
>
> Financial Support:
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> *	$ 450.00 a week stipend for 8 weeks
> *	All expenses paid
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> *	Round-trip transportation to Wilmington
> *	Free housing in university apartments
> *	$32 a day for food (cook or eat out)
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> *	Money to continue your research at your home institution
> *	Travel to present your research results
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> Application Deadline: We will begin review of applications on April 7,
> 2008.
> I apologize for the late posting.  The program was recommended for funding
> by the program officer at the beginning of February, but NSF did not
> complete processing the paperwork until last night.
>
> Fur further information and the online application, please see our
> website at http://www.uncw.edu/earsci/reu/overview.htm
>
> or contact Patricia Kelley at kelleyp at uncw.edu.  Thanks!
>
> Dr. Patricia H. Kelley
> Professor of Geology
> Department of Geography and Geology
> University of North Carolina Wilmington
> 601 South College Road
> Wilmington, North Carolina 28403-5944
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> Telephone: 910-962-7406 or 910-962-2348
> Department office: 910-962-3490
> Fax: 910-962-7077
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> Email: kelleyp at uncw.edu
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Martin Hughes
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