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Wednesday, January 23, 2008

Work With an Invert! - Undergrad Summer Research in Dublin

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

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:

Applications must be received by 30 March 2008
*Via the Mollusca listserve

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