viernes, 1 de febrero de 2008

Summer Research in DublinCollections-Based Biology in Dublin

Dublin Collections-Based Biology in Dublin (CoBiD)
Undergraduate Research Experience & Knowledge Award
Dead line: March 30th 2008.

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 �V 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

More informartion:

Dead line: Applications must be received by 30 March 2008