102 posts in Research Opportunity

‘By-the-wind sailor’ jellies wash ashore in massive numbers after warmer winters

Thanks to 20 years of observations from thousands of citizen scientists, University of Washington researchers have discovered distinct patterns in the mass strandings of by-the-wind sailor jellies. Specifically, large strandings happened simultaneously from the northwest tip of Washington south to the Mendocino coast in California, and in years when winters were warmer than usual.

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Research opportunities in ocean data science

Our bioacoustics data science group (led by Wu-Jung Lee, Applied Physics Lab and Valentina Staneva, eScience Institute) is looking for enthusiastic undergrad and grad students to join in the spring and summer quarters.

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C ENV 401 – FieldNotes Journal Editorial Board NOW RECRUITING

FieldNotes is recruiting editorial board members for our Spring 2021 issue! We are an undergraduate-run journal intended to increase public awareness of environmental undergraduate research at UW and provide a platform for students to actively engage in science communication.

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Research Experiences for Undergraduates: Evolution and Diversification of Marine Fishes (Seattle, WA)

Digital 3D scan of fish skeleton

Drs. Elizabeth Miller and Luke Tornabene of the University of Washington would like to solicit applications for a PAID 10-week summer undergraduate research internship sponsored by the National Science Foundation (NSF). The program will run from June-August 2021 (exact dates TBD). Applications will be accepted until Friday March 12th, 2021.

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Paid Summer Undergraduate Internship Opportunity with OSU’s Hatfield Marine Science Center and College of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences

Students will have the opportunity to work with faculty mentors on research projects that advance the knowledge and understanding of marine, coastal and estuarine environments. Get involved in research from estuaries to the deep sea. The 10-week program matches qualified students with faculty mentors representing a wide range of marine science research interests

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2021 Undergraduate Research Symposium – Application open!

The application for the virtual  24th Annual UW Undergraduate Research Symposium is now open!  The Sym­po­sium will be held on May 21, 2021. 

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The Borman Research Assistantship in Estuarine and Natural Resource Science Padilla Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve (2021-2022) 

This funding opportunity is open to graduate students or advanced undergraduates who are interested in conducting research  on the science and/or management of coastal and estuarine ecosystems. Proposals for research that investigates any aspect  of estuarine science or coastal zone management and policy will be considered. If awarded, the assistantship will be in the  form of a contract with the student totaling $6,000, provisioned over a 12-18 month period. A final report (or thesis) and  public seminar are required at the conclusion of the funded project. 

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Gulf of Maine Research Institute: Integrated Studies in a Rapidly Warming Fishery Ecosystem (REU)

The Gulf of Maine Research Institute is in its third year of our NSF-funded REU Site – Integrated Studies in a Rapidly Warming Fishery Ecosystem. The GMRI REU Site will pair students with researchers based at GMRI and engaged in a broad range of fishery ecosystem and climate adaptation studies.

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Woods Hole Partnership Program 2021 Summer Undergrad Internship Research Program (REU)

The Woods Hole Partnership Program is accepting applications for the 2021 summer undergrad internship research program. Application materials and program information are available on the PEP website. The program dates are May 29 through August 7. Application deadline is February 13.

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PathwaystoScience.org: Paid STEM Summer Research Programs (NSF, NASA, NIH, USDA…)

Programs and professional development resources for current and prospective undergraduate students — research experiences for undergraduates (REU), scholarships, and travel and research opportunities.

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