CURCA News
Friday
02/05/16

NSF-REU Archaeology Field Opportunity

Posted by CURCA on February 5, 2016 in Research Opportunities Outside of UB

The Bronze Age Körös Off-Tell Archaeological (BAKOTA) Field School is a summer undergraduate research program sponsored by Quinnipiac University and the National Science Foundation’s Research Experiences for Undergraduates Site program. Students accepted into the program will work with an international, multidisciplinary research team on the bioarchaeological analysis of a Middle Bronze Age cemetery in eastern Hungary. Student travel, housing, food, field trip fees, etc. will be covered by the NSF in addition to a $500/week stipend (total $3,000). Eight Fellows will be selected from the pool of applicants. Students must be a US citizen or permanent resident, and currently enrolled in an undergraduate program to be eligible.

 

For more information about the project and field school check out our website (http://bakota.net) and our Facebook page (https://www.facebook.com/bakotaproject).

 

Website and Online Application: http://bakota.net Application Deadline: March 18, 2016 Field School Dates: July 4 – August 14, 2016 Field School Location: Quinnipiac University & Hungary Contact Information: Dr. Julia Giblin (julia.giblin@quinnipiac.edu)

 

Monday
12/02/13

Case Western Reserve University Journal Submissions

Posted by CURCA on December 2, 2013 in News & Announcements, Research Opportunities Outside of UB

Discussions, The Undergraduate Research Journal of Case Western Reserve University, is now accepting submissions for the Spring 2014 issue.  The submission deadline is January 17, 2014. 

Visit their website for more information.

Tuesday
11/05/13

Summer Internship – STEM

Posted by CURCA on November 5, 2013 in Research Opportunities Outside of UB

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is sponsoring a summer internship for students studying in a STEM field.  Check out their website for more information.

Thursday
01/31/13

Microbiology Research Experience for Undergraduates

Posted by CURCA on January 31, 2013 in News & Announcements, Research Opportunities Outside of UB

Apply to the UNLV  Environmental Microbiology REU.

Students will collaborate with faculty mentors in developing and carrying out hypothesis-based projects on microorganisms from diverse habitats such as hot springs, the deep terrestrial subsurface, hyper-saline lakes, arid soils, and ephemeral water sources. Students may also choose to explore the mechanisms of magnetotaxis, sporulation, soil-forming processes, microbial adaption to stressful and non-host environments, or the dynamics between primary producers and consumers.

– 10 week program: May 26 to August 2, 2013

– $5,000 stipend plus housing and travel support

Application deadline: Friday Feb 15, 2013. Download a podcast with tips on submitting a competitive application.