SMITHSONIAN RESEARCH TRAINING PROGRAM 26 May 2008 – 1 Aug 2008 ~ Bioblogia.net

10 de enero de 2008

SMITHSONIAN RESEARCH TRAINING PROGRAM 26 May 2008 – 1 Aug 2008

Application Deadline: 1 Feb 2008. The Research Training Program is a
museum-based, in-residence program exclusively for currently enrolled,
English proficient, college-level undergraduate students interested in a
career in the biological, geological or anthropological sciences.
Through a competitive review process approximately 20 outstanding
students from around the world are selected each year to participate.
Students partner with a Smithsonian scientist to investigate a natural
history research topic as well as participate in a series of lectures,
workshops, demonstrations, behind-the-scenes tours, and field trips that
focused on exploring natural history science and developing the skills
necessary to become effective researchers. Students, in collaboration
with their Smithsonian research advisor, develop and test a scientific
hypothesis and communicate the results through written manuscripts plus
oral and poster presentations. Research is conducted in-residence at the
Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History in Washington, DC
utilizing the vast research facilities and collection of the Museum
including 126 million natural history specimens. Participants are
provided stipend ($3,000), plus housing and travel. Detailed information
and application materials are available electronically at:
http://www.nmnh.si.edu/rtp/ For more information contact: MARY SANGREY,
Director, Research Training Program, Head, Office of Academic Services
(PH: 202-633-4548, FX: 202-786-0153, EM: sangreym AT si.edu, URL:
http://www.nmnh.si.edu/rtp/ and http://www.nmnh.si.edu/rtp/other_opps/

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