The Undergraduate Biology Education Research (UBER) REU Site is a nine-week, NSF-funded program to involve undergraduates in designing and conducting research on undergraduate biology teaching and learning with mentorship from faculty from the University of Georgia Division of Biological Sciences and College of Education. The goals of the program are to develop undergraduates’ knowledge and skills in biology education research, encourage undergraduates to pursue doctoral study of biology teaching and learning, expand the diversity of the talent pool in biology education research, and contribute to the development of theory and knowledge about biology education in ways that can inform undergraduate biology instruction.
AT A GLANCE
2017 program dates: Monday, May 22 – Friday, July 21, 2017
Application deadline: Monday, February 20, 2017
Notification of selection: Mid-March, 2017
Stipend of $4,500 plus food stipend of $500 = $5000 total
Housing provided; travel assistance provided
Director: Julie Dangremond Stanton, PhD, Department of Cellular Biology
Co-Director: Julie Luft, PhD, Department of Mathematics and Science Education
This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant Number 1262715.
Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.