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.


  • 2016 program dates: Monday, May 23 – Friday, July 23, 2016
  • Application deadline: Friday, February 26, 2016
  • Notification of selection: in March 2016
  • Stipend of $4,500 plus food stipend of $500
  • Housing provided; travel assistance provided


Director: Julie Dangremond Stanton, PhD, Department of Cellular Biology

Co-Director: Barbara A. Crawford, 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.