[Coral-List] Red Sea Summer Program (KAUST)
michael.berumen at kaust.edu.sa
Mon Mar 5 18:32:18 EST 2018
The King Abdullah University of Science and Technology (KAUST: http://www.kaust.edu.sa/) is pleased to announce that it will again host the Red Sea Summer Program in 2018, building on the popularity of this annual program since 2015.
The three-week program will expose students to several aspects of Red Sea reef science, including genomics, ecology, biological oceanography, and microbiology. The course includes fieldwork, labwork, lectures, and data workshops.
Successful applicants will receive full funding for travel, private bedroom and bath in shared residential suite, academic credit, and a stipend for a three-week period of study at KAUST from 21 July to 10 August, 2018. There are no fees associated with the course.
Current undergraduates and Master’s students, as well as recent graduates from these levels, are eligible to apply. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in core biological sciences, preferably also with at least one specialized course, such as ecology, zoology, genetics, or marine biology.
KAUST will award 3 credits upon successful completion of the course.
For application information, please visit: http:RedSea,courses/. Please note the application deadline of March 23, 2018.
For more information about the Red Sea Research Center, please visit: http://rsrc.kaust.edu.sa/.
We would appreciate it if you share this information with any interested parties, such as study abroad offices or departmental student lists. If anyone would like a pdf flyer to print/distribute, I’d be happy to provide one.
Michael Berumen, Ph.D.
Red Sea Research Center
King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
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