Program Information

Research Areas

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OURS Activities

2017 Program Dates: May 26, 2017 to August 4, 2017

More about SPUR activities in FAQs.

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Prerequisites

All applicants should:

PLEASE NOTE: Special consideration is given to qualified students who are also members of a group under-represented in the sciences (e.g., low income and first generation, Native American, African American, Latino, or Pacific Islander) and students with limited access to reseach opportunities.

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Application Process

The application materials, including basic information, areas of research interest, statements, transcripts, and letters of recommendation are submitted by the applicant. Applying.

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Expectations of Interns

We expect that students participate in all parts of the program. Although interns will spend most of their time in the labs, they will also attend seminar series, discuss their ongoing research with fellow interns at the Research Discussion Group Series, and attend Professional Development Workshops. Although the work is intensive, we also expect students to have fun during the summer.

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Participating Labs

Applicants must be participating already on an identified research project in a UO lab. UO students not yet involved in undergraduate research are encouraged to view participating faculty websites at UO Laboratories, contact PIs of interest, and try to arrange an interview.

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