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Monday
04/15/19

Research Opportunity in the UB Child Health and Behavior Lab (HABLAB)

Posted by Tim on April 15, 2019 in Academics, Honors Experiences, Networking, Research Information and Opportunities, Summer Research

The Child Health and Behavior Lab (HABLAB) at the University of Buffalo is looking for undergraduate students to assist with research studies during Fall 2019 & Spring 2020. These research experiences would be under the leadership of Dr. Stephanie Anzman-Frasca, who conducts laboratory- and community-based studies in the area of children’s eating behavior and obesity prevention. More information about Dr. Anzman-Frasca’s work is available here: https://medicine.buffalo.edu/faculty/profile.html?ubit=safrasca

Responsibilities of student research assistants include: assisting with material preparation, entering data, and helping staff in the implementation of the study design. It is anticipated that students will have the opportunity to work directly with study participants, including parents and children, in laboratory and/or community studies. All incoming research assistants must be able to commit to at least 10 hours of research per week, with preference given to students who can commit to at least two semesters. Students may be asked to commit to evenings or weekends to work with participants.

Interested students can apply by submitting an application and a resume to ubhablab@gmail.com, using “Student research assistant application 2019” as the subject of the email. Applications may be downloaded at http://ubhablab.weebly.com/students. We are reviewing applications on a rolling basis, with our next round of interviews planned for late Spring 2019.

Monday
04/01/19

Summer 2019 Research Assistants in UB’s Behavioral Medicine Research Lab

Posted by Tim on April 1, 2019 in Academics, Honors Experiences, Research Information and Opportunities

The Division of Behavioral Medicine is looking for 6-8 highly motivated undergraduates to work as research assistants in the Summer 2019 semester.

We have several exciting projects that are looking for students to help with laboratory experiments and clinical field studies. Projects include examining how low-active people can increase their physical activity, working with adults to improve impulsivity, and working with overweight adults in a clinical weight-control program.

For more information about our lab please visit our website: http://buffalobehavioralmedicine.org/

We are looking for individuals with the following qualifications:  Organized and detail oriented, highly motivated, independent, strong GPA, good communication skills, ability to interact with families and the ability to solve problems independently. Students will be asked to do a variety of tasks including prepping materials, recruiting adults and families for studies, entering data (excel) and there is a possibility of working with families to collect data.

To apply: please send your resume and the answers to the questions below to dbmstudentapply@gmail.com. Please make sure that Summer 2019 is in the subject line of the email. We are hoping to quickly fill our positions and will interview students on a first come, first served basis.

Please fill out the Following information:

Full Name:

Name you would like to be called:

Email:

Phone Number:

Overall GPA:

Major GPA:

  1. What year are you in school?
  2. Do you have any prior research experience?  If so, with whom?
  3. What do you want to do when you graduate?
  4. How do you feel this research experience will benefit you?
  5. How would you describe your communication skills?
  6. What are your strengths and weaknesses?
  7. Are you interested in continuing to work in the Fall 2019 semester?
  8. What is your availability for this summer? (please list all commitments)
  9. If you have any previous experience with biometric measurements, please describe here:
Monday
02/25/19

Asian Studies Spring Faculty Symposium

Posted by Tim on February 25, 2019 in Research Information and Opportunities

A free lunch is available to those who register online (http://bit.ly/waterasia2019). 

Monday
02/25/19

Honors College Research and Creativity Fund

Posted by Tim on February 25, 2019 in Research Information and Opportunities

Monday
02/18/19

Research Opportunity at Cambridge and Oxford Summer 2019

Posted by Tim on February 18, 2019 in Honors Experiences, Networking, Research Information and Opportunities, Study Abroad, Summer Research, Uncategorized

An Opportunity to work with world-renowned scientists at the Universities of Cambridge and Oxford, UK for an intensive 10-week summer experience in their laboratories. In addition, students take park in exciting experiential learning opportunities including facilitated visits to iconic academic and cultural institutions and participation in presentations and events. The selected UB students and the faculty mentors at Cambridge and Oxford hosting you, would be involved in finalizing laboratory assignments for each student.

Juniors, and sophomores with strong credentials, from all STEM fields may apply. 

If interested, please attend an information session on Thursday, 14th from 3:30-4:30pm in the Honors College Faculty Lounge located in 106C Capen Hall.  Contact Dr. Satpal Singh at singhs@buffalo.edu for more information.  

Friday
02/15/19

Opportunity to Present Research at the SUNY Wide Undergraduate Research Conference

Posted by Tim on February 15, 2019 in Academics, Community Announcements, Competitions, Event, Networking, Research Information and Opportunities, Summer Research, Workshops

Submission deadline for SUNY – SURC is linked to the bottom right icon found on the CURCA website

DEADLINE TO APPLY TO SUNY-SURC is FRIDAY, MARCH 8th, 2019

https://curca.buffalo.edu/     SUNY Undergraduate Research Conference

Funding is available from CURCA to pay the registration cost, and provide transportation for any UB undergrad accepted to present at this conference.

Friday
02/15/19

Present YOUR Research at 15th Annual UB Celebration of Student Academic Excellence April 25th!

Posted by Tim on February 15, 2019 in Academics, Community Announcements, Competitions, Event, Research Information and Opportunities, Workshops

The submission form is live for students to apply to present their research and creative works at the 15th Annual UB Celebration of Student Academic Excellence…The Celebration is Thursday April 25th, 2019 in the CFA .

Students must apply to present and await acceptance of their submission…DEADLINE TO APPLY IS FRIDAY  MARCH 15th, 2019

https://curca.buffalo.edu/students/coae.php

Monday
02/11/19

SEVENTH ANNUAL PITTSBURGH ASIA CONSORTIUM UNDERGRADUATE ASIAN STUDIES RESEARCH CONFERENCE WASHINGTON & JEFFERSON COLLEGE WASHINGTON, PENNSYLVANIA SATURDAY 30 MARCH 2019

Posted by Tim on February 11, 2019 in Academic Presentations, Research Information and Opportunities

The PAC Undergraduate Research Conference is a one-day, interdisciplinary event for undergraduate students from Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Ohio, Maryland, New York, New Jersey, and Delaware. The conference is an opportunity for students to meet others with an interest in Asia and to develop their presentation skills in a supportive setting. First time presenters are welcome as are non-presenters. 

The conference will begin with check-in at 8:00 am in the Howard J. Burnett Center, followed by two morning panel sessions, a lunch and keynote presentation, and two afternoon panel sessions. The conference will end at 4:00 pm. 

PRESENTATION PROPOSALS 

Presentations may be from any discipline and about any region of Asia, including the Middle East, about Asian communities or activities outside of Asia, or about relations with or perceptions of the peoples or states of Asia. Most presentations will be in the form of a 10-15 minute oral report in a panel setting with a faculty discussant. Posters and other forms of presentation are also welcome. 

Presenters must have a faculty sponsor. Sponsors are encouraged but are not required to attend the conference. 

The conference registration is free but required. 

STUDENT PRESENTERS 

Please complete and submit an online proposal by visiting https://goo.gl/forms/UhE9Cc11xhNzaijb2Presentation proposals are due by March 8, 2019. Registration and attendance, including lunch, are free. Submission of a presentation proposal constitutes registration for the conference. 

NON-PRESENTING ATTENDEES (including faculty sponsors) 

Please complete and submit an online registration form by visiting https://goo.gl/forms/t2UB9A404oCDxPfI3 by March 8, 2019

For further information, please contact the conference organizer: 

Dr. Patrick J. Caffrey 

Associate Professor of History, Washington & Jefferson College 

pcaffrey@washjeff.edu 

OVERNIGHT ACCOMMODATIONS 

Overnight accommodations are available two miles from campus at SpringHill Suites, 16 Trinity Point Drive Washington, PA 15301 | Tel: 724-223-7800 http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/pitws-springhill-suites-washington/

Monday
02/11/19

NSF REU Program Summer 2019

Posted by Tim on February 11, 2019 in Paid Student Experience, Research Information and Opportunities, Summer Research

“Polymer Innovation for a Sustainable Future”
School of Polymer Science and Engineering
The University of Southern Mississippi
Details: https://www.usm.edu/polymer/nsf-research-experience-undergraduates-reu

The ten-week REU in Polymer Science and Engineering will be held May 20th – July 26th, 2019. Participants will be engaged in fundamental research projects that span the complex, interdisciplinary facets of materials sustainability, including polymer synthesis from renewable sources, materials with enhanced properties and lifetime, materials to improve utilization of natural resources, reduced energy polymer processes, and biodegradable materials, while gaining the tools to assess the environmental impact of new material development. In addition to their research project, REU participants will participate in short courses in polymer fundamentals, ethics, communication and presentation skills, and graduate school preparation. Field trips to local polymer industries and social activities are planned. REU students present two research updates as well as a final poster presentation. Each REU participant will receive a $5000 stipend, housing, meal allowance, and travel costs are also provided.

Students majoring in chemistry, biochemistry, chemical engineering, materials science, plastics & composites engineering, or a related field are encouraged to apply. Women, underrepresented minorities, and students from primarily undergraduate institutions are especially encouraged to apply. Participants must be citizens or permanent residents of the U.S. Application Deadline March 1, 2019.

Monday
01/28/19

NSF REU at Case Western Summer 2019

Posted by Tim on January 28, 2019 in Academics, Honors Experiences, Research Information and Opportunities, Summer Research

Details: https://engineering.case.edu/emac/research/NSF_research_experience_for_undergraduates

Brief Overview of The Program

The ten-week REU in Polymers will be held May 29th – August 2nd, 2019.  Approximately 12 research opportunities will be available for the Summer of 2018.  In addition to cutting-edge research, REU participants will participate in weekly sessions emphasizing the fundamentals of polymer science and engineering, ethics, communication skills, and graduate school preparation.  Local industry tours and social activities are also planned. REU students are required to present a poster and submit a final report at the end of the summer. Each REU participant will receive a $4500 stipend payable in two installments. Housing, meal allowance, and travel costs are also provided.

Students (non-CWRU) majoring in polymer science and engineering, chemical engineering, chemistry, materials science and engineering or a related field are encouraged to apply.  Women, underrepresented minorities, and students from primarily undergraduate institutions are especially encouraged to apply. Participants must be citizens or permanent residents of the U.S.