Organization for Tropical Studies (Duke University): Costa Rica - REU (Research Experience for Undergraduates) in Costa

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Students from diverse ethnic and academic backgrounds will complete an independent research project in the field, from the project planning stage through to symposium presentation and potential publication. Eight undergraduates will be selected th... read more

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Students from diverse ethnic and academic backgrounds will complete an independent research project in the field, from the project planning stage through to symposium presentation and potential publication. Eight undergraduates will be selected through a competitive application process for a ten-week research program at La Selva Biological Station in Costa Rica. Students will live immersed in a rich academic community of researchers conducting novel tropical research and will attend workshops on field skills, current research in tropical biology, international research ethics, statistics, and scientific written and oral communication. Participants also have access to the social, cultural, and recreational activities surrounding La Selva.

Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Program Length(s):
  • Summer
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Biology and Biomedical Sciences
  • Botany, Plant Biology
  • Environmental Studies
  • Environmental Science
  • Ecology, Evolution Biology
  • Sustainability Studies
  • Sociology and Anthropology
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