Archive for the ‘Illinois’ Category

Northwestern University: Summer Research Opportunities

Thursday, November 4th, 2010

Northwestern University – Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP)
8-week program for underserved freshman, sophomores, or juniors interested in physical or biomedical sciences. Students will research how physical sciences and methodology apply to problems in tumor biology. The program gives students lab experience, workshops and seminars. Housing, stipend, and travel provided.

Northwestern University: Nanotechnology

Thursday, November 4th, 2010

Northwestern University – NSF-Research Experience for Undergraduate (REU)
9-week program for students to engage in full-tie research on a nanotechnology-related topic. At the end of the summer, each participant completes a substantive research paper which is submitted for publication in Nanoscape—the first undergraduate journal of nanotechnology in the country and participate in the peer-review process.

Associated College of the Midwest: Newberry Library Program

Thursday, November 4th, 2010

Associated College of the Midwest – ACM Newberry Library Program in the Humanities
The Associated Colleges of the Midwest offers a semester-long fall seminar and a series of one-month seminars during the winter and spring terms. Seminars are offered on a wide variety of topics, but all seminars are designed to allow students to create their own research project appropriate to the Newberry Library collections.

University of Illinois at Chicago: Summer Research

Thursday, November 4th, 2010

University of Illinois at Chicago – Summer Research Opportunities Program (SROP)
10-week program designed to introduce university sophomores and juniors to the academic and intellectual rewards of graduate study. The goal is to increase the number of underrepresented students who pursue academic careers by enhancing their preparation for graduate study through intensive research experiences with faculty mentors. Stipend, housing, and travel allowance provided.

Northwestern University: Materials Research

Thursday, November 4th, 2010

Northwestern University – Research Experience for Undergraduates, Materials Research Center
9-week program that offers undergraduates the opportunity to conduct laboratory research at Northwestern University. Under the guidance of a faculty and graduate student mentor, each participant focuses on a research project in materials science. Housing, stipend, and travel provided.

Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago: Neural Engineering

Thursday, November 4th, 2010

Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago – Summer Internship in Neural Engineering (SINE)
A summer internship in Neural Engineering allows college students to work in an innovative, progressive, fast paced scientific environment where they are exposed to valuable techniques in Experimental and Theoretical Neuroscience, advances in Computer Science, New Theories in Mathematics and Mechanical, Electrical and Biomedical Engineering applications. Students learn the ins and outs of research designed to improve our understanding of the mechanisms of neural injury and recovery, promote greater recovery from nervous system disease, and provide accessible technology to the disabled. Travel and stipend provided.

Illinois Institute of Technology: Engineering Research in Diabetes

Thursday, November 4th, 2010

Illinois Institute of Technology – Engineering Research in Diabetes
10-week summer program in Chicago that gives students the opportunity to work with mentors applying engineering techniques in order to study and treat diabetes and its complications. Travel, housing, and stipend provided.

Committee on Institutional Cooperation: Summer Research Opportunities

Thursday, November 4th, 2010

Committee on Institutional Cooperation – CIC Summer Research Opportunities Program
8-10-week summer program that gives talented undergraduate the chance to study and conduct research at one of the 15 participating academic institutions. Housing, stipend, and travel allowance provided.