STEM Summer Research - Glasgow

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STEM Summer Research - Glasgow

Are you a STEM undergraduate yearning to study abroad but worried that you can’t due to curriculum difficulties and schedules? Look no further than this innovative summer research program from the University of Glasgow, which is consistently ranked among the UK’s top universities. This program offers a variety of summer research projects in biology, chemistry, geographical and earth sciences, psychology, and physics. Such work and experience shouldn't interrupt your academic schedule at home, and will resonate strongly with both employers and graduate schools. 

The impressive array of research topics ranges from numerical modeling to the synthesis of molecular compounds and laser stabilization. Specific research projects are available in geographical and earth sciences, chemistry, physics, psychology and biology. Such intensive study abroad is invaluable experience for a resume or indeed for graduate school.

  • Past research projects include: Using C. Elegans as a Model Organism for Genetic Screens; Chemical Robotics; The Beta Pen; Langton Ant Math Project; Bedrock Erosion by Moving Grains: Direct Measurements Using Intelligent Pebble. 
  • This is a highly competitive program with limited places so please apply early to increase your chances of acceptance onto the program.
  • You will engage in faculty supervised, hands-on research projects with results that will culminate in the preparation of a research paper.
  • Faculty mentors will work closely with you to direct your continued growth and knowledge development in the chosen research topic discipline.
  • The Arcadia Edinburgh Center staff will be on-hand to support you and ensure that you also find time to engage with Scottish people and culture, strengthening your understanding of this fascinating country.
  • The International Summer School at the University of Glasgow has a full social program of extra-curricular activities to help you find your feet in Scotland and enjoy the local attractions. Such activities may include a trip into the Highlands, visits to Stirling Castle and the Wallace Monument, day trips to Edinburgh, the Fife Coast and St. Andrews as well as movie nights, quizzes and other social gatherings.

Subjects

  • Biomedical Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Biology (General)
  • Earth Sciences
  • Physics
  • Psychology

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STEM Summer Research - Dublin

This innovative research program brings you to Dublin, Ireland, to one of Europe’s leading research-intensive institutions, University College Dublin (UCD). Ranked within the top 1% of institutions worldwide by the Times Higher Education rankings, UCD has the facilities and faculty to support your research program in the UCD O’Brien Center for Science.

A variety of innovative research projects are offered in key areas of study: biology, chemistry, computer science, geological sciences, and ecology. You will conduct your independent research alongside academics and Ph.D students with expertise in areas such as molecular biology, particle physics, synthetic chemistry and data analytics.

Spending your summer conducting independent research in your STEM field of choice with leading experts in Ireland will add a fascinating dimension to your resume when applying for graduate school or a career in the field. The young and lively city of Dublin is thriving in summer with many exciting cultural opportunities.

  • This is a highly competitive program with limited places so please apply early to increase your chances of acceptance onto the program.
  • You will engage in faculty supervised, hands-on research projects with results that will culminate in the preparation of a research paper.
  • Faculty mentors will work closely with you to direct your continued growth and knowledge development in the chosen research topic discipline.
  • The Arcadia Dublin Center staff will be on-hand to support you and ensure that you also find time to meet Irish people and enjoy their rich culture, strengthening your understanding of this fascinating country.
  • The full range of facilities at UCD’s leafy Dublin campus will be at your disposal: clubs and societies of all kinds and a prime location to help you explore everything Dublin and Ireland has to offer.
  • Prior project examples include: Genetic and pharmacological determinants of vision (using zebrafish to early onset model blindness); The effects of trauma-induced neuroinflammation on Alzheimer's disease-related pathology; Automating digital forensic evidence analysis through deep learning

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University of Auckland

The University of Auckland is New Zealand’s largest and highest ranked university, with hundreds of course options and a focus on STEM subjects, including biology, marine studies and engineering, as well as anthropology, ethnology, and Māori and Pacific studies. Field study options available in some areas give you the opportunity to apply the concepts you are learning in the classroom to the real world. Additionally, their AACSB accredited Business School is located in the brand new, purpose-built Owen G. Glenn Building. 
More than 2,500 Māori students, 3,500 South Pacific Islanders, 15,500 students of Asian background and 6,000 international students give Auckland the vibrant diversity that makes it such an exciting learning community.

  • Auckland is an easy jumping off point to travel around to the rest of the country and is an easily accessible city.
  • Though the largest city in New Zealand, Auckland is still easy to walk around and has a great cafe and shopping culture.
  • With over 200 clubs and societies, there's a club for every taste. From tramping, canoeing, photography, and politics, to cosplay, drinking wine or eating desserts, clubs help balance your studies and grow your network.

Arcadia University, The College of Global Studies

1601 Church Road

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