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Biodiversity, Citizen Science, and Informatics, Student Travel to Sweden

Melanie Colón

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Biodiversity, Citizen Science, and Informatics


Opportunity for a U. S. Graduate Student to

Present at an International Conference


Deadline Sept 9th, 2014


The National Science Foundation has funded a symposium and workshop entitled "Citizen science: a growing approach to biodiversity monitoring" at the Biodiversity Informatics Standards (TDWG ) 2014 Annual Conference to be held in Elmia Congress Centre, Jönköping, Sweden, October 27-31, 2014. The symposium and workshop focuses on field monitoring programs. We are looking for a graduate student to present at the meeting and participant in the workshop.


Funding is available for one graduate student, who is a US citizen. The grant will cover the costs of airfare, registration, and room and board at the conference. Preference will be given to Ph.D. who have worked with and/or studied citizen science biodiversity programs. Women and minorities are encouraged to submit an application.


To apply, fill out the formhttps://www.surveymonkey.com/s/VYVH3V7> (or here https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/VYVH3V7), including a title and abstract for your presentation. Please provide names and contact information for 2 references in the application AND have your advisor send a letter of support to us by September 9th. Email address for letters of support or questions: Rob Stevenson (robert.stevenson@umb.edu) or Nicole Kaplan (nicole.kaplan@colostate.edu)


Feel free to forward the announcement. We apologize in advance for any cross listings.



Robert D Stevenson

Associate Professor

Department of Biology

UMass Boston

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