AEOP Undergraduate Research Apprenticeship Program – at Duke University in the Patek Lab (Biomechanics)
Project Title: Impulsive biological performance in the natural environment
Location: Patek Lab, Durham, North Carolina
Stipend: $15/hour for 8-10 weeks/up to 300 hours, June - August
Project Description: The research project will focus on small, high acceleration movements in the natural environment. The student will work closely with a postdoctoral associate. The student will be trained in the use of extreme high speed imaging, including running the machines, collecting publishable and calibrated images, analyzing motion using 3-D techniques, and analyzing datasets using statistical analyses.
* Must have an interest in working outdoors with live organisms
* Must submit transcripts, a resume, two letters of recommendation
* Must have maintained a cumulative GPA of at least 3.2 in their coursework
* Coursework requirements include biology and physics (first semester mechanics)
* Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent legal resident
* Current undergraduate students are eligible
Apply at https://www.usaeop.com/program/urap/
Application Opens: January 2
Deadline: March 12
Choose “Duke University” as research site of interest.