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University of Georgia Summer Undergraduate Biology Education Research Program

The University of Georgia recently announced the fifth year of its Undergraduate Biology Education Research (UBER) REU site program. UBER is a a nine-week, NSF-funded program which involves undergraduates in designing and conducting research on biology teaching and learning with mentorship from faculty in UGA’s Division of Biological Sciences and College of Education.

Research Areas

  • Development of problem-solving skills in biochemistry
  • Departmental teaching climate and how faculty teach biology
  • Mentoring of undergraduate researchers in life sciences
  • Impact of metacognition on student performance in biology
  • Using 3D animations to teach basic cellular processes


  • Program dates: May 21 – July 21, 2018
  • Students will be paid a stipend of $4500 and receive a $750 food stipend
  • Housing will be provided in UGA dormitories at no cost
  • Travel assistance to UGA is available up to $500 per student
  • Application deadline: February 19, 2018

Learn more by visiting the UGA Website:

January, 2018