Come spend a week living and working as a scientist at 9,500 feet! In this five-day residential field course, we will stay at CU’s Mountain Research Station, an active field research station located near Nederland. Throughout the week, we will work with CU faculty and undergraduate and graduate student researchers on a variety of research projects that span disciplines such as ecology and evolutionary biology, entomology, geosciences, limnology, plant ecology, and climate science. Working in small research teams led by MRS researchers, we will develop research questions, select field sites, collect and analyze data, and present our results. We’ll also attend evening presentations given by MRS scientists. The Mountain Research Experience is the perfect way to get a taste of scientific research while living, working (and playing volleyball!) with CU field scientists! Students should enjoy spending long days outside, getting dirty, working hard, and learning about what it’s really like to do research in the field.
This 2017 program application is now closed.
Questions regarding the Mountain Research Experience or the application process? Please contact Maggie Warren via email.