The Urban Resilience to Extremes Sustainability Research Network (UREx SRN) is pleased to announce two (2) potential research opportunities for undergraduate students to participate this summer in interdisciplinary research associated with urban infrastructure resilience and community vulnerability in the face of extreme weather-related events. UREx SRN aims to generate knowledge and promote actions that will ensure urban resilience. UREx SRN is interested in students who have their sights set on graduate school and careers in related scientific research and outcomes. The REU opportunity will provide selected students hands-on experience in data research, analysis, stakeholder engagement and active collaboration with the UREx SRN team. The REU will run from June 17 – Aug 12, 2020.
Compensation: Each REU student will receive a competitive funding package up to US $4,500 for research stipends and travel (if applicable).
Application deadline: Friday, March 21, 2020 @ 5:00 PM AZ-MST. Students complete the application and submit to Emily Key (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Opportunity 1: Phoenix, AZ
A cross-city comparison of strategies for better urban futures
Opportunity 2: Phoenix, AZ
Thirsty: Access to drinking fountains and tap water in metropolitan Phoenix