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8th Annual Pacific Northwest Water Research Symposium “The Future of Water”

April 23-24, 2018 Oregon State University, Corvallis OR.
Free Conference –travel grants and housing available-
The Pacific Northwest Water Research Symposium, hosted by the Oregon State University Hydrophiles, is a two day, student-centric conference highlighting outstanding student research in the fields of water resources science, engineering, and policy. The conference aims to connect individuals, build skills, and share knowledge between students, university faculty, staff, and professionals. This symposium brings students from Oregon, Washington, Idaho, and beyond to present their proposed, ongoing, or completed research.
Abstract Submission Dates: February 15-March 15, 2018
For more information and to submit

EcoFS2018: Amazing Summer, 3-credit, Field Science Courses with Ecosystem Field Studies

An opportunity to apply your classroom & textbook learning while immersed in a spectacular & transformative educational setting!
Caribbean Ecosystem Field Studies
* Study, snorkel & SCUBA dive on the Caribbean coral reef of Mexico * June 7-27
Colorado Ecosystem Field Studies
* Study, camp, & hike in the Rocky Mountains of Colorado * July 25 – August 14
• Gain valuable career skills in hands-on scientific field research
• Earn 3 undergraduate academic transfer credits over summer-break
• Join a diverse & exciting group of college students for an experiential learning experience of a
lifetime!
For all course information visit the website: EcoFS.org
Open to students from all universities & majors, accredited by the University of Montana, Environmental Studies Program

Data wrangling and analysis using R

1 credit, Thursday, Feb 8 from 1-6 pm, Friday, Feb 9 from 9-2 and Sat, Feb 10 from 9-2.
Building from the concepts introduced in Basic Epidemiology, this section will cover working with data and analysis of data using R. Basic Epidemiology (Weeks 1-5) is recommended but not required for those students who want to participate in this intensive course. To register, contact Sue Zumwalt or at szumwalt@wsu.edu. Dr. Margaret Davis, Dr. Eric Lofgren, and Dr. Thumbi Mwangi

Thomas Jefferson Fund: 2018 Call for Proposals

The Fund aims to encourage cutting-edge, multidisciplinary research projects of the highest quality and especially seeks to support emerging collaborations involving a team of younger researchers.
Grants will be awarded per funding cycle in each of the following fields:
• Humanities and Social Sciences (SSH)
• Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
• Sciences for Society (interdisciplinary STEM-SSH projects)
Each grant will amount to $20,000 over two years to be split equally between the French and the American teams. Co-financing from the researchers’ universities is encouraged to ensure the sustainability of these research partnerships.
These funds will support transatlantic mobility of researchers, collaborative research activities, the organization of international workshops or conferences, and the publication of joint articles.
Deadline is March 12, 2018 at 12:00pm (noon) EST
For more information and to apply

SEAL (Sustainability, Environmental Achievement & Leadership) Grants

SEAL’s funding of research complements its environmental awards programs: (1) Business Sustainability Awards, (2) Environmental Journalism Awards and (3) Lifetime Achievement Award.
The SEAL Environmental Research Grants are made to graduate students (master’s and PhD students) and postdocs working on advancing environmental policy or the public’s understanding of an environmental issue.
The amount of award(s) is up to $2,000 with the average award being approximately $1,000 or less.
Deadline is March 14, 2018 at 11:59pm PDT
For more information and to apply

Field Experiences in Microwave Remote Sensing for Agricultural Hydrology

April 24-27, 2018 || Gainesville, FL
Early Bird Registration Deadline: February 28th
Regular Registration Deadline: March 15th
CUAHSI is pleased to partner with the University of Florida to offer a 4-day hands-on workshop on field experiences in microwave remote sensing for agricultural hydrology.
Graduate students, post-docs, and professionals working in hydrology and/or remote sensing are invited to attend.
The course will be held at the University of Florida in Gainesville, FL. Included in the registration fee are course tuition, facilities costs, catered lunches and light refreshments.
Visit the event website for more information and to register.

Alexander A. Smick Scholarship in Rural Community Service and Development

The purpose of the scholarship is to promote student engagement with an applied course of study in the field of rural community service and development. Successful applicants will outline a specific activity in rural community service and development that will be supported by the scholarship and conducted during the 2018 calendar year under the direction of a WSU faculty member who has relevant academic credentials in community service and development.
Smick Scholarship flyer and application form
The deadline to apply is Tuesday, February 28, 2018.

WSU Engineers Without Borders fundraising dinner

The fundraiser is for the Zapoté Community in Panama, a group of roughly 1,000 individuals. Currently, this community lacks access to a year-round water supply. Our goal by partnering with the people of Zapoté is to engineer solutions that are sustainable and can be easily maintained.
The event is Friday, February 23rd at 6:30 PM in the Elson S. Floyd Cultural Center. For more information or to RSVP, please visit ebw.wsu.edu/ or click here. The deadline to purchase tickets is Friday, February 16th. For everyone who has already purchased tickets, we look forward to seeing you.

WSU Survey Design Clinic

The Survey Design Clinic is a survey design consultation service for WSU faculty, staff and students that provides constructive and professional feedback on questions related to survey research. The Clinic can offer advice, guidelines, and feedback related to your specific survey design questions. To learn more, access their flyer here, or their website at: https://sesrc.wsu.edu/design-clinic/.