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June 2019

2019 Ecosystems of Kansas Summer Institute
June 17-21, 2019 - Konza Prairie Biological Station, 100 Konza Prairie Lane, Manhattan KS 66502

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Applications are now available for Biology and Environmental Studies Teachers to participate in The Ecosystems of Kansas Summer Institute at the Konza Prairie Biological Station

Kansas NSF EPSCoR in conjunction with its RII track-1 award, Microbiomes of Aquatic, Plant and Soils Across Kansas (MAPS), is now recruiting Kansas teachers to participate in the 2019 Ecosystems of Kansas Summer Institute. This workshop will be held June 17-21, 2019 at the Konza Prairie Biological Station, 100 Konza Prairie Lane, Manhattan KS 66502. High school biology and environmental studies teachers are encouraged to apply. Participants will be paid a stipend of $750 and a travel allowance for participants who live more than an hour from the field station will also be provided. Ten teachers will be selected to participate.

Kansas NSF EPSCoR MAPS - Research & Education Innovation (REI) Awards Competition Announced

Kansas NSF EPSCoR is announcing a funding opportunity for REI Awards in the area of microbiome research. REI Awards are for small projects that will either allow for networking and planning or for the immediate pursuit of larger projects for developing new transformational concepts. These are awarded for both research and education, given their close relationship. These awards are in the same spirit as and share goals with NSF EAGER (Early Concept Grants for Exploratory Research) awards, for high risk/high gain research ideas.

NSF-Funded Graduate Positions At Kansas State University In Microbiomes Of Aquatic, Plant Or Soils (MAPS)

The Division of Biology at Kansas State University is recruiting diverse, highly-qualified graduate students to assist with understanding the linkages among microbiomes of aquatic, plant and soil (MAPS) ecosystems across the state of Kansas.

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