International Tropical Field Research
Looking for an opportunity to explore a different climate and culture where you’ll collect data in an internationally renowned ecologically diverse location?
The International Tropical Field Research (BIOL 320) class is perfect for you.
The 2025 trip is scheduled to take place January 2-12.
The deadline for the application is extended to September 20, 2024.
Bringing science to life with international research experience
You’ll travel to Costa Rica in January where you’ll gather data. During the spring semester, you’ll analyze your findings, write your research paper, and present your poster at Scholars in Action Day.
Examples of past student research projects:
Potential research projects for 2025 include, but are not limited to:
- Primate Behavior (Social, Foraging, Mating, etc…)
- Ocelot Identification
- Bird Diversity Survey
- Peccary Behavior (Social, Foraging, Mating, etc…)
- Social Insect (Ants or Termites) Behavior