|Posted: August 5, 2010|
Undergrad nanotechnology summer 2010/11 internships in Australia
|(Nanowerk News) This is an opportunity for highly motivated undergraduate students to experience the unique environment at one of Australia's leading research institutes.|
|By spending between 8 and 12 weeks undertaking a focussed research project with the University of Queensland's Australian Institute for Bioengineering & Nanotechnology (AIBN) you obtain:|
1. highly valuable research skills;
2. access to some of the best facilities in the country;
3. a stipend of $300 per week;
4. career mentoring; and
5. credit toward to your undergraduate degree in approved circumstances.
|Internships will commence on Monday 29 November and conclude in January or February 2011, depending on the length of your project. High achieving science and engineering students (GPA ≥ 6.0) with an interest in pursuing a career in research are encouraged to apply.|
|AIBN's research focuses on the broad areas of health, energy and the environment. The Institute has a dynamic, multidisciplinary research environment with teams working at the interface of the biological, chemical and physical sciences. AIBN has research programs in the areas of:|
1. nanotechnology-based imaging and drug delivery for therapeutic products;
2. nanotechnology for energy and environmental applications;
3. regenerative medicine, in particular biology, stem cells and novel scaffolds; and
4. novel protein expression utilising metabolomics and systems biotechnology.
|Interested students should complete the Online Application Form when it becomes available.|
|Applications close Monday 30 August 2010.|
|More information concerning the Internship can be obtained from Russell Griggs.|
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