John Hargrove receives “Research Abroad for Graduate Students” Award

John was one of 6 PhD Candidates to receive an award from the new university-wide Research Abroad for Graduate Students initiative that aims to prepare doctoral students to compete and become leaders in an increasingly global research environment, and build and strengthen relationships between research groups at the University of Florida and foreign institutions. Way to go!

New IRES program announced

Students – We have started a new International Research Experience for Students (IRES) program. Please see for information. Deadlines for application is due before December 1, 2015.

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NSF IRES awarded to collborators!

Jim Austin, Rob Fletcher, Bob McCleery and Sam Wisely have been awarded an NSF International Research Experience for Students. This program will be centered in Swaziland, focus on our ecological research on biodiversity impacts of land use, and will run over the next 3 summers. Look for information on how to participate on the soon to be released website (