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Researchers at Undergraduate Institutions

Dedicated to supporting scientists with significant teaching loads in their roles as ecological researchers.

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About the section

About the section

The Researchers at Undergraduate Institutions (RUI) Section of ESA is dedicated to supporting scientists with significant teaching loads in their roles as ecological researchers. Our group provides opportunities for networking with other scientists working at primarily undergraduate institutions (PUIs) and organizes events at the ESA annual meetings that address topics such as the challenges of maintaining active research programs at PUIs, ways to do productive research with undergraduates and strategies for obtaining research funding in the PUI environment.

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Early career scientists

Early career scientists

The RUI section also works to ensure that PUI scientists and their students are appropriately included in national ecological research initiatives. Finally, we welcome interactions with early-career scientists who are interested in working at PUIs.

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Join us in 2019

Join us in 2019

Come to the Annual Meeting in Louisville Kentucky for 2019. This years theme is:
Bridging Communities & Ecosystems: Inclusion as an Ecological Imperative

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