Summer Schools and Other Programs

Below is a list of summer schools and scholastic opportunities from ISDM, ISDM Partners, and Friends.

Summer Undergraduate Research Program

If you are an undergraduate student interested in pursuing a career in neuroscience, the Center for Neural Science at NYU provides a 10-week Summer Undergraduate Research Program (SURP) to enable students to acquire hands-on experience working in a neuroscience laboratory under the mentorship of a faculty member.

Applications to SURP are reviewed on a rolling basis from February 15 through March 15 of each academic year.

For more information on what this program entails, what the application requirements are, and how to apply, please click on the ‘Summer Research Program’ tab on the left side of the CNS Undergraduate Program site.

Summer Institute in Social-Science Genomics

The Summer Institute in Social-Science Genomics is a 2-week workshop funded by the Russell Sage Foundation. The institute, based in Santa Barbara, California, will occur June 11-23, 2017 teaching attendees the methods of social-science genomics.

The application deadline for The Summer Institute in Social-Science Genomics is February 13, 2017.

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New PhD Program at the University of Melbourne

The University of Melbourne is launching a new PhD program (2 year master + 3 year PhD) in July. This program combines economics with neurobiology, psychology and computer science in order to train students in state-of-the-art research in decision-making.

The application deadline for international and local applicants is April 15, 2017.

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