Research in Environmental Toxicology

Published: February 8th, 2017

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A new program for entering 11th and 12th grade students is joining the CPET family this summer!

Research in Environmental Toxicology (RET) is a two-week program that focuses on current research within the interdisciplinary field of environmental toxicology. RET connects University of Florida researchers and students to promote interest in and preparation for environmental science-related careers. During the program, students will engage in a series of activities which highlight the relationship between biological, chemical, and engineering processes needed to mitigate current environmental concerns and consider new approaches to prevent damage to the biotic and abiotic factors of different ecosystems.

Students will work with faculty and graduate student researchers to develop a proposal to investigate principles of environmental toxicology drawing upon the indoor and field-based laboratory experiences of the program. RET will provide support and encouragement for students to incorporate scientific and engineering processes, real-world skills, and enthusiasm for environmental science as they consider future academic and career paths.

The inaugural program will be offered July 16 – 28, 2017. Join the conversation and be part of the solution!

Want to know more about the 2017 Research in Environmental Toxicology program? Visit the 2017 RET page.

Interested in applying to RET? Visit our 2017 Program Applications Page!

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