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NSF REU at Ohio State in Biomechanics and Mechanobiology

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The Ohio State University Research Experience for Undergraduates program is accepting applications now.  BUCKEYE REU allows students to get hands-on research and professional development experience during our 10-week on-site summer research program. The opportunity is for students pursuing a STEM major, with an interest in biomechanics and mechanobiology (BMMB). This program will help them build research and professional experience that will support their pathway to graduate school!

BUCKEYE REU | Summer 2024
Application Deadline:  February 20, 2024 at 11:59 pm EST
Program Dates: Monday, May 20 – Friday, July 26, 2024 (tentative)
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  • Undergraduate students in Engineering, Physics, Mathematics, Life Sciences or other related science major
  • U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • Sophomores, juniors or seniors enrolled in 2 or 4-year colleges or universities in the U.S.
  • Interest in BMMB research projects as reflected in their application materials
  • No prior research experience required



  • 10-weeks of hands-on research experience guided by faculty
  • Mentoring by faculty and graduate students
  • Clinical research and facility tours, weekly journal clubs, and workshops
  • On-campus housing and meal allowance
  • $6,000 stipend
  • Travel allowance (up to $1,000)



  • Biomechanics
  • Biomechanics & Mechanobiology
  • Mechanobiology