Marine Conservation and Environmental Toxicology at Arizona State University

Current Projects

2020 Summer Research & Travel Opportunities – Apply Now!

Summer Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) in the Philippines

Join us next summer from the end of May through July 2020 for an unparalleled opportunity to study marine science, genetics, and pollution in Dumaguete, Philippines. Hosted by Silliman University, you will have the opportunity to create your own research project in marine science, and learn about the incredible marine life and richness of Filipino culture in the world’s most marine biodiverse country.

Deadline to apply is January 24, 2020. Download more information here.
Summer Study Abroad Opportunity in Global Biodiversity Conservation

Dates: June 10-21, 2020 in Marseille, France
Course #: SOS/LSC/ENV 494 or SOS/LSC598: Global Biodiversity Conservation Practice, Policy and Science 

Attend the IUCN World Conservation Congress, the largest conservation congress and networking event held every 4 years and hosted by the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), followed by specialized excursions to national parks. Students will experience the world of conservation in practice, and be immersed in international conservation practice and policy. Many scholarship opportunities are available! Deadlines for most scholarships are February 1st, 2020.
Click HERE for more information. Funding information is HERE.

Contact Beth Polidoro for more information.
Paid Research Opportunity in Microplastics and Human Health

Dates: May 26th to July 24th, 2020 at ASU-West campus
Conduct research with faculty mentors at ASU-West. Students will be paid $400/week, with potential invitations to continue working during the academic year. Priority application deadline is February 3rd, 2020.
Click HERE for more information.

Contact Beth Polidoro for more information.


Beth Polidoro
Arizona State University, West Campus

Address: 4701 W Thunderbird Road
Glendale, AZ 85306-4908

Office: 602-543-5686
Email: Beth.Polidoro@asu.edu