Application for Research


Blakely Island Field Station, Seattle Pacific University

INFORMATION REQUIRED TO APPLY FOR RESEARCH FACILITIES

Undergraduate Research Assistants will use this format to apply for the use of housing/research facilities at Blakely Island Field Station.  Send the following information to:

DIRECTOR, BLAKELY ISLAND FIELD STATION
SUITE 205
SEATTLE PACIFIC UNIVERSITY
SEATTLE, WA  98119-1950
USA

FAX (206) 281-2882
E-MAIL
tnelson@spu.edu

Please answer all questions below


What quarter are you applying for?

Full name: Last, first, middle

Institution and Department

Full address including zip

Phone

FAX

e-mail address

Year in school

HOUSING AND LAB SPACE INFORMATION

Lab space requested:

Arrival date, departure date.

Who is your supervisor?

Will you be accompanied by spouse? (Name? answer optional except it helps us when we sort mail and answer phones).

Will you be accompanied by children? Number? Ages?

Please indicate housing desired.  Please note that space in dorm rooms is most abundant, while the other options are limited. 

1.      Standard dorm room.  Potentially two people per room, with a shared bathroom between every two rooms.  Requests for a single room will be considered, but cannot be guaranteed. 

2.      Faculty Suite.  This 3-room suite includes a sitting room, bedroom, and bathroom.  It is rarely available between June 12 and August 15 due to priority given to teaching faculty. 

3.      Research Unit A.  This is a single room with queen bed and private bath.

4.      Research Unit B.  This room has a bunk bed and private bath. 

Please note:  the remote location makes it nearly impossible to accommodate pets. 

Do you wish to rent bedding and towels ($7 total cost, no maid service provided)? For how many?

Methods of Payment: (for each category below, please indicate "invoice my university," "SPU Budget # xxxxxx-xxxx", "pay cash/check prior to departure")

EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLIES

Please list any equipment you do not expect to provide.  While some equipment is routinely available on site, the remote location prevents easy access to replacement parts or some “routine” items.  Please include glassware and laboratory chemicals and supplies.

Do you plan to use SCUBA in connection with your proposed research? Anyone intending to SCUBA dive at the Labs must obtain permission. Contact the Diving Officer at weathers@spu.edu.

Note:  Blakely Island Field Station is not equipped to work with radioisotopes or other unusually hazardous substances.

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Please provide a short description of your research interests and outline in brief your plans for work to be carried out at the Blakely Island Field Station. In particular, it is helpful to know your short and long term objectives.

Please provide a one-sentence description of your research interest for publication in the Blakely Island Log..

Please cite any published or in press studies of the last two years from your laboratory related to the research you intend to pursue at the Field Station and indicate which of these were directly or indirectly supported by earlier visits to Blakely Island.