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The PIRE program is designed to link U.S. and European students, postdocs, and researchers. Get involved in any of the following ways:



  • The 2020 PIRE-cirrus workshop will take place Sept. 18-24th at Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, Washington. To apply, write to


  • Prospective PhD students or postdocs interested in joining a PIRE-associated research group should contact the potential advisors directly. We welcome new applicants. Undergraduate students at PIRE-associated institutions should also contact potential advisors about research opportunities.


  • Undergraduate students at other institutions interested in summer research opportunities can apply through the Leadership Alliance for the University of Chicago, Harvard, and Princeton, and through the JISAO program (Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean) for the University of Washington. Applications for both programs are due on Feb. 1, 2020.



Leadership Alliance


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