NorthWest Research Associates

Excellence in Basic & Applied Research

Outreach Activities

Science Education & Community Outreach

  • J-Visa Visiting Research Scholar
    • NWRA is qualified with the US State Department to host foreign Research Scholars (Undergraduates, Graduates, and practicing Scientists).
    • The J-Visa Research Scholar Program is for a foreign national who enters the United States for the primary purpose of conducting research, observing or consulting in connection with research projects at research institutions, corporate research facilities, museums, libraries, post-secondary accredited academic institutions, or similar types of institutions.
    • NWRA J-Visa Research Scholars have visited from: Argentina, Australia, Brasil, Canada, China, Crete, France, Germany, Japan, Netherlands, Spain, and UK.
  • NSF REU: Research Experience for Undergraduates
    • NSF REU Objective: The Research Experiences for Undergraduates (REU) program supports active research participation by undergraduate students in any of the areas of research funded by the National Science Foundation
      • 2007, 2008 and 2016 Summer Student Intern position at NWRA: Graham Barnes, KD Leka, Advisor
      • 2009-2011 Summer Student Intern position at NWRA: Gad Levy, Advisor
  • NWRA Student Sponsorships
    • Student Internships for two students from Nathan High School to analyze ice-data collected in the Arctic
      • See the above link, NSF Grant: High School Science and Math in Action
    • Living expenses for two college students to work with NWRA scientists:
      • Students from: Ecole Nationale Superieure, Cachan France and Ecole Nationale d'Ingenieurs, Brest France

Science Leadership & Service