Research Assistant Expeditions - Operation Wallacea

Research Assistant Expeditions

Operation Wallacea run biodiversity conservation expeditions that university students can get involved in, getting the opportunity to work alongside scientists and academics.

If you’re interested in the environment and want to do something truly unique with your summer then why not find out more?

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  • Expeditions to 10 different countries
  • Over 300 scientific peer reviewed papers produced since 2002 with the help of Opwall volunteers
  • Over 200 international academics involved
  • 39 species new to science discovered
  • 4 ‘extinct’ species rediscovered
  • Gain hands-on field experience with real research
  • Immerse yourself in a different culture
  • Meet likeminded people from across the globe

If you have a keen interest in conservation and the environment, and want to increase that knowledge while helping out real-world research programs – let us know!

You can find more information on each of our projects by browsing this website, give us a call, or submit an expression of interest below.

You can also check out our expedition blog, and we’re currently running a photo competition for those who have come away with us.

UK & Rest of World: +44 1790 763194

US Office: +1 (973) 920-0487

Canada Office: +1 (905) 231-2095

Our UK office handles enquiries outside of North America.

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