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Research in the Natural Sciences

Biomedical and Natural Science Research at Duke is organized by Principal Investigators (PIs), faculty scientists who receive grants, direct labs, mentor post-docs, graduate students and  undergraduates.  There are over 500 active PIs in the biological and biomedical sciences at Duke, a Tier 1 research institution.
For a sampling of research at Duke, go to: research.duke.edu

Principle Investigators are organized in departments which in turn are organized by Schools. They can also be organized by institute as well.

  • School of Arts & Sciences: Biology, Chemistry, Evolutionary Anthropology, Psychology & Neuroscience. Genome Sciences and Policy, Computer Science, Math, Physics, Statistics.
  • School of the Environment: Environmental Science, Marine Science, Earth & Ocean Sciences
  • School of Engineering: Biomedical Engineering, Civil & Environmental Engineering
  • School of Medicine: Biochemistry, Bioinformatics, Cell Biology, Immunology, Microbiology & Molecular Genetics, Neurobiology, Pharmacology & Cancer Biology. Medicine, Pathology, Opthamology, Surgery, etc.

For links to bioscience departments , go to: www.biology.duke.edu/undergrad/otherbiosci.html
Search the Medical Center Faculty Research Database: https://faculty.duhs.duke.edu/faculty/search

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Research in the Social Sciences/Humanities

Social Sciences and Humanities Research at Duke is organized by mentors, faculty who receive grants, conduct research and direct collaborative projects.
For a sampling of research at Duke, go to:  research.duke.edu

Principle Investigators are organized in Departments which in turn are organized by Schools:

  • School of Arts & Sciences: African & African American Studies, Art, Art History and Visual Studies, Asian & Middle Eastern Studies, Classical Studies, Cultural Anthropology, Dance, Economics, English, German, History, Literature, Music, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Religion, Romance Studies, Slavic and Euroasian Studies, Sociology, Women’s Studies, Theater Studies
  • School of Public Policy: Public Policy (note: the undergraduate major is in Trinity College)
  • School of the Environment: Environmental Science & Policy, Marine Science and Conservation

For links to the departments and faculty in Arts & Sciences: trinity.duke.edu/departments
For links to the departments and faculty in Public Policy: sanford.duke.edu
For links to the departments and faculty in Environment: www.env.duke.edu


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