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Duke Undergraduate Research Support Office
The URSO provides Duke undergraduates conducting research with funding and various forms of advising. A frequently updated newsfeed detailing independent study, work study, and lab volunteering opportunities is found on their website. URSO also promotes the many research internships and opportunities available for Duke students to pursue on and off campus. DURS works closely with the URSO in order to encourage undergraduate involvement in research. This is a highly recommended resource for all students interested in research.

Undergraduate Independent Study Research Database
A joint project of DURS and the Duke University Biology Department, the Undergraduate Independent Study Research Database categorizes undergraduate independent study research in the biomedical sciences conducted at Duke within the last two years. The database contains hundreds of abstracts from student projects in departments across campus. Check this out if you are interested in seeing what sort of innovative lab and field work Duke undergraduates are conducting. Note: A Duke NetID is required for access.

DukeList Research Opportunities Newsfeed
DukeList provides information about currently offered volunteering and job opportunities around Duke University. If you are looking for a possible research or work study position, visit this site frequently and keep an eye out for new listings.

Medical Center Faculty Research Directory (FReD)
The FReD directory contains a comprehensive listing of all professors and research projects affiliated with the Duke University Medical Center. There is also a useful search function if you’re looking for opportunities in a certain field of interest.

Duke University Research Website
Duke’s research website gives a comprehensive overview of research currently being conducted at Duke in the natural sciences, humanities, and social sciences. Visit this website frequently if you’re interested in learning more about the cutting edge work being done at a world-renowned research university like Duke.

National Science Foundation Research Experience for Undergraduates (REU) Search
This useful tool on the NSF website searches for scientific research internships currently being offered around the country. Most of these REUs are set in academic institutions. If you are looking for a summer research program in the sciences, this search could come in handy.


Vertices: Duke University Journal of Science and Technology

Vertices, chartered in 2009, is Duke University’s premier undergraduate research journal, highlighting original student research in the applied sciences, the natural sciences, the social sciences, and the humanities. A publication of the Undergraduate Publications Board (UPB), Vertices also features commentaries, subject and book reviews, feature articles, op-eds, and interviews from distinguished scientists at Duke and beyond. Submissions to Vertices are carefully reviewed and edited by members of the Vertices team, which consists of Duke undergraduates as well as graduate students. Vertices is designed by collaborators at North Carolina State University.

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