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Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Robotics, Autonomous Technology & Policy

Deadline: August 31, 2016 Duke Science & Society Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Robotics, Autonomous Technology & Policy The Duke Initiative for Science & Society invites applications for the 2016-2017 Science & Society Robotics, Autonomous Technology and Policy Post-Doctoral Fellowship Program. This fellowship is intended for individuals with a PhD in robotics or engineering related fields interested […]

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SciComm Fellows Program

Deadline: August 24, 2016 The Duke Initiative for Science and Society hosts the SciComm Fellows Program, which provides an opportunity for faculty and postdocs to develop communication skills and put those skills into action. On three Fridays this fall, 24 Fellows (faculty and postdocs) will: Explore the empirical benefits of communicating science Develop speaking, writing, and storytelling practices […]

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Funding Opportunity: Graduate Fellowships

Deadline: July 11, 2016 Each year, competitive fellowships allow an interdisciplinary group of Duke University graduate students to deeply engage with the Institute and its work. The Kenan Institute for Ethics selects up to 12 graduate student applications for the Graduate Student Fellowships each academic year. Students from any Duke graduate program may apply. Ideal […]

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2016-17 Duke Institute for Brain Sciences (DIBS) Research Incubator Awards Announced

2016-17 Duke Institute for Brain Sciences (DIBS) Research Incubator Awards Announced

Eight interdisciplinary research teams at Duke have been selected to receive the 2016-2017 Duke Institute for Brain Sciences (DIBS) Research Incubator Awards (five new awards and three continuation awards). The DIBS Research Incubator Awards program is designed to encourage innovative approaches to problems of brain function that transcend the boundaries of traditional disciplines. The award […]

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Duke Student Synthesizes Music and Machinery

Duke Student Synthesizes Music and Machinery

When rising sophomore Jeffrey Wubbenhorst began to restore a decommissioned synthesizer for his independent study, he wasn’t sure what it would lead to. Fast forward a semester, and the Duke student and his refurbished Moog Synthesizer 1c — affectionately nicknamed “Misty” or “Mystery Moog” — have landed at Moogfest 2016: a mecca for engineers, futurists and […]

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