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A Neuroscience Student Profile

A Neuroscience Student Profile

Hometown: Knoxville, Tennessee Current Research: I’m working in the Perception, Performance, and Physiology Laboratory on a long-term project that collects sensorimotor function data and concussion history from athletes and analyzes that data in conjunction with on-field game statistics. The goal is to find ways in which sensorimotor function, concussion history, and sport performance correlate with […]

Sustainable Energy Initiative Finds First Home at Duke University

Sustainable Energy Initiative Finds First Home at Duke University

Two faculty members at Duke University have catalyzed the formation of an international network of researchers studying at the intersection of energy, environment and global economic development, hosting the inaugural workshop of the Sustainable Energy Transitions Initiative (SETI). The workshop, “Sustainable Energy Transitions in Developing and Emerging Economies,” held in late April, attracted more than […]

DukeImmerse: Uprooted/Rerouted Undergraduates Share Refugee Stories

DukeImmerse: Uprooted/Rerouted Undergraduates Share Refugee Stories

Twelve Duke University undergraduates share stories of twelve Syrian and Iraqi refugees in Jordan. The students are part of this year’s DukeImmerse: Uprooted/Rerouted program through the Kenan Institute for Ethics at Duke. More information about the program can be found on the KIE website. Video originally posted on the Kenan Institute for Ethics YouTube channel

Search Begins for Climate and Energy Program Lead

Search Begins for Climate and Energy Program Lead

Duke University’s Nicholas Institute for Environmental Policy Solutions has launched a search for their next Climate and Energy Program director. “We are at an incredibly important point in global climate and energy policy,” said Nicholas Institute Director Profeta. “This opening allows for someone to lead a team that plays a role in critical environmental debates […]

Post-Doc Bonnie Kaiser’s Work Blends Anthropology, Epidemiology and Humanities

Post-Doc Bonnie Kaiser’s Work Blends Anthropology, Epidemiology and Humanities

Post-doctoral fellow Bonnie Kaiser joined the Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI) last August after completing a doctorate in anthropology and a master’s in public health in epidemiology at Emory University. Kaiser conducts global mental health research with a focus on cultural aspects of measurement, communication and intervention design, and it was DGHI’s growing global mental […]

Head of DGHI’s Master of Science in Global Health Program Steps Down

Head of DGHI’s Master of Science in Global Health Program Steps Down

On June 30, Christopher Woods will be stepping down as the director of the Duke Global Health Institute’s (DGHI’s) Master of Science in Global Health (MSc-GH) program and the director of graduate studies. Woods, a professor of medicine and global health and chief of the infectious diseases division at the Durham VA Medical Center, has led […]

Duke’s Innovation & Entrepreneurship Program Helps Launch Moogfest in Durham

Duke’s Innovation & Entrepreneurship Program Helps Launch Moogfest in Durham

Noted rapper GZA joined Duke Professor Mark Anthony Neal at a panel discussion at Moogfest. Photo by Dominque Benjamin Duke’s Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiative (I&E) played a prominent role in Durham’s first hosting of Moogfest last weekend.  More than 4,000 artists, entrepreneurs, futurist thinkers, musicians and engineers came to downtown Durham for four days of […]