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Data+ Students Present Findings at Durham City Hall on Local Eviction Trends

Data+ Students Present Findings at Durham City Hall on Local Eviction Trends

Over the summer of 2019, DataWorks NC sponsored a Duke Data+ project with the Rhodes Information Initiative to examine eviction data in Durham, and identify trends that could guide Durham City and County Government and other stakeholders in deciding which interventions would be most effective for Durham community members facing eviction from their homes. Undergraduates […]

Undergraduates Can Get Involved in Global Health Summer Projects in the U.S. or Abroad

Undergraduates Can Get Involved in Global Health Summer Projects in the U.S. or Abroad

Deadline: October 14, 2019 Applications are open for the Global Health Student Research Training Program, an intensive experiential learning program that engages second-year and third-year undergraduate students in the development, implementation and assessment of a community-based project. This year, students can choose from four projects in Honduras, India, Kenya and North Carolina. Applications are due October […]

Three Students Awarded Karen L. Wrenn Alzheimer’s Disease Travel Prize

Three Students Awarded Karen L. Wrenn Alzheimer’s Disease Travel Prize

Two medical students and one doctoral student to attend scientific conferences Two graduate medical students and one doctoral student in cognitive neuroscience have received 2019-2020 Karen L. Wrenn Trust Travel Awards. The awards, given each year to Duke Institute for Brain Sciences (DIBS) graduate students, are made possible through the generosity of the Wrenn Trust, […]

Duke Researchers Receive NIH Funding to Combat Opioid Crisis

Duke Researchers Receive NIH Funding to Combat Opioid Crisis

Research teams from Duke received more than $24 million in federal grants to address challenges related to pain and the opioid crisis, with more than $19 million awarded to investigators from the Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI), the world’s largest academic research organization. The grants are part of the NIH’s Helping to End Addiction Long-term […]

Funding Available for Faculty to Enhance Undergraduate Programs

Funding Available for Faculty to Enhance Undergraduate Programs

Deadline: December 16, 2019 Overview Undergraduate Program Enhancement Funds (UPEF) will be available for new, one-time or seed requests for experimentation, pedagogical innovation, and instructional space renovation related to the university’s strategic plan in the broadest sense. Project budgets are expected to range from $10k – $25k for course development grants, MOOC modules, experimentation with […]

Four Groups of Duke Faculty Receive Collaboratory Grants for Research on Issues Affecting ...

Four Groups of Duke Faculty Receive Collaboratory Grants for Research on Issues Affecting North Carolina and Global Communities

Four groups led by Duke University faculty have been awarded Collaboratory grants for research into pressing local and global challenges. “From investigations in our own backyard into evaluating water safety and lessening the impact of evictions on child development, to research aimed at increasing solar energy efficiency and minimizing the spread of infectious diseases on […]