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Duke Human Rights Center at Franklin Humanities Institute Offers Summer Research Funding

Duke Human Rights Center at Franklin Humanities Institute Offers Summer Research Funding

Deadline: March 1, 2020 Currently enrolled Duke undergraduate and graduate students are invited to apply for summer research funding from the Duke Human Rights Center at the Franklin Humanities Institute (FHI). The goals of the grants are to strengthen research opportunities for students interested in developing, implementing and working in human rights. Special consideration is given to […]

Duke Incubation Fund Awards Support Seven Promising Innovations

Duke Incubation Fund Awards Support Seven Promising Innovations

The winners of the Fall 2019 Duke Incubation Fund awards have been announced, representing promising innovation happening across the University. Seven projects will receive funds totaling $129,000. The Incubation Fund, run by Duke’s Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiative (I&E), supports early-stage ideas from Duke’s innovation ecosystem with the potential to go to market. Whereas many resources […]

Ten Students Named 2019-2020 Graduate Fellows in Religions and Public Life

Ten Students Named 2019-2020 Graduate Fellows in Religions and Public Life

This year’s Religions and Public Life Graduate Student Working Group focuses on the theme of “Church and State.” Ten master’s and doctoral students were selected out of a competitive application pool, representing nine different departments and degree programs, three schools, and two universities (Duke and UNC). Graduate Fellows will develop their research interests and discuss […]

Duke Institute for Brain Sciences Announces Research Incubator Awards for Six Teams

Duke Institute for Brain Sciences Announces Research Incubator Awards for Six Teams

Interdisciplinary Program Leverages Seed Funding into 7-to-1 Return on Investment Six interdisciplinary teams have received 2019 Research Incubator Awards from the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences (DIBS). The $100,000 awards are designed to promote high-risk/high-return neuroscience research that is collaborative, crosses academic boundaries, and is likely to draw external funding. The projects also help train […]

Propose a Collaboratory for Research on Immigration or Science, Technology, and Ethics

Propose a Collaboratory for Research on Immigration or Science, Technology, and Ethics

Deadline: January 24, 2020 Overview Through funds from Together Duke, the Provost has established a funding program to support groups of faculty whose engaged research targets selected societal challenges in alignment with Duke’s strategic priorities. After the first two cycles in which we supported research on the themes of Energy and Water Resources; Race, Religion, […]