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Emily Bernhardt on Interdisciplinary Collaboration

Emily Bernhardt on Interdisciplinary Collaboration

“I am engaging in a wholly new set of important questions about how mercury is being added to and cycling through the Peruvian Amazon” Emily S. Bernhardt is interested in how humans affect the movement of water, chemicals, and energy through ecosystems. She’s the Jerry G. and Patricia Crawford Hubbard Professor in Duke’s Department of […]

Duke Graduate Students Receive Grants to Enhance Their Training beyond Core Disciplines

Duke Graduate Students Receive Grants to Enhance Their Training beyond Core Disciplines

The following Duke University doctoral students have received Graduate Student Training Enhancement Grants (GSTEG) for 2019-2020 from the Office of the Vice Provost for Interdisciplinary Studies. Stretching beyond their core disciplinary training, these students will spend up to one semester acquiring skills, knowledge, or experiences that will enhance the approach to their original research. Jacqueline […]

Franklin Humanities Institute Awards 13 Global Collaboration Seed Grants for 2019-2020

Franklin Humanities Institute Awards 13 Global Collaboration Seed Grants for 2019-2020

The Franklin Humanities Institute is pleased to announce the recipients for the 2019-2020 Global Collaboration Seed Grants. We have been fortunate to receive generous matching support from the Office of Global Affairs’ Andrew W. Mellon Endowment for Global Studies. These grants are designed to support inquiry into research areas that cannot be adequately addressed without cross-national […]

Graduate Students Establish Networks for Environmental Justice and Molecular Simulation

Graduate Students Establish Networks for Environmental Justice and Molecular Simulation

The Office of the Vice Provost for Interdisciplinary Studies has awarded Duke Support for Interdisciplinary Graduate Networks (D-SIGN) grants to two graduate student groups for 2019-2020. Duke University Environmental Justice Network Core students: Brandon Hunter, Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering; Katy Hansen, Ph.D. in Environmental Policy; Walker Grimshaw, M.E.M. (Duke) and M.S in Environmental […]

FHI Invites Proposals for Faculty Book Manuscript Workshops in Spring 2020

FHI Invites Proposals for Faculty Book Manuscript Workshops in Spring 2020

Deadline: September 3, 2019 Overview The Franklin Humanities Institute’s Faculty Book Manuscript Workshop Program provides support for the development and completion of scholarly monographs. It provides a structure for generating constructive, informed criticism on near-final book manuscripts, at a moment in the writing process when authors can most effectively utilize feedback. The aim of the […]

Planning Grants Available to Support Collaborative Proposals for External Funding

Planning Grants Available to Support Collaborative Proposals for External Funding

Deadline: Rolling Overview The Office of the Vice Provost for Research (OVPR) is pleased to announce a planning-grant program to support planning and development of competitive, large-scale collaborative proposals for significant external funding. OVPR Planning Grants aim to enhance interactions between faculty and lower the barriers to planning and creating large research proposals by providing […]

Energy Research Seed Fund Awards Six Grants for 2019-2020

Energy Research Seed Fund Awards Six Grants for 2019-2020

Research projects that will explore connections between energy and health, improve the performance of renewable energy sources such as solar and thermoelectricity, and expand energy access through innovative and clean methods will receive funding in 2019 from the Duke University Energy Initiative’s Energy Research Seed Fund. The program will award six grants to projects involving […]