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Christopher Bail on Interdisciplinary Collaboration

Christopher Bail on Interdisciplinary Collaboration

“My network has expanded dramatically, and I have been able to pursue new avenues of research” At a moment when issues related to race, religion, and citizenship are sharply dividing Americans, Christopher A. Bail’s research on political polarization and social media feels especially timely. Bail is the Douglas and Ellen Lowey Associate Professor of Sociology […]

Promoting Opportunities with Energy Research (POWER) Offers Undergraduate Assistantships

Promoting Opportunities with Energy Research (POWER) Offers Undergraduate Assistantships

Deadline: January 31, 2019 Duke University undergraduates seeking paid energy research opportunities on campus may apply for funding through the Office of Undergraduate Research Support (URS), thanks to a partnership with the Duke University Energy Initiative. Through the Promoting Opportunities with Energy Research (POWER Program), a limited number of students may receive up to $400 per semester […]

Check Out the 2019 Data+ Projects and Apply to Join a Team This Summer

Check Out the 2019 Data+ Projects and Apply to Join a Team This Summer

Deadline: February 25, 2019 Data+ is a ten-week summer research experience for undergraduates and master’s students interested in exploring new data-driven approaches to interdisciplinary challenges. It is suitable for students at all levels and from all majors. Students join small teams (a maximum of three undergraduates and one master’s student) and work alongside other teams […]

Six Teams Receive 2018-19 Research Incubator Awards from Duke Institute for Brain Sciences

Six Teams Receive 2018-19 Research Incubator Awards from Duke Institute for Brain Sciences

Six interdisciplinary Duke faculty teams have received 2018-2019 Research Incubator Awards from the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences (DIBS). The awards provide seed funding to support collaborative brain science research for projects of exceptional innovation and broad significance to the field. The projects must engage at least two faculty representing multiple fields or levels of […]

Marshall Scholars Rooted in Interdisciplinary Scholarship on Energy and Brain Sciences

Marshall Scholars Rooted in Interdisciplinary Scholarship on Energy and Brain Sciences

Duke University seniors Julie Uchitel and Shomik Verma have received the highly competitive Marshall Scholarship to pursue postgraduate studies in the U.K. Like Duke’s 2019 Rhodes Scholars, they have deep roots in the intellectual communities of Duke’s university-wide interdisciplinary institutes and initiatives. Julie Uchitel A double major in Neuroscience and French, Uchitel has many ties […]