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Christine Ogilvie Hendren on Interdisciplinary Collaboration

Christine Ogilvie Hendren on Interdisciplinary Collaboration

“One of the main things that makes our project work well is the sustained, diverse faculty engagement” Christine Ogilvie Hendren is Assistant Research Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering as well as Executive Director and Research Scientist at the Center for the Environmental Implications of Nanotechnology (CEINT). Since 2017, she has led a Bass Connections […]

Duke Global Health Doctoral Scholar Receives Young Leader Award

Duke Global Health Doctoral Scholar Receives Young Leader Award

Mercy Asiedu, a fifth-year PhD candidate in biomedical engineering, received the CUGH/Wasserheit Young Leader Award at the 10th annual Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH) Conference in Chicago earlier this month. Asiedu, a global health doctoral scholar at the Duke Global Health Institute, conducts research centered on using light to detect cancer in low-resource […]

Get FOCUSed on Genetics, Genomics, and Computational Biology

Get FOCUSed on Genetics, Genomics, and Computational Biology

The Duke FOCUS Program is an exciting opportunity for freshman students to get exposed to ideas from the vantage point of different disciplines across the humanities, sciences, and social sciences. The Duke Center for Genomic and Computational Biology (GCB) has faculty involved in two of the 14 FOCUS clusters being offered in Fall 2019: “Genetics […]

Duke Global Health Institute Offers Funding for Strategic Investment Colloquia

Duke Global Health Institute Offers Funding for Strategic Investment Colloquia

Deadline: April 15, 2019 (rolling review) Opportunity Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI) faculty are invited to request funding to convene colloquia for the purpose of defining opportunities for new joint faculty recruitments or other new investments related to the research objectives in the 2019-2024 Strategic Plan. Eligibility DGHI faculty, from any discipline, are eligible to […]

Propose a Solution to an Ethical Tech Policy Problem

Propose a Solution to an Ethical Tech Policy Problem

 Deadline: April 12, 2019 The Kenan Institute for Ethics invites students to develop a regulatory or policy idea to address the ethics of emerging tech. Application Information Eligibility: All Duke undergraduate and graduate students Length: 1,000-2,000 words (approximately 2-4 pages double-spaced) Deadline: April 12, 2019, 5:00 p.m. Submission (via Google Forms):  Register and Submit Essay! Focus […]