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Doctoral Students Receive Grant for Science and Technology Policy

Doctoral Students Receive Grant for Science and Technology Policy

Two Duke University PhD candidates have been awarded a $25,000 grant to study the feasibility of establishing a North Carolina Science and Technology Policy Fellowship Program. The California Council on Science and Technology, in partnership with the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation and Simons Foundation, is funding multiple grants to support planning processes for creating […]

Microbial Supergroup Lead Gets Personal with Gut Check

Microbial Supergroup Lead Gets Personal with Gut Check

Duke University’s Lawrence David, Assistant Professor of Molecular Genetics and Microbiology, shares in Science News about what inspires him in science and life, and how his research into bacterial communities started with a year-long analysis of the microbiomes collected from his own body. David is a lead faculty of a group called the Triangle Microbial […]

New Program to Expand Career Opportunities for Ph.D. Students

New Program to Expand Career Opportunities for Ph.D. Students

Duke is giving humanities doctoral students new career paths Durham, NC – With the help of a $350,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), Duke University is creating a program that will enhance the curriculum and expand career opportunities for doctoral students in the humanities. The three-year grant from the NEH will […]

2016-17 Duke Institute for Brain Sciences (DIBS) Research Incubator Awards Announced

2016-17 Duke Institute for Brain Sciences (DIBS) Research Incubator Awards Announced

Eight interdisciplinary research teams at Duke have been selected to receive the 2016-2017 Duke Institute for Brain Sciences (DIBS) Research Incubator Awards (five new awards and three continuation awards). The DIBS Research Incubator Awards program is designed to encourage innovative approaches to problems of brain function that transcend the boundaries of traditional disciplines. The award […]