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FHI Seeks Proposals for Story+ Humanities Research Projects

FHI Seeks Proposals for Story+ Humanities Research Projects

Deadline: November 5, 2018 About the Program Story+ is a six-week summer program that immerses interdisciplinary teams of students, faculty, and staff in humanities research and public storytelling. Story+ promotes inquiry-based learning and vertically-integrated collaboration through projects that may be driven by archival research, oral history, textual analysis, visual analysis, cultural criticism, or other humanistic […]

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The Value of Time Away from the Bench

The Value of Time Away from the Bench

By Rossie Clark-Cotton, Fifth-year Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Cell Biology, Duke University I love graduate school. I use genetics and cell biology to study the mechanisms by which cells change their shape in response to chemical cues. In any given day, I might delete a gene to learn more about its function, make time-lapse movies […]

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Faculty Can Submit Proposals for Data+ 2019 Student Research Projects

Faculty Can Submit Proposals for Data+ 2019 Student Research Projects

Deadline: November 5, 2018 Data+ is a ten-week summer research experience for undergraduates interested in exploring data-driven approaches to interdisciplinary challenges. Students join small teams and work alongside other teams in a communal environment. They learn how to marshal, analyze, and visualize data, while gaining broad exposure to the field of data science. In Summer […]

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Alison Adcock Is Named Director of the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience

Alison Adcock Is Named Director of the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience

The Faculty Governance Committee of the Duke Institute for Brain Sciences (DIBS) announced the appointment of R. Alison Adcock, M.D., Ph.D., to the position of director of the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience (CCN). Dr. Adcock’s appointment was made by the committee, in consultation with Duke leadership, including the chairs of the Departments of Psychiatry & Behavioral […]

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