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Jonathan Wiener on Interdisciplinary Collaboration

Jonathan Wiener on Interdisciplinary Collaboration

“These projects have been crucial to my engagement with colleagues and students across the university” “I came to Duke 25 years ago in order to be part of the multidisciplinary community here,” says Jonathan B. Wiener. “Duke was poised to launch a series of cross-cutting initiatives, and it was my good fortune to be part […]

Mark Borsuk on Interdisciplinary Collaboration

Mark Borsuk on Interdisciplinary Collaboration

“These opportunities have enriched my first two years at Duke tremendously” Mark Borsuk was quick to embrace opportunities to pursue collaborative research and teaching with his new colleagues after joining the faculty of the Pratt School of Engineering in 2016. The Associate Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering teamed up with faculty from the Law […]

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 […]

WearDuke Initiative Aims to Improve Students’ Sleep Habits

WearDuke Initiative Aims to Improve Students’ Sleep Habits

By Alissa Kocer Sleepless nights come with the territory in college. Pulling all-nighters becomes a point of pride to some students as they brew coffee at 3 A.M., pull out their secret stash of chocolate and gummy bears, and dig into their work to show that no matter how late it is, they’re committed to […]

Together Duke Opportunity: Faculty Can Propose Research Collaboratories in Three Key Areas

Together Duke Opportunity: Faculty Can Propose Research Collaboratories in Three Key Areas

Deadline: February 15, 2019 Overview Together Duke has targeted three challenges that reflect societal relevance, internal capacities for reflection and action, and alignment with Duke’s strategic priorities: Energy and Water Resources; Race, Religion, and Citizenship; and Population Health. Duke has the intellectual resources and organizational nimbleness to convene technical, legal, scientific, ethical, cultural, and historical […]

New Grants Will Advance Collaborative Research by 11 Groups of Duke Faculty

New Grants Will Advance Collaborative Research by 11 Groups of Duke Faculty

Six groups of Duke faculty have been awarded multiyear Research Collaboratory grants, and five groups have received one-year pilot research grants in the humanities and social sciences, Provost Sally Kornbluth announced. Part of the Together Duke academic strategic plan, these new grant opportunities provide flexible, immediate resources to strengthen Duke’s intellectual communities and help faculty […]