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Duke Graduate Students Receive Grants to Expand Training beyond Core Disciplines

Duke Graduate Students Receive Grants to Expand Training beyond Core Disciplines

Eighteen Duke University students—16 from The Graduate School, one from the School of Nursing and one from the Divinity School—received Graduate Student Training Enhancement Grants (GSTEG) for 2017-2018 from the Office of the Vice Provost for Interdisciplinary Studies. Stretching beyond their core disciplinary training, these doctoral and master’s students will spend up to one semester […]

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Duke Global Health Institute Awards Environmental Health Pilot Grants

Duke Global Health Institute Awards Environmental Health Pilot Grants

With $25,000 pilot grants from the Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI), two Duke research teams are collaborating with partners in China and Sri Lanka on global environmental health projects. One study will explore the effect of maternal exposure to electronic waste on birth outcomes in Guiyu, China, and the other will investigate whether pollutant mixtures […]

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Seven Groups of Faculty Receive Intellectual Community Planning Grants

Seven Groups of Faculty Receive Intellectual Community Planning Grants

In Duke’s rich culture of collaboration, many scholars are working together on a broad range of projects, and new ideas are constantly bubbling up. To provide seed funding for some emerging areas of collaboration, Provost Sally Kornbluth and Vice Provost for Interdisciplinary Studies Ed Balleisen are pleased to announce seven awards for Intellectual Community Planning […]

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Global Health Institute Offers Doris Duke International Clinical Research Fellowship

Global Health Institute Offers Doris Duke International Clinical Research Fellowship

Deadline: January 10, 2017 The Doris Duke International Clinical Research Fellowship (ICRF) from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation provides an opportunity for up to three US medical students to complete a yearlong international clinical research project in one of four locations: India, Kenya, Peru or Tanzania. The fellowship begins in July and includes a detailed […]

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Duke and UNC Open the Consortium Collaborative Pilot Award for Clinical Research

Duke and UNC Open the Consortium Collaborative Pilot Award for Clinical Research

Deadline: October 21, 2016 The Consortium Collaborative Pilot Project Award is a joint program of the Duke Clinical and Translational Science Institute (CTSI) and the North Carolina Translational and Clinical Sciences Institute. The program is funded at each institution through the National Institutes of Health’s Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA). This pilot program will […]

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Duke Clinical and Translational Science Institute Provides Accelerator Research Funding

Duke Clinical and Translational Science Institute Provides Accelerator Research Funding

Deadline: November 2, 2016 The Duke CTSI Translational Accelerator Research Funding Agreements (formerly known as Collaborative Pilot Agreements) provide funding up to $150,000 (direct costs only). Projects must demonstrate high translational potential with a clear path to subsequent financial support, new company formation, licensing, not-for-profit partnering, or other channels to enable translation to the patient […]

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