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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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Six Graduate Student Groups Receive Interdisciplinary D-SIGN Grants

Six Graduate Student Groups Receive Interdisciplinary D-SIGN Grants

The Office of the Vice Provost for Interdisciplinary Studies has awarded Duke Support for Interdisciplinary Graduate Networks (D-SIGN) grants to six graduate student groups for the 2017-2018 academic year. Desarrolla México Student organizers: Ruxandra Popovici, Ph.D. in Environment, Nicholas School of the Environment; Emilio Blanco Gonzalez and Adam Cullen, Master of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering, […]

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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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Energy Initiative Welcomes 2016-17 Doctoral Fellows

Energy Initiative Welcomes 2016-17 Doctoral Fellows

The Duke University Energy Initiative welcomes its first cohort of doctoral fellows: T. Robert Fetter, Justin Kirkpatrick, Yating Li, Brian Prest, Andrew L. Steck and Faraz Usmani. Steck is a PhD student in Economics; the other five doctoral fellows are in the University Program in Environmental Policy, administered by the Nicholas School of the Environment […]

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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 […]

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