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Natural and Applied Sciences

Soft matter symposium attracts over 25 global experts

Soft matter research and its potential to transform the technology around us came under the microscope in a three-day conference at Duke Kunshan University. More than 25 professors from universities across Asia, Europe and North America united on campus on Jan. 26-28 for the Duke Kunshan University Soft Matter Symposium 2024. Soft matter materials are […]

NTU Global Connect Fellowship (GCF)

NTU Singapore Global Connect Fellowship (GCF) is an exciting opportunity for students to spend their summer in Singapore on our vibrant, international, state-of-the-art NTU campus from 20 May – 20 July 2024, with an application deadline of 1 March 2024. GCF will attract globally the best and brightest final year bachelor’s or master’s degrees students graduating in 2025 […]

Research offers new insight into cancer development

An international team of researchers including Duke Kunshan Professor Ferdinand Kappes has advanced understanding on the role of the DEK protein, a unique human DNA interacting protein, in the cellular cycle. Their study, published in The Journal of Cell Science, an internationally renowned magazine in the field of cell biology, is a step forward in revealing […]

New Book Published by DKU Student, Arabela Valenzuela

Of Threads And Needles: A young woman’s journey across one of the world’s most patriarchal lands Balochistan is not your typical tourist destination. Hidden away in the remote border region between Pakistan, Iran, and Afghanistan, this barren, mountainous land is widely known for its long history of unrest, poverty, and a deeply conservative local culture […]

Sigma Xi support Grants in Aid of Research for students

There are two annual deadlines: March 15 Deadline October 1 Deadline Award Levels: Proposals are evaluated based on scientific merit and how well they align with the funding criteria. Visit sigmaxi.org/giar for guidelines, a list of fundable expenses, and more information about the program. Sigma Xi’s Grants in Aid of Research (GIAR) program helps launch […]

Six Duke Undergrads Named 2023 Scholars in Marine Medicine

DURHAM, N.C. – Duke University’s Scholars in Marine Medicine program, which offers an interdisciplinary research experience for pre-health majors interested in marine biology or environmental science, has announced six new members. Students who are selected for the program generally have experience working in a lab environment and a passion for the unique combination of marine science […]