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Interdisciplinary Studies at Duke

  • Interdisciplinary Research Teams

    Interdisciplinary Research Teams

    All Duke graduate and undergraduate students can apply for 2016-17 Bass Connections teams by Feb. 26.

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  • Interdisciplinary Opportunities and Funding

    Interdisciplinary Opportunities and Funding

    Explore some of the current funding opportunties for collaborations of faculty and students around campus.

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  • Interdisciplinarity beyond Duke

    Interdisciplinarity beyond Duke

    Check out our new weekly collection of interdisciplinary stories in the news from around the world.

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  • Blue Devil TeachX Debuts This Spring!

    Blue Devil TeachX Debuts This Spring!

    New program encourages professors to visit each other’s classes, inspire and learn from each other.

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Duke’s rich culture of interdisciplinary collaboration attracts exceptional faculty and students, adds a critical dimension to teaching and promotes study at the frontiers of research. Collaboration across disciplines, schools and institutes has given rise to innovations in undergraduate and graduate education, and in faculty research and recruitment. University-wide institutes, centers and initiatives—including Bass Connections—are incubating some of Duke’s most exciting research and teaching, and are fostering knowledge in service to society.

Today’s challenges demand new forms of expertise. Duke’s approach gives students opportunities to explore issues across disciplines, departments and methods. Learn more >

Interdisciplinary research at Duke takes many forms and can range from a single scholar to a broad team of investigators expanding the frontiers of knowledge. Learn more >

The interdisciplinary experience at Duke goes beyond the classroom and laboratory as faculty and students work to put knowledge in the service of society. Learn more >

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Big Problems? Big Data.

Matt Harding of Duke's Sanford School and Energy Initiative shares how big data can help solve public policy challenges.

Find out about interdisciplinary events going on around Duke's campus.

A weekly collection of interdisciplinary stories in the news from around the world.