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Intellectual Community Planning Grants [Duke Internal Funding -- For Duke Faculty Only]
The Provost’s Office is once again offering support to Duke faculty who are interested in convening a group of colleagues to begin or test a new collaboration around a shared intellectual interest.
Project funds ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 will be awarded for use during the 2023 calendar year. Recipients can use funds to cover the cost of meeting venues, external speakers, event materials, books or other meeting costs, and/or exploratory research (as by a student research assistant) into potential collaborators at Duke, UNC, NC State, NCCU, RTI, or organizations in Durham or the Triangle. Expenses for meetings, travel and in-person events are contingent upon university guidelines.
Deadlines: January 20, 2023 (extended)
- Any Duke regular rank faculty member, from any discipline, is eligible to propose and form a new collaborative group.
- Each group should have at least five participating faculty members.
- Prospective collaborations may be framed around disciplinary, interdisciplinary or multidisciplinary themes. The search function at email@example.com is a useful tool to find other faculty who share a particular intellectual interest. Other resources to help identify and engage collaborators and stakeholders are available via Duke’s myRESEARCHpath.
- Proposals should identify a faculty lead organizer (PI).
- Collaborative groups that include faculty from the schools of Medicine and Nursing are welcome to apply, so long as that contingent does not comprise a majority of committed faculty.