We are empowering the brightest and boldest thinkers to solve the world’s most pressing challenges.
The discoveries and advances that will move the world forward begin with attracting and supporting the very best faculty, students and staff.  

Duke Science and Technology (DST)

Duke is a place where scientific breakthroughs happen. Now, Duke Science and Technology is placing our biggest bets on global challenges that will have tremendous impact for every person on the planet: computing, materials science, and body and brain resilience.

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For Duke Researchers, Internal Seed Funding Yields a Robust Harvest

The Provost's collaboratory grants have helped faculty grow ideas and build foundations for larger external grants.

Learn more about Duke's collaboratories.

Reimagining Doctoral Education (RiDE)

Through the RiDE initiative, Duke has introduced new policies and programs to sustain disciplinary excellence in Ph.D. training while equipping doctoral students to make a difference in a wide array of professional contexts.

Explore RiDE highlights

Ph.D. Student Supplemental Summer Funding

The Provost’s Office supports an array of fellowships, funded internships and professional development assistantships for Ph.D. students.

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Supporting Research Success

The Office of Research & Innovation supports researchers and students through all phases of the research process.

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Investing in Faculty Development

Duke supports career growth and success through faculty development programs, resources and partnerships with academic units.

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Fostering Collaboration

Intellectual Community Planning Grants (ICPG) foster collaborative projects around new and emerging areas of interest. 

Learn more about ICPG opportunities

Empowering active, strategic learners


SOLD: The Science of Learning at Duke (EDUC 150) is a 0.5 credit course that presents well-researched strategies and learning techniques that allow students to develop a rich understanding of best practices, explore their unique approach to learning, and apply research-based strategies to create new pathways for their own growth. 

The Science of Learning at Duke (EDUC 150)