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November 2, 2017

A Bass Connections team traveled to the state of Sarawak in eastern Malaysia to study viral pathogens and investigate their impact on humans. Their research took them to hospital wards, open markets, swine farms and a pork processing plant.

November 2, 2017

With four in five new heroin users starting out with prescription painkillers, the path to opioid abuse often begins with legal pills. Duke in DC hosted a half-day forum on the opioid crisis aimed at congressional staffers, featuring the work of a Bass Connections team.

October 31, 2017

The Social Science Research Lab engages students in project-based learning in social science research principles and their real-world application.

October 27, 2017

Duke’s Global Women’s Health Technologies Center developed the Pocket Colposcope to screen for cervical cancer at far lower cost and with similar clinical performance to the existing standard-of-care colposcope.

October 25, 2017

Tommy Klug provides an update on his Bass Connections and DukeEngage research in the SAVA region of northeast Madagascar.

October 20, 2017

Bass Connections team member Madhu Vulimiri is part of the first cohort of Margolis Scholars selected from exceptional candidates from the MPP and JD programs at Duke.

October 11, 2017

Thirteen undergraduates, led by Geoff Ginsburg, Greg Wray, Greg Crawford and Susanne Haga, investigate two key issues facing precision health and medicine: family health history and infectious disease.

October 6, 2017

Tara Bansal and Kushal Kadakia are the winners of the Holsti Prize for excellence in undergraduate research using primary sources for political science or public policy.

October 6, 2017

Story+ is a Bass Connections summer program in humanities research with a public component. We invite proposals from Duke faculty, archivists and other campus community members by November 15.

October 5, 2017

Applications for the Student Research Training Program are due by October 15. There six sites this year: North Carolina, Guatemala, Honduras, India, Kenya and Uganda.

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