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September 16, 2016

Most of the current Bass Connections project teams are filled, but a few still have openings for this year. Some are open to applicants at all levels, while others seek graduate/professional students and postdocs.

September 15, 2016

As a scientist, I feel a responsibility for the public dissemination of research, which requires communication skills that are often different from those needed for success in one’s field.

September 14, 2016

Bass Connections in Brain & Society teams explore the neuroscience of cognition, emotions, expression and decision-making to tackle complex societal challenges and increase our understanding of what makes us human.

September 12, 2016

“What our team does is quantify the effectiveness of a music therapy program called Voices Together,” said Bass Connections team member Xin Tong Lim. “We came up with a coding scheme, and we’re looking at students with autism in nine classrooms.”

September 8, 2016

A Bass Connections project team brought together Duke faculty and students to explore issues of community and civic engagement with 30 young refugees who attend public schools in Durham.

September 8, 2016

Bass Connections team members talk about their collaboration with Brazilian students during an immersive experience in the Baixada Fluminense on the outskirts of Rio.

September 6, 2016

All Duke faculty, graduate/professional students, post-docs and trainees/fellows are invited to submit proposals by November 4, 2016. Please see the RFP/proposal application for details.

September 6, 2016

We’re hiring one or more undergraduate students to join our team. Preference will be given to students who are eligible for work-study and have participated in Bass Connections (previously or currently).

September 2, 2016

The Bass Connections Student Advisory Council is accepting applications through September 16. All Duke graduate and undergraduate students are eligible for this leadership opportunity.

September 1, 2016

I chose to apply to this team because I really wanted to get involved in hands-on scientific research. Furthermore, this is a field of research that is always changing and full of mysteries—and full of collaboration from so many different people and labs and specialties.

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