Bass Connections in the World

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Join us for a special Bass Connections event featuring research stories from four 2018-19 project teams. Refreshments will be provided.

Students will share research findings, tools and applications in development, lessons from the field and experiences doing community-engaged research with local and international partners. This event is part of Duke at Home in the World, a month-long series of events highlighting how Duke students, faculty and staff are engaged with communities all over the world.

Presenting teams will include:

Environmental Epidemiology in Latin America: Artisanal Gold Mining in the Peruvian Amazon
Speakers: Jackie Gerson (Ph.D. in Ecology) and Kelsey Lansdale ’19

Big Data for Reproductive Health
Speakers: Katherine Gan ’21, Molly Paley ’20 and Nicole Rapfogel ’19

Refining Surveillance for Zoonotic Respiratory Viruses in Sarawak, Malaysia
Speaker: Julie Zemke (M.S. in Global Health)

Developing a Mobile Phone-based Community Health Program for Hypertension Control in Nepal
Speakers: Namratha Atluri ’19, Rinchen Doma ’20, Rishika Gundi ’21 and Olivia Neely ’20

For those interested in Bass Connections, this event will be a great way to hear about the project team experience directly from students. Stop by, listen to teams’ research stories and bring questions.

For students on Bass Connections teams, come out to learn something new and support the work of your peers.

Wondering how to join a team?
2019-20 Bass Connections project teams will be announced in January. To learn more about new project teams and talk with team leaders, stop by the Bass Connections Fair on January 22.

Bass Connections in the World event graphic.

The Edge Workshop Room (Room 127), Bostock Library