Four Groups of Duke Faculty Receive Collaboratory Grants for Research on Issues Affecting North Carolina and Global Communities
Four groups led by Duke University faculty have been awarded Collaboratory grants for research into pressing local and global challenges.
“From investigations in our own backyard into evaluating water safety and lessening the impact of evictions on child development, to research aimed at increasing solar energy efficiency and minimizing the spread of infectious diseases on a global scale, these proposals speak to our dedication to improving the human condition,” said Provost Sally Kornbluth. “Supporting faculty research is an essential way to advance the fundamental learning and discovery at which we excel, and those investments provide ripple effects that benefit teaching and service.”
Nicholas Institute staff members Amy Pickle, director of the State Policy Program, and Kay Jowers, senior policy associate for the State Policy Program, serve on two of the Duke faculty groups awarded grants. Brian Murray, director of the Duke University Energy Initiative and Nicholas Institute faculty affiliate, is also a grant recipient.
The grant period is one year with a possibility of renewal.