Funding Opportunities

 

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The Duke Office of the Provost provides support for Duke faculty to develop programs at DKU. Formerly awarded in the form of Education and Research Innovations in China (ERIC) grants, funding is currently available directly through the Provost’s Office for research projects, workshops, conferences, and other initiatives. Inquiries can be directed to dkuprograms@duke.edu.

A list of ERIC projects funded between 2011-2018 to support Duke faculty activities at Duke Kunshan University and throughout China can be found below.

Renovating Chinese Industry by AI Mind: An International Workshop on Artificial Intelligence

Krishnendu Chakrabarty, Electrical and Computer Engineering 

East Asian Pop Culture in the Era of China's Rise

Leo Ching, Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

Global Philosophies, Global Universities

Owen Flanagan, Philosophy

Building Capacity for Surveillance and Detection of Novel Respiratory Viruses at DKU

Greg Gray, MD, Duke School of Medicine and Duke Global Health Institute

Belt and Road Biodiversity Mapping Workshop: Convening key partners to quantify the environmental
impacts of Chinese infrastructure development in Asia and Africa

Stuart Pimm, Nicholas School of the Environment, Environmental Science and Policy Division

Workshop on the Great Silk Road Economic Belt

Erika Weinthal, Nicholas School of the Environment, Environmental Science and Policy Division

Characterizing the Uncertainty on Future Electricity Demand in China: Understanding the Behavior, Attitudes and Beliefs of Residential Users

Dalia Patino-Echeverri, Nicholas School of the Environment

Information Literacy and News Visiting Professor at DKU Grant Request

Ken Rogerson, Sanford School of Public Policy

mHealth conference @ DKU: Partnerships to Promote NCD Research on Mobile and Digital Technology in China (Oct 13-14, 2017)

Janet Prvu Bettger, Duke School of Medicine and Duke Global Health Institute

Assessment of Use and Perception of Electronic Cigarettes in Mainland China: Involving Duke Kunshan University Undergraduates in Research Addressing the World’s Largest Tobacco Use Epidemic

Yantao Zuo, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Environmental Humanities in Asia Conference at DKU (May 21-24, 2017)

Prasenjit Duara, Global Asia Initiative and Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

Meteorites and the Solar System Symposium at DKU (September 22-24, 2017)

Nicholas Gessler, Information Science + Studies

Building Capacity for Surveillance and Detection of Novel Respiratory Viruses at DKU

Greg Gray, MD, Duke School of Medicine and Duke Global Health Institute

Translational Pain Research Symposium at DKU (June 21-23, 2017)

Ru-Rong Ji, Duke School of Medicine

Global Cinema and Coloniality Conference at DKU (June 8-9, 2017)

Nayoung Aimee Kwon, Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

Repeating the Line: The Use of Patterns in Chinese Art, Print Culture, and Contemporary Architecture

Merrill Shatzman, Art, Art History and Visual Studies

Crime, Media and Policy Visiting Professor Grant

Ken Rogerson, Public Policy

Geographic Information System Training for Research and Public Health

Paul Lantos, MD, Pediatric Infectious Diseases and General Internal Medicine

Water - Energy Workshop III

Avner Vengosh, Nicholas School of the Environment, Division of Earth and Ocean Sciences, and Marc Deshusses, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Gaming, Conflict and Asia: Workshop and Gameplay at DKU (June 1-2, 2016)

Leo Ching, Shai Ginsburg and Nayoung Aimee Kwon, Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

Critical Thinking Skills at DKU: Workshop, Study Group, and Best Practices (September 23-24, 2016)

Ken Rogerson, Sanford School of Public Policy

Scientific Workshop on Ozone Research

Junfeng (Jim) Zhang, Global and Environmental Health

Entrepreneurial Fundamentals Workshop (December 10-11, 2016)

Jesko von Windheim, Environmental Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Preparing for a Changing Climate and Altered Landscape: A Workshop for Uniting Theoretical and Empirical Approaches to Biodiversity Science

Anne Yoder, Biology

Chinese Digital Humanities Workshop (June 15-16, 2017)

Carlos Rojas, Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

Interfaces: the human experience of engineering

Thomas DeFrantz, Electrical and Computer Engineering

Research Independent Studies on Decision-making: An Undergraduate Research Program

Brian Hare, Evolutionary Anthropology

Governance Issues in Contemporary China Conference (April 21, 2017)

William Keech, Political Science

Empire and Language: Translingual Inter-Asia Workshop (March 12, 2015)

Nayoung Aimee Kwon, Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

Water-Energy Workshop II (October 14-15, 2015)

Avner Vengosh, Nicholas School of the Environment, Division of Earth and Ocean Sciences, and Marc Deshusses, Civil and Environmental Engineering

Chinese Science Fiction and the Post-Human (September 18, 2015)

Carlos Rojas, Asian and Middle Eastern Studies

Sidney Gamble Photograph Exhibition in China (Supplemental Funding for Exhibit Extension)

Guo-Juin Hong, Asian and Middle Eastern Studies, and Luo Zhou, Duke University Libraries

Workshop to Evaluate the Feasibility in Establishing Research Centers on Physical Sciences and Engineering at DKU

Jie Liu, Chemistry

Workshop on Designing a Professional Graduate Program on Environmental Management

Erika Weinthal, Nicholas School of the Environment

Courses in Computational Evolutionary Analyses

Allen Rodrigo, Biology

Developing Medical Physics Graduate Program at DKU

Fang-Fang Yin, Medical Physics Graduate Program

Writing in DKU

Denise Comer, The Thompson Writing Program

Obesity & Type 2 Diabetes in Chinese and American Children: Ethnic, Social, and Biological Determinants, Clinical Management, and Implications for Public Health Systems and Policy

Michael Freemark, Cell Biology, Pediatrics-Endocrinology

Sidney Gamble Photograph Exhibition in China

Guo-Juin Hong, Asian and Middle Eastern Studies and Luo Zhou, Duke University Libraries

Innovations in Long Term Care: A US-Chinese Partnership for Education and Research

Eleanor McConnell, Geriatrics and Duke Aging Center

Neuroeconomics in China

Craig Roberts, Neuroscience

The Biological Root of Human Nature: An Interdisciplinary Education Program on Evolutionary Anthropology

Brian Hare, Evolutionary Anthropology

Bringing NESCent to China: Developing a Synthesis Center Model to Facilitate Collaboration across Space and Time

Allen Rodrigo, Biology

Community Health Observatory in Kunshan (CHOK): A Proposal for Establishing Demographic Health Surveillance Site in China

Shenglan Tang, Duke Global Health Institute

Building Bridges in Arts/Humanities: Theater Studies Research Group

Claire Conceison, Theater Studies