The Duke Global Health Institute offers grant opportunities to encourage intellectual engagement, and domestic and international research and service.

International Travel Grant - Request for Proposals

The Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI) is pleased to offer international travel awards of up to $5000 each to Duke faculty to pursue global health research opportunities in low- or middle-income countries (see World Bank list). These awards are aimed at faculty looking to explore new research collaborations by visiting an international site. Applications will be reviewed on a biannual schedule, and should include a brief description of proposed activities (no more than 3 pages), budget, and applicant’s CV or NIH biosketch.

Deadline: April 8, 2019 @ 5:00pm  | Contact: Kelly Deal, Assistant Director

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DGHI Funding for Strategic Investment Colloquia

DGHI Faculty are invited to request funding to convene colloquia for the purpose of defining opportunities for new joint faculty recruitments or other new investments related to the research objectives in the 2019-2024 Strategic Plan. DGHI Faculty, from any discipline, are eligible to propose colloquia. Groups of at least 5 participating faculty are eligible to apply. DGHI faculty must be the Primary Convener(s) and colloquia must include faculty from at least two or more different Schools, Institutes, Centers and/or Departments, and, if justified, from other partner organizations.

Deadline: April 15, 2019 | Contact: Kelly Deal, Assistant Director

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Duke / Duke-NUS Research Collaborations Pilot Projects - Request for Proposals

Duke University and Duke-NUS Medical School (Duke-NUS) are pleased to announce a call for proposals for collaborative research pilot projects between faculty based in Durham with those based in Singapore. The ultimate goal of this program is the development of international research teams that advance translational and clinical research, including research on medical technologies. Translational research is defined as research with an aim towards human application. Specific areas of focus for Duke-NUS and its Academic Medicine partner, SingHealth, are cancer, neuroscience, cardiometabolic disorders, infectious diseases, inflammation and immunology, eye diseases, health services research, and medical technologies/bioengineering.

Letter of Intent Deadline: March 1, 2019 | Full Proposal Deadline: April 26, 2019

Contact: Patricia Joseph

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Pilot Research - Request for Proposals

The Duke Global Health Institute (DGHI) invites interdisciplinary teams led by DGHI faculty to submit research proposals in an area of interest and/or priority for global health, that aim to achieve impact in strategic priority areas identified in the 2019-2024 Strategic Plan. Through this RFP, DGHI seeks to provide pilot funds to stimulate interdisciplinary research collaborations, with the larger goal of enabling investigators to leverage preliminary findings and data to obtain larger awards of external funding.

Deadline: 5:00 pm, May 1, 2019 | Contact: Kelly Deal, Assistant Director

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