Get started in research and develop your research skills.
Workshops and other research skill building opportunities
R for data science: getting started, EDA, data wrangling
Fri, Sep 18, 2020 — 10:00 AM, Presented by John Little and the Duke Center for Data and Visualization Sciences
This workshop is part of the Rfun series. R and the Tidyverse are a data-first coding language that enables reproducible workflows. In this two-part workshop, you’ll learn the fundamentals of R, everything you need to know to quickly get started. You’ll learn how to access and install RStudio, how to wrangle data for analysis, gain a brief introduction to visualization, practice Exploratory Data Analysis (EDA), and how to generate reports.
Register and find the details here.
IRB Approval Workshop (TBA)
Powerpoint: Grant Writing Workshop Powerpoint
Hosted by the URS Office Director, Dean Sarah Russell and Directors of Academic Engagement, the Getting Started in Research Workshop focuses on types of research experiences available for Duke Undergraduates and helps students connect to opportunities for research.
Past Events Held Annually:
November- Summer Opportunites Fair, Location: Penn Pavilion
October - Majors Fair, Location: Penn Pavilion
Communicating your results is a critical part of the research experience.
State of North Carolina Undergraduate Research and Creativity Symposium (SNCURCS)
Colleges, universities and community colleges in North Carolina host a symposium each year to showcase N.C. undergraduate student research and creative work. SNCURCS provides undergraduate scholars in all fields a forum to share the results of their work through posters, presentations, performances, and works of art. If you’re a sophomore in North Carolina, you’re also eligible for the Barthalmus Research Grant to support ongoing undergraduate research (Find the application here) East Carolina University and Elizabeth City State University are proud to co-host the SNCURCS live virtual event.
- Abstract Submission Portal Opens: Sept. 14, 2020 (Find the abstract submission information here)
- Barthalmus Research Award Submission Deadline: Oct. 9, 2020 at noon (Find the application here)
- Abstract Deadline: Oct. 15, 2020, 11:59 p.m. (Find the abstract submission information here)
- Presentation Upload Dates: Oct. 26, 2020, 8 a.m. to Nov. 4, 2020, 11:59 p.m.
- Students Preview Date: Nov. 6, 2020, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
- Live Event Date: Nov. 7, 2020, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
- Open through Nov. 14, 2020
Significant Undergraduate Conferences:
April 2021 - Visible Thinking, Duke Undergraduate Research Symposium, Location: Penn Pavilion