Upcoming Events

information.Due to the COVID-19 situation, all events at Duke are either canceled or moving to a virtual platform. This notice supersedes any announcements below.

Dan Blazer, II, MD, MPH, PhD
Thursday, August 6, 2020 - 12:00pm

Dr. Blazer is the JP Gibbons Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Duke University School of Medicine. He received his MD degree from the University of Tennessee and his MPH and PhD degrees from the University of North Carolina. A former interim chair of Psychiatry and Dean of Medical... read more about Social Isolation and Loneliness: What Mental Health Professionals Can Do? »

Tema Jon Okun, PhD
Thursday, August 13, 2020 - 12:00pm

Tema Jon Okun is a North Carolina activist. She has spent many years working for and in the social justice community. For over 10 of those years she worked in partnership with the late and beloved Kenneth Jackson Jones as part of the ChangeWork training group and now facilitates long-term anti-... read more about Racism and White Supremacy: Our Stake in Advancing Equity »

Wednesday, August 26, 2020 - 12:00pm

Rick Hoyle is Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience and Director of the Center for the Study of Adolescent Risk and Resilience, a NIDA-funded Center of Excellence. The primary focus of his research program is self-regulation, the means by which people autonomously pursue goals. A secondary focus... read more about Conceptual and Statistical Considerations for Deciding What to Target with Behavior-Change Interventions »

Friday, September 11, 2020 - 9:00am

Calling all Duke Visionaries! Please join us Sept 11, 2020, for a virtual VisionFest highlighting Duke vision research. Keynote speaker: Joseph Carroll, PhD Medical College of Wisconsin Sponsored by Duke University School of Medicine, Duke Institute for Brain Sciences, and Duke Neurobiology.... read more about VisionFest 2020 »

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 - 12:00pm

Walter Sinnott-Armstrong is Chauncey Stillman Professor of Practical Ethics in the Department of Philosophy and the Kenan Institute for Ethics at Duke University. He holds secondary appointments in Duke's Law School and Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, and he is affiliated with the Duke... read more about Does Addiction Remove Responsibility? »

Tuesday, November 3, 2020 - 10:00am

Join us for an open discussion about Perverse Incentives in Academic Research, their impact on research integrity and institutional resources to overcome them. Attending this event fulfills the Responsible Conduct of Research requirement for Faculty and Staff, RCR-200. Speakers: Geeta Swamy, MD,... read more about Counteracting Perverse Incentives in Academic Research: The Open Science Initiative and other Duke institutional resources »

Smoller headshot
Thursday, December 3, 2020 - 12:00pm

Professor of Psychiatry and Epidemiology Director, Psychiatric and Neurodevelopmental Genomics Unit Harvard Medical School and Harvard School of Public Health; Massachusetts General Hospital Zoom info will be available soon *This is a joint event with Duke Psychiatry Grand Rounds. read more about Genomic and Precision Medicine Forum: Jordan Smoller, M.D., Sc.D. »