News

Call for Proposals!

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Bass Connections: Brain & Society is now accepting proposals for projects beginning Summer 2016. You are invited to submit proposals for projects that are: Interdisciplinary in nature: involving at least two faculty leaders from different fields Suitable for inclusion of multiple... read more about Call for Proposals! »


Center for Cognitive Neuroscience (CCN) Announces New Director

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

The Duke Institute for Brain Sciences (DIBS) is pleased to announce Roberto Cabeza, Ph.D., Professor of Psychology & Neuroscience and Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, as the newly appointed director of the Center for Cognitive Neuroscience (CCN), one of DIBS' flagship... read more about Center for Cognitive Neuroscience (CCN) Announces New Director »


Homecoming

Homecoming 2015

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

THIS SATURDAY, October 3. Duke takes on Boston College at this year's homecoming football game. As part of an already exciting homecoming weekend, we want to invite you to come out for some pre-game festivities on Saturday, October 3rd! DIBS and Duke Neuroscience will be hosting a table, so stop by... read more about Homecoming 2015 »


Duke Ice Cream Social

Ice Cream Social Friday Sept. 25th, 5:00-7:00 PM - Neuroscience Majors

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Come mingle with neuroscience professors, NMU members and other students at the Marketplace, East Campus!  Hosted by the Neuroscience Majors Union and Duke Institute for Brain Sciences read more about Ice Cream Social Friday Sept. 25th, 5:00-7:00 PM - Neuroscience Majors »


2015-16 DIBS Incubator Awards Announced

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

Eight interdisciplinary research teams at Duke have been selected to receive the 2015-2016 Duke Institute for Brain Sciences (DIBS) Research Incubator Awards (five new awards and three continuation awards). The Research Incubator Awards program is designed to encourage innovative approaches to... read more about 2015-16 DIBS Incubator Awards Announced »


DIBS Goes Underground

Wednesday, August 19, 2015

DIBS is pleased to announce that we have now moved into our new 10,000+ square-foot space, including community gathering spaces, laboratories, and offices. Come visit us! Enter the new space through the glass cube on the patio of the Levine Science Research Center. read more about DIBS Goes Underground »


Neuroscience and Philosophy Project Receives Templeton Grant

Monday, October 6, 2014

A recent grant from the John Templeton Foundation will bring philosophers together with neuroscientists to learn each others’ fields and then design and perform experiments together.The project, headed by Walter Sinnott-Armstrong, Chauncey Stillman Professor in Practical Ethics in... read more about Neuroscience and Philosophy Project Receives Templeton Grant »


Stop and Listen: Study Shows How Movement Affects Hearing

Thursday, August 28, 2014

When we want to listen carefully to someone, the first thing we do is stop talking. The second thing we do is stop moving altogether. This strategy helps us hear better by preventing unwanted sounds generated by our own movements.This interplay between movement and hearing also has a counterpart... read more about Stop and Listen: Study Shows How Movement Affects Hearing »


Research Incubator Awards Announced

Monday, June 23, 2014

Ten interdisciplinary research teams at Duke have been selected to receive the 2014-2015 Duke Institute for Brain Sciences (DIBS) Research Incubator Awards (four new awards and six continuation awards).The Research Incubator Awards program is designed to encourage innovative approaches to problems... read more about Research Incubator Awards Announced »


$15 Million Award Announced for Duke Autism Research

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

DIBS faculty Geraldine Dawson and her colleague Joanne Kurtzberg have received an award to fund the first two years of a five-year project. Their project “explores the use of umbilical cord blood cells to treat autism, stroke, cerebral palsy and related brain disorders.” The award is a gift from... read more about $15 Million Award Announced for Duke Autism Research »


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