Research Town Halls

The Duke Research Town Hall Series is a recurring, engaging series developed to support and enhance a strong research culture at Duke University. Monthly sessions will feature research best practices, research tools, and new research initiatives.  If you have suggested topics, please contact us (ASIST@duke.edu). We look forward to seeing you at future events!

Upcoming Research Town Halls


Open Scholarship: Addressing Incentives, Equity and Obstacles

January 23, 2023 | 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Location: 

Trent Semans Center, Great Hall

8 Searle Center Dr, Durham, NC 27710

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LINK TO EVENT RECORDING - coming soon!

Resources for Managing Research Data at Duke

December 13, 2022 | 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Location: zoom

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On Managing Research Grants at Duke Successfully: Updates and Sponsor Requirements

October 24, 2022 | 10:00 am to 11:30 am

Location: zoom

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Research Town Hall: The Ethics of Translational and Innovative Research

September 28, 2022 | 10:00 am to 11:30 am

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Town Hall: Best Practices, Tools and Resources for Successful Research Grants at Duke

June 1, 2022 | 10:00 am to 11:30 am

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Research Town Hall: Getting Ahead of Problems Before They Arise: Research Administration for Faculty

March 15, 2022 | 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

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Disseminating Research to the Public

February 23, 2022 |  10:00 - 11:30 am
 
 
 

Academic Research and Social Responsibility

January 31, 2022 | 2:00 - 3:30 pm

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Promoting a Positive Culture and Work Environment in Research

November 12, 2021 | 10:00 am to 11:30 am

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Enabling the Environment for Conducting Research with Integrity at Duke

September 17, 2021 | 10:00 am to 11:30 am

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Develop and Submit Your Proposal with myRESEARCHsuite

August 24, 2021, | 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

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Research Team Communication Practices: From day-to-day interactions to communication across continents

June 15, 2021 | 10:00 am to 11:30 am

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Virtual Research Town Hall: The Role of Mentoring in Managing Research Team Communication

May 20, 2021 | 10:00 am to 11:30 am
 
 
 

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Updates, tips and tricks for successful grant submission & management

April 12, 2021 | 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

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Research Town Hall: Authorship, Ownership and Plagiarism


From Regrettable Research Practices to Rigorous and Reproducible Research

February 19, 2021

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Fundamentals of the Scientific Process

January 27, 2021 | 11:00 am to 12:30 pm

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Requirements, resources, and tools for researchers at Duke

December 7, 2020 | 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm

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Counteracting Perverse Incentives in Academic Research: The Open Science Initiative and other Duke institutional resources

November 19, 2020 | 10:00 am to 11:30 am

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The Science of Publishing in Academia

October 15, 2020 | 10:00 am to 11:30 am

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Virtual Town Hall: The Impact of COVID 19 on Research at Duke

September 3, 2020 | 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

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Virtual Town Hall: Updates on Idle Effort Reporting, Conflict of Interest and Research Quality at Duke

August 3, 2020 | 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm

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Communicating Research and Health Policy

July 9, 2020,  2:00 - 3:30 pm

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Global Research at Duke. Best Practices and Key regulatory considerations

May 18, 2020,  2:00 - 3:30 pm, Zoom

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Building Good Institutional Practices at Duke

November 5, 2019, 2:00 - 3:30 pm, Trent Semans Great Hall

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Why Mentors Matter? How to Build Responsible Mentoring in Research

October 14, 2019, 2:00 - 3:30 pm, Trent Semans Great Hall

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On the Respect of Data

September 11, 2019, 2:00 - 3:30 pm, Penn Pavilion

 

View the slides from this research town hall here

Read the blog article: "Creative People Tend to Cheat More and This Should Make Us Feel Worried"

Submitting grants… everything but the science: Tools to streamline proposal development

August 1, 2019, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

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Ch-Ch-Ch-Ch-Changes! Duke's Research Proposal Submission Process

June 11, 2019

Research Town Hall on International Collaborations at Duke

May 6, 2019, 2:00 - 3:30 pm

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Research Town Hall on Caring for your Data: Resources for Research Data Management

April 10, 2019

Research Town Hall on Balancing Entrepreneurship and COI: SBIR and STTR Funding Mechanisms

March 5, 2019

Plagiarism Town Hall: Plagiarism and Intellectual Credit

February 6, 2019

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Authorship Town Hall: Whose Paper is it Anyway? A Discussion on Authorship

January 7, 2019

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Improving Grantspersonship From a Reviewer’s Perspective

December 3, 2018

Duke-wide Research Town Hall : Big Data and Environmental Health Research

November 1, 2018
 

NIH Town Hall: Institutional Update and Panel on Rigor and Reproducibility

May 29, 2018