News for Faculty and Staff

  • Friday, July 19, 2019

    As we near our transition from Meeting Room Manager to our new room scheduling software, EMS, the implementation team will transfer all current reservations to the new software.

    From July 27 until August 4, the implementation team will be testing the software; and both Meeting Room Manager and EMS will be offline. 

  • Thursday, July 18, 2019

    ​DUSON is committed to the safety of its faculty, staff and students. This month’s awareness focuses on extreme heat and what you can do to stay safe:

  • Thursday, July 18, 2019

    ​DUSON is committed to the safety of its faculty, staff and students. This month’s awareness focuses on extreme heat and what you can do to stay safe:

  • Thursday, July 18, 2019

    The Funding Opportunities widget is now available in myRESEARCHhome.

    This new tool recommends relevant internal and external funding opportunities based on your research profile. Opportunities can be sorted with filters, saved or removed with relevancy feedback, and shared with others. Recommendations are updated in real time as new funding cycles open.

    Experience the new widget and all myRESEARCHhome has to offer at mrh.duke.edu.

  • Thursday, July 18, 2019

    You may have noticed red buttons appearing in many of our classrooms and meeting spaces.  These are in place to allow occupants to quickly lock down the room in an armed intruder situation. 

    Remember, when an armed intruder is present in a building you need to make the personal decision to Run, Hide or Fight. These buttons are designed to help if you decide to Hide.

  • Thursday, July 18, 2019

    On Sept. 13, register to join the Practicing Inclusiveness in Healthcare conference. 

    Inclusiveness….what does it really mean and how is it practiced in healthcare? Many have heard the Golden Rule, treat others as you would like to be treated, very simple words but difficult at times to put into practice. Additionally, sometimes there are ways of interacting with people to be intentionally inclusive of which we may not be aware.

  • Thursday, July 18, 2019

    The Mobile App Gateway, supported by CTSI, is now accepting proposals for projects looking to create native smartphone apps for clinical research studies. The awards will cover effort to build an app using new functionality for RedCap, called MyCap. MyCap is based on ResearchKit/Research Stack and can create iOS and Android apps.

    Applications are due by Aug. 2. 

    Click here for more details.

  • Thursday, July 18, 2019

    Duke Institute for Health Innovation (DIHI) is preparing for the 5th DIHI Innovation Jam. This is a health and healthcare innovation pitch program that will take place on Oct. 17, 2019 from 10 a.m. until 12 p.m. on the 6th floor of Trent Semans. Duke innovators, inventors and entrepreneurs from across Duke will have an opportunity to pitch their health-related innovations to a team of Duke “investors.” All Duke faculty, staff, trainees and students are encouraged to apply. Applications are due August 17 at 5 p.m. 

  • Thursday, July 18, 2019

    In an article published recently in Duke Today "Duke's Safety App Get's New Look and Features," it was announced that input from the Duke community helped shape the redesign of Duke's LiveSafe app. 

    Nikki Holland, a dental assistant at the Duke Aesthetic Center, added the free LiveSafe app to her smartphone not long after it was made available to the Duke community in 2016.

  • Thursday, July 18, 2019

    In the educational technology environment, there are lots of useful information, tools and practices DUSON Educational Technology would like to share with faculty and staff.  To support the communication of this information, DUSON Educational Technology is pleased to introduce the High Tech Ed Vlog.  

    DUSON Educational Technology will post a new episode to this vlog every month to inform faculty and staff of some of the interesting and important things happening in the world of educational technology.  

    Please enjoy the first High Tech Ed Vlog!

  • Thursday, July 18, 2019

    Hanzhang Xu, medical instructor; and co-investigator Wei Pan, associate professor; recently submitted their NIH/NIA R01 application entitled "Racial and Ethnic Differences in Trajectories of Subjective Memory and Objective Cognitive Function in U.S. Older Adults." Their application requests funds for a project period of April 1, 2020 until March 31, 2024.

  • Wednesday, July 17, 2019

    In June 2015, through the efforts of the Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program and Adult Protective Services, residents of Durham came together to observe Elder Abuse Awareness Day – a day to raise awareness and hold conversations about the risk of elder abuse. The message focused on prevention and awareness for caregivers and the public—when abuse takes place and is not reported, the person(s) witnessing the event are also guilty of neglect or abuse. Group attendees were passionate and decided to continue the conversation about caring for the elderly and individuals living with dementia.

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