Independent Study at Duke provides an intensive, demanding, and individualized research experience at the cutting edge of modern science. In close collaboration with more senior researchers, the undergraduate researcher will acquire hands-on experience in the design and execution of of experiments, computation, and simulations. Further information is found in the Handbook for Majors and:
Chemistry 81S provides a first-year seminar course enabling students to participate in ongoing research projects of Duke faculty in the molecular sciences.
Read more about some of the interesting research Undergraduate Chemistry students are pursuing:
Chris Podracky: Undergraduate Explores Mechanisms of Bacterial Disease
Lindsey Olivere: Student Seeks Alternative Pathway for Parkinson's Treatment
Numerous summer research opportunities exist for Duke undergraduates on the Duke campus, in Research Triangle Park, and at Universities and national laboratories around the country. (more)