Bass ConnectionsBass Connections brings together Duke faculty and students to explore real-world issues in interdisciplinary research teams.
Companies, governments and organizations are looking for graduates with training and experience tackling complex issues. Through Bass Connections, Duke is channeling its unique culture of collaboration, ambitious entrepreneurial spirit and established record of applying classroom learning to pressing global problems, to create a distinctive new model for education.
Each project is a collaboration between two or more schools, institutes, and initiatives, bringing together students and faculty from diverse and interdisciplinary backgrounds. Below are some of the recent projects involving Science & Society students and faculty.
Our Bass Connections Projects
- Biometrics and Immigration Policy (2020-2021)
- Mobile EEG Devices: Group Interactions, Privacy and the Brain (2020-2021)
- Going to Mars: Science, Society and Sustainability (2020-2021)
- Gene Therapy for Alzheimer’s Disease and Ethical Aspects of Genome Editing (2020-2021)
- Data-driven Approaches to Illuminate the Responses of Lakes to Multiple Stressors (2019-2020)