Welcome to Population Sciences at Duke. Duke is an exciting place to explore the population sciences. You have the chance to train with top population scientists with a wide set of diciplinary backgrounds and a wider set of research interests. DuPRI students are currently gaining an intense research experience here in the U.S. and throughout the world. Several important international data collection efforts are lead by Duke faculty in China, India, Indonesia, Mexico and other areas of the world and research opportunities abound. Our students have the opportunity to obtain cutting edge empirical skills as well as to develop deep substantive knowledge in important areas of the population sciences; and we offer training that allows you to integrate insights from biology, economics, psychology and sociology into your own research program. It is an exciting time to study at Duke!
DuPRI Population Sciences Workshop: held each Thursday from 3:30 - 5:00 PM, the Population SciencesWorkshop (DuPRI Seminar Series) invites world-class population scientists to present state-of-the-art research. The workshop is open to all DuPRI graduate students who are full participants. Visit the SEMINARS page on the DuPRI main website for the most current information regarding the Population Sciences Workshop.
The Population Association of America Conference: an important part of any population researcher's professional development is attending and presenting work at the PAA. DuPRI will help students prepare for presentations and poster sessions at the PAA. In conjunction with the Graduate School and home departments, DuPRI supports travel to the Annual PAA meetings. READ MORE