The following is a partial list of departmental and school honors for 2012-13 some additional awards will be announced at departmental events this weekend duke juniors kushal seetharam and yaohua xue are among 271 students awarded goldwater scholarships for the 2013-14 academic year the one- and. Honors thesis duke number 9 in 2018 for universities but now, in thrifts terms, a material level the sooner we can talk about youth participants were not even recommended in a room, in a. Home undergraduate resources placement guidelines placement guidelines below is a chart that provides placement recommendations based on high school background, math sat (or act) score, and your score on the chemistry ap examination or its equivalent (if taken. Past honors theses may be reviewed in the biology library, nobel 224 (these copies must remain in the biology library) if you would like to check out a specific honors thesis, you may do so from the folke bernadotte library.
The undergraduate honors program in biology is intended to recognize those students who have demonstrated excellence in the conduct of a research project in the biological sciences, the preparation of a written thesis, and the defense of the thesis. Education • post-doctoral associate, duke university • phd carleton university robert smith’s research focuses on using synthetic biology to develop tools or theory designed to prevent biological invasion as a mentor to honors thesis students, he welcomes highly focused and energetic students to join the lab in thesis projects. Honors program honors program two tracks to honors economics, and health care/biology) together—kyra socolof pps'14 highlight for basic page sex work and the politics of space sample honors theses students complete honors projects in a variety of topic areas using diverse methodologies some projects produce essays that.
Biotap duke university biology thesis assessment protocol biotap is a thesis assessment protocol created in response to a campus-wide initiative to promote undergraduate research at duke university the goals of this initiative are to increase the collectively assess honors theses in biology in particular, i’d like to thank susan. Theses and dissertations browse by undergraduate honors theses and student papers theses and papers by duke undergraduates recent submissions two applications of summary statistics: view more affiliation of duke author(s) duke (55) school of medicine (26). Duke's own library system is one of the leading institutions in the country, holding in excess of 5,000,000 volumes and housing a highly regarded special collections library, all of which have particular strength in history.
Paths to the honors thesis path 1 the best setting in which to foster the research process is a two-semester workshop, resembling graduate workshops. We assessed honors theses written by 190 biology majors who graduated from duke university between 2005 and 2008 to be eligible for the honors program, students must have a minimum grade point average (gpa) of 30 within the biology major and must complete a thesis. Theses are evaluated by the honors program director and a committee of history department faculty who award projects distinction, high distinction, or highest distinction committee members also award the william t laprade prize to the thesis deemed to be of exceptional quality.
Write an honors thesis and have it approved (ie signed) by your thesis supervisor and the biology honors advisor consider enrolling in biol:4898 - communicating research for 1 sh this seminar course will help you through the mechanics of writing your honors thesis and presenting your research at the biology honors colloquium. Graduation with distinction also requires the completion of an original research project, usually carried out as an independent study in biology (eg biology 293/493), or in an appropriate biological science department at duke university, or as an interdisciplinary study that includes biology as a focus. Honors i n the major in biology is awarded upon completion of a research proposal, an advanced honors thesis, and at least two semesters of direct independent study course work as determined by the student's honors thesis advisor.
The honors program in biological sciences is designed to offer advanced training in laboratory and field research through the performance of an original research project under the direct guidance of a member of the cornell faculty. The research findings are presented in a written thesis although the format is not prescribed, the thesis usually consists of a short introduction, relevant materials and methods, a concise presentation of the meaningful data, a discussion, and the student’s interpretation of the conclusions. Senior thesis examples graduating seniors in biological sciences have the option of submitting a senior thesis for consideration for honors and research prizes below are some examples of particularly outstanding theses from recent years (pdf). The department of physics at duke university in durham, north carolina, usa, invites applications and nominations for the robert richardson endowed professorship in experimental physics of atoms, molecules, and condensed matter.
Pomona is a four-year undergraduate institution, and enrolled approximately 1,700 students representing all biology honors thesis duke states and 63 countries as of fall 2018 the college maintains 48 majors and 600 courses, though students have access to nearly 2000 additional courses at the other claremont colleges. Directed by duke faculty members archived versions of recent honors theses surabhi beriwal statistical analysis of fruit fly wing vein topology (2018) [with e miller.
1 biology’honors’requirements’&guidelines’’ thesedepartmentalrequirementscomplementthoseofthe college 1) gparequirement’ 2) graduatecourserequirement. In support of interdisciplinary efforts at duke, the curriculum committee approved in fall 2002 an option to permit a student to pursue double honors for a single thesis written for two separate departments or programs, an option distinct from that of completing two entirely separate theses and earning honors in each in doing so, the committee. Ebio student's honors thesis submissions from past years are archived here with abstracts from the student's respective papers peruse several of the submissions to get a sense of the area's of study our students delve into for their honors thesis projects.