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$500K DataWorks! Prize challenge, new humanities research support, and more

 June 21, 2022

Updates & Announcements

Register to Participate by Next Tuesday, June 28

Build a Culture of Data Sharing and Reuse, Win Up to $100K

The new DataWorks! Prize challenge, with a prize purse of $500K, aims to support the research community by highlighting the role of data sharing and reuse in scientific discovery while recognizing and rewarding researchers who engage in these practices. To participate, research teams share their stories through a simple two-stage application. Through narrative prompts, teams share details of the practices they used, the scientific impact of their achievements and the potential for replicating their practices for further scientific research. Once registered, round one of submissions are due July 19, 2022.

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Open Payments Program Expansion

The Open Payments program has expanded to include five additional provider types: Physician Assistants; Nurse Practitioners; Clinical Nurse Specialists; Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists and Anesthesiologist Assistants; and Certified Nurse-Midwives. Program Year 2021 will be the first data set that the newly added covered recipients will be included in and will publish this month.

Learn More at Open Payments


Resources & Tools


Humanities Research Support in myRESEARCHpath

A new page is now available in myRESEARCHpath dedicated to connecting faculty and staff in the humanities with resources and services to support their research projects. Researchers can access information about primary sources and archival materials, funding for humanities research projects, writing and publication support and resources for those engaged in interdisciplinary research.

Access Support in myRESEARCHpath


Tools and Resources for Successful Research Grants at Duke

When preparing to submit a proposal, it's important to understand the systems, processes, and roles and responsibilities of all parties involved in the submission well in advance of sponsor and internal deadlines. The Duke Office of Scientific Integrity discusses navigating the challenges of grant submissions as well as the many tools and resources that can be accessed to boost the quality and integrity of grant applications.

Learn More About the Tools and Resources


Questions About Open Source? Ask the Digital Innovations Team

Open Source Software (OSS) and Open Source Licensing (OSL) have become integral parts of how software research and development is performed and shared with the world. For hands on help with questions about open source, including how to leverage it with your own research projects at Duke, contact the OTC Digital Innovations team.

Learn More About Open Source