Muser provides Duke students with regularly-scheduled, clearly articulated, and equitable access to research opportunities across all fields.

Research mentors are members of the Duke community who can provide meaningful research experiences for students. Mentors are graduate students, postdocs, lab technicians, research team leaders, principal investigators, and professors.

Timeline for Late Fall Round for Spring 2021 Projects

For Research Mentors

  • Friday, October 9 at 8:00am - First day to post projects
  • Sunday, October 18 at 11:59pm - Last day to post projects
  • Tuesday, October 27 at 8:00am - First day to accept applications
  • Friday, November 6 at 11:59pm - Last day to accept applications

For Students

  • Monday, October 19 at 8:00am - First day to apply for projects
  • Monday, October 26 at 11:59pm - Last day to apply for projects

Recent Musings

"Sitting at the Table Doesn't Make You a Diner"

John Markis, T’22 reflects on his summer Muser research experience in the Black Lives Matter/ Vidas Negras Importam Exhibition.

“Sitting at the table doesn’t make you a diner. You must be eating some of what’s on that plate. Being here in America doesn’t make you an American. Being born here in America doesn’t make you an American.” -Malcolm X