Spaces

Duke has various spaces around campus where you can find hardware or software for digital research projects. On top of advanced software and hardware, many of these spaces have support staff that can help you get started with that new technology.

Data and Visualization Services provides consulting services and instruction that support data-driven research.

Access: open
Features of space: consultation, hardware/equipment, project support, software

The name Dig@Lab recalls the main goal of this research lab, which is “digging for information”, looking for new interpretations at the intersection of archeology, cybernetics, heritage, computer science, neuroscience...

Access: affiliated projects
Features of space: hardware/equipment, project support, software, training/workshops

Since 2014, the Emergence Lab has been a site of interdisciplinary teaching, research, and collaborative creative work at the undergraduate, graduate, and faculty levels. 

Access: academic courses, affiliated projects
Features of space: hardware/equipment, software

Over the first few years of the Co-Lab, we've provided great resources and support for software projects, but we've left the hardware projects behind. We've never really had a home base for the tools, equipment, and support needed for this kind...

Access: affiliated projects, open
Features of space: hardware/equipment, project support, training/workshops

The Information Science + Information Studies (ISIS) Lab  supports information technology exploration for ISIS students, Art, Art History & Visual Studies, and the Media Arts + Sciences community.

Access: academic courses, affiliated projects
Features of space: hardware/equipment, software

The Murthy Digital Studio provides low-barrier and immediate access to tools for organizing and analyzing qualitative research, and encourages peer-to-peer learning of new tools and approaches. The studio is located on the first floor of Bostock...

Access: open
Features of space: consultation, project support, software, training/workshops

The PhD Lab in Digital Knowledge at the Franklin Humanities Institute (FHI) provides an arena in which PhD and MFA students involved in the humanities and interpretive social sciences can learn about new digital scholarship, engage with its...

Access: affiliated projects
Features of space: training/workshops

Our collaborative work uses biometric and environmental sensing technologies to expand our access to sensory experience beyond the five senses. Our work is informed by the premise that digital technologies have opened new vistas for accessing and...

Access: affiliated projects
Features of space: hardware/equipment, software

Surrounded by team rooms devoted to research and projects, a welcoming, large space known as 'The Connection' features informal areas to cross paths on the way to coffee and refreshments, and extensive whiteboards and writable glass to facilitate...

Access: academic courses, open
Features of space: consultation, project support, training/workshops

The Duke immersive Virtual Environment (DiVE) came on-line in 2006 representing the fourth 6-sided CAVE-like system in the United States. The DiVE is a 3m x 3m x 3m stereoscopic rear projected room with head and hand tracking and real time...

Access: affiliated projects
Features of space: hardware/equipment

Wired! is a group of faculty, staff, post-docs, graduate, and undergraduate students at Duke University who apply cultural and historical visualization technologies and methods to the study of material culture, art, architectural, and urban...

Access: academic courses, affiliated projects
Features of space: hardware/equipment, project support, software, training/workshops