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.

Brandaleone Lab for Data and Visualization Services

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
Dig@Lab

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
Emergence Lab Logo

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
Innovation Studio

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
ISS Fab Lab

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
Murthy Digital Studio

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
PhD Lab in Digital Knowledge

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
S-1 lab

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
SSRI Connection

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)

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! Lab

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