myRESEARCHnavigators help investigators identify relevant resources, connect with experts, and understand processes and best practices for performing research at Duke.

Via our hotline and consultations, we can:

  • Provide guidance on research processes and requirements
  • Locate available services and resources, both on-campus and external
  • Help find Duke faculty or staff for potential collaborations
  • Arrange further consultations to help strengthen project design, translation of findings into practical application, and commercialization
  • Identify funding opportunities, including federal grants, industry, and institutional opportunities
  • Suggest educational and career development programs and resources


Our individualized onboarding sessions cover:

  • Finding funding or collaborators
  • Developing funding applications and publications
  • Offices and people that can help you
  • Researcher responsibilities, requirements, and training (tool here)
  • Data storage, management and computing
  • An overview of resources, including myRESEARCHhome and myRESEARCHpath
  • Provision of tailored recommendations for resources, as well as review of key resources for human subjects/clinical and basic scientists.

myRESEARCHnavigators are supported by the Office of Research and through the Duke Clinical & Translational Science Award (CTSA) grant UL1TR002553.