Category: Natural Sciences & Mathematics
Streambeds act as natural water filters by trapping particles and pollutants. To better understand the dynamics of these small yet complex systems, a UNC hydrologist is creating (and clogging) her … Continued
Since she was 14 years old, Liah McPherson has studied the lives of wild dolphins. This past summer, the freediving fanatic and UNC junior worked as a field assistant for The … Continued
Researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will play key roles in a new project that applies semantic technologies developed by computer and information scientists to the … Continued
Jack Davis, a political science major, created the Superhero Project last year to pair UNC Children’s Hospital patients with Carolina students and local artists to create superheroes modeled after the … Continued
Senior Morgan Yapundich is an undergraduate researcher majoring in chemistry within the UNC College of Arts & Sciences. Her research focuses on pharmacological experiments that will shed light on how … Continued
UNC psychologist Barbara Fredrickson will be awarded the TANG Prize to honor her “exceptional contributions to the well-being of humanity” on Nov. 12 in Toronto, Canada. Fredrickson, the Kenan Distinguished … Continued
Nancy Allbritton, the Kenan Distinguished Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Chemistry, received the 2017 Edward Kidder Graham Faculty Service Award at University Day, which recognizes distinguished service to the state, … Continued
Researchers have found that damage to white matter in the brains of former college and professional football players due to recurrent head impacts can be related to playing position and … Continued
Ten graduate students will walk to the front of the auditorium, with three minutes – and not a second more – to present their original research findings before an attentive … Continued
New ‘Blue’ makerspace in Carmichael Residence Hall fuses entrepreneurship and the art of doing – right at students’ front doors.
UNC-Chapel Hill faculty, students and staff recently joined with the 14 other universities in the Atlantic Coast Conference at the ACCelerate Creativity and Innovation Festival, where they shared the novel … Continued
A $300,000 grant from the Clare Boothe Luce Program will support three new graduate fellowships for women in chemistry at UNC-Chapel Hill, and UNC will commit to a fourth fellowship. … Continued
The Carolina Grad Student F1RSTS initiative is helping fist generation students succeed in graduate school and doctoral programs.
Chemistry undergraduates are developing their own research questions and projects in a new class at UNC, thanks to the drive and dedication of organic chemistry professor Nita Eskew.
Assistant Professor of Computer Science Mohit Bansal has received the prestigious Young Faculty Award from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) – becoming only the second UNC-Chapel Hill faculty … Continued
UNC researchers will explore using “popular opinion leaders” to prevent concussions in middle school sports
A three-year $1.65 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention will allow UNC researchers to study using the “Popular Opinion Leader” model in preventing concussions in middle … Continued
“Transformative” is the word professors Glenn Hinson and Stefan Jeglinski use repeatedly when speaking about the courses they’ve developed through the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s Quality Enhancement … Continued
For 70 years, the UNC Institute of Marine Sciences, located in Morehead City, has provided a home for Carolina scientists — from undergraduate students to tenured professors — to study … Continued
Institute for Convergent Science to focus on tackling the world’s biggest problems through multidisciplinary collaboration
As part of “For All Kind: The Campaign for Carolina,” launched Oct. 6, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill will create the UNC Institute for Convergent Science (ICS). … Continued