Category: Research and Innovation
College of Arts and Sciences and Gillings professors receive one of the most distinguished honors in the scientific community.
A new NEH grant will support UNC scholars’ creation of an immersive web environment designed to bring Jane Austen’s writing room — and her world — to life.
A research team including Wubin Bai, assistant professor in the department of applied physical sciences, has developed “bloomable” robots, microelectronics that fold to fit inside catheters for more effective and … Continued
The Graduate School announced its 2023 Impact Awards, which are designed to recognize the significance of graduate student research and students’ contributions to North Carolina in areas of education, economic, physical, … Continued
Carolina study shows habitual checking of social media may impact young adolescents’ brain development
The study provides some of the first findings on how social media usage could have long-standing and important consequences on the development of adolescent brains.
Between July 2020 and the end of June 2021, Carolina increased its annual research expenditures to $1.2 billion across all fields, with federal awards accounting for $748 million. The College of … Continued
Mike Piehler has been contributing to research at Carolina for 25 years. He was recently featured in the Office of UNC Research’s feature “Rooted.”
NASA’s Dec. 15 launch of an eye in the sky to monitor Earth’s water follows 18 years of work by Tamlin Pavelsky, a professor in the College of Arts and … Continued
RYOBI Tools, a product line known for innovative and versatile design, has outfitted the campus makerspaces with a range of tools and equipment.
A new paper sheds light on the nature of atomic nuclei.
The Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering at Carolina and NC State leverages the best of both universities to create a unique program for students.
Isabel Silva-Romero studies how ocean temperatures affect the food web on rocky reefs around the Galápagos Islands.
This year, more than 30 researchers from Carolina made Clarivate’s Highly Cited Researchers list as trailblazers in research among their peers, including five from UNC’s College of Arts and Sciences.
By investigating the behavior of stem cells in a microscopic worm, Kacy Gordon’s lab hopes to produce useful knowledge at larger scales of biological complexity.
The Mellon Foundation-funded digital archive of veteran experiences will debut in June 2023 and is presented in part by UNC’s Southern Oral History Program.
Michelle Freeman uncovers how clergy and laity revered saints in the fourth to sixth centuries to improve cultural understanding today.
Allen Wood, who is pursuing a Ph.D. in materials science, spent his summer as an intern at Tennessee’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory, working on 3D printing plastic scintillators for use … Continued
Cassandra R. Davis, assistant professor of public policy, presented research on the impacts of hurricanes on schools and their communities and suggested policy changes to aid schools during future natural … Continued
The David and Lucile Packard Foundation has announced that Carl Rodriguez, who will join UNC’s department of physics and astronomy in January 2023, is one of 20 recipients of the … Continued
Florence Dore has a new album and a new book out this fall. She’s been touring the country singing and talking about one of her favorite topics: the intersection of … Continued