Natural Sciences & Mathematics
A seed grant from the Center for Galapagos Studies will fund Janet Nye’s research on the relationship between the ecosystem’s oceanography, the species living in the habitat and its upper trophic level production.
Researchers in the department of applied physical sciences and the department of pharmacology are developing a wearable patch for subcutaneous drug delivery, which shows promise for the treatment of neurodegenerative disorders and neurological injuries.
Beginning this fall, the College of Arts and Sciences’ department of applied physical sciences will offer a B.S. in applied sciences that connects engineering to the liberal arts.
Carl Rodriguez, assistant professor of physics and astronomy, has been awarded the 2024 Helen B. Warner Prize from the American Astronomical Society.
The objective of UNC students and makers Lindsey Pegram and Lilia Su during a three-day expedition at sea was to investigate how they could operate makerspace equipment and assist researchers aboard the vessel, especially in an uncontrolled and unpredictable environment.
The “forever chemicals” found in the Cape Fear River were detected through a non-targeted testing method developed at UNC-Chapel Hill that broadens researchers’ abilities to identify the hazardous compounds.
Winter graduate Pramit Thapa hopes to use his computer science experience to give back to the Nepalese community.