Natural Sciences & Mathematics
A Carolina study shows that in digital publications, authors underuse “they” compared with he and she in similar contexts.
Five years in, the innovative policy model has proven enormously effective at turning state funds into life-changing research.
UNC Center for Galápagos Studies has been a hub of collaborative research activity. Diego Riveros-Iregui and Amanda Thompson, the center’s new interim co-directors, strive to use their own experiences from the islands to expand its reach as a world-renowned research institution.
The department of biology in UNC-Chapel Hill’s College of Arts & Sciences is one of five STEM departments nationwide to receive a $100,000 award from the Association of American Universities.
As a Chancellor’s Science Scholar, Carolina senior Dalal Azzam found the opportunities and support to thrive in the research lab and in her studies. Now, the Tar Heel is paying that support forward by serving as a mentor for more young scientists.
Carolina chemists may have a solution to the country’s plastic problem by “upcycling” plastic trash to tougher, stronger material.
Carolina alumnus Brandon Feaster arrived in Chapel Hill with his eyes set on a Ph.D. in biology for a career in the research lab. But undergrad research and the Chancellor’s Science Scholars provided the Tar Heel with the experiences and support to pursue a different career.