Using state-of-the-art instrumentation and lab analyses, researchers from the UNC Institute of Marine Sciences and Institute for the Environment gather information on Jordan Lake.
So How Much Water is in Eastern NC’s Lakes?
The UNC Institute for the Environment has received a $150,000 grant from NASA to install water gauges at 15 lakes throughout North Carolina in an effort to determine how much water each contains. To measure the lakes, UNC hydrologist Tamlin Pavelsky will use satellite measurements to judge the water storage.
RENCI teams with Clemson and WSU to improve large-scale data analysis
The NSF awarded $2.95 million for a collaborative project that will unite biologists, hydrologists, computer engineers and computer scientists to design a system called Scientific Data Analysis at Scale (SciDAS).
FPG Launches National Project to Study Autism
In honor of Autism Awareness Month, UNC's Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute (FPG) launches the National Clearinghouse on Autism Evidence and Practice to update the field on the latest and best evidence-based practices for use with children and youth with ASD.
Time for Innovation
The future of North Carolina's economy will depend largely on the success and innovation of the clean technology industry, which has created nearly 10,000 jobs in the state in the past decade. Governor Roy Cooper spoke on this topic and more during his keynote address at the 4th annual UNC Clean Teach Summit on March 2.
A 40-Year Journey to First NIH-Endorsed FASD Diagnostic Criteria
After 40 years of research on fetal alcohol spectrum disorders, NRI's Philip May and his research team have reached a significant milestone: the first NIH-endorsed diagnostic criteria.
A new collaboration among the UNC Chapel Hill School of Nursing, the UNC Center for Galápagos Studies, a Galápagos hospital, and Universidad San Francisco de Quito hopes to improve healthcare in the Galápagos Islands.
North Carolina has the potential to become the “Napa Valley of Oysters,” thanks to the work UNC Institute of Marine Sciences researchers, who are partnering with local fishermen to increase oyster production and promote agritourism in NC.
Alice Lehman of Charlotte has donated $4 million to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to fund the new cellular immunotherapy research program at UNC Lineberger Comprehensive Cancer Center. UNC Lineberger is among a select few academic cancer … Continued
Hans Paerl, Kenan Professor of Marine and Environmental Sciences, dressed to impress for his presentation at the March 23 meeting of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Board of Trustees. Flipping the bottom of his colorful tie at the … Continued
The Institute for the Environment will continue to study air quality impacts from commercial aircraft emissions with extended funding from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). This grant provides $424,988 for the next year and charges IE to use its sophisticated … Continued