• a teacher plays with a mom and her baby

    Autism Clearinghouse Raises Money to Expand Research

    The Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute’s National Clearinghouse for Autism Evidence and Practice is raising money to expand its research on how to support and teach children with autism.

  • a parent teaches his teenage son how to drive

    What Helps a New Driver? More Driving.

    Although many people point fingers to irresponsibility as the cause of car accidents with teenage drivers, the real culprit is lack of experience, according to UNC Highway Safety Research Center researcher Robert Foss.

  • $232 million. UNC's largest award. MEASURE Evaluation. Carolina Population Center. 50 countries. Research.

    UNC’s Largest-Ever Research Award Reaches $232 Million

    One of the largest research awards made to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC) just got bigger, making MEASURE Evaluation not only UNC’s largest project in global health, but the largest single award the university has ever received, at $231.9 million.

  • two male researchers lean over an oyster reef

    Having an Oyster Roast? Save your shells. Here’s why.

    UNC Institute of Marine Sciences researcher Antonio Rodriguez, who studies the geology of oyster reefs, encourages people to take the shells leftover from events like oyster roasts to a recycling center.

  • an African-American woman smiles; UNC's campus is in the background

    Woman in Science: Nicole Gardner-Neblett

    Nicole Gardner-Neblett is an advanced research scientist with the UNC Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute. Her research focuses on investigating factors that promote children’s language and literacy development.

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