The UNC Highway Safety Research Center is working with a multidisciplinary team of researchers to improve the surveillance of injuries related to micromobility devices like electric scooters.
Reimagining the Internet
With leadership from researchers at RENCI, UNC will lead a $20 million project to create a platform for testing novel internet architectures that could enable a faster, more secure internet.
Trapped on the Surface
More algal blooms in the Cape Fear River have become a potential public health concern for more than 1.5 million people relying on it for a drinking water source. Researcher Nathan Hall thinks he knows what causes them and aims to predict when future blooms will occur.
A Father for Social Science
The Odum Institute, the first social science research center in the world, has trained and supported hundreds of researchers specializing in everything from anthropology to city and regional planning to public health for the past 95 years. And it all exists thanks to the determination of one eccentric man.
Captain of the Coast
From the shores of New Jersey to the North Carolina coast, Pete Peterson has always loved the ocean. He’s spent nearly five decades researching its marine life, fighting for its protection, and guiding the next generation of marine scientists to do the same.
All Hands on Deck
Capping off a semester of hard work, students in a biological oceanography class put their lessons to the test during a two-day, hands-on field trip to the Neuse River Estuary and the UNC Institute of Marine Sciences in Morehead City.
The UNC Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention’s Jessica Soldavini has received a predoctoral fellowship from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture to address food insecurity and improve dietary quality among low-income populations.
Close and cohesive family relationships, understanding, and shared good times protect teens from depression in adolescence and later in life, according to a new study from UNC Carolina Population Center researchers.