When it comes to helping in the fight against climate change, reducing your carbon footprint is a regularly suggested tactic. By burying carbon deposits into the sediment of a saltmarsh created by researchers, a project at the UNC Institute for Marine … Continued
Gamification may do the trick when a doctor’s advice or a patient’s good intentions are not enough to encourage people to stick to their HIV treatment. In addition to medication reminders and adherence tracking, the app used gaming elements to create … Continued
In this episode of The Institute Podcast, African, African American, and Diaspora Studies assistant professor Petal Samuel discusses how the management of the soundscape has served as a crucial avenue of racial governance in the pre- and post-colonial Caribbean and … Continued
Research suggests that women with a history of PTSD have more issues with breastfeeding. Samantha Brody-Meltzer, the Chair of UNC Psychiatry and director of the UNC Center for Women’s Mood Disorders discusses the importance of talk therapy and intentional birth … Continued
The UNC GIllings School of Global Public Health unpacks how balancing the need for personal health and safety with environmental impact can be difficult during a pandemic and the small steps individuals can take to reduce their ecological footprints while still prioritizing their health.
Through scientific examination of plant remains, reviews of historical documents, and consideration of social theory, UNC PhD student Sierra Roark works to understand how Siouan-speaking peoples used plants before and during the colonial period in the Piedmont region of North … Continued