In his research, Joe Piven of the Carolina Institute for Developmental Disabilities noticed it was hard to engage with fathers of children with autism. To foster a setting where dads can share experiences, he is launching a conference in September.
The UNC Injury Prevention Research Center has received funding from the CDC to carry out research on the opioid crisis, domestic violence, and dating abuse. The award is expected to be up to $4.2 million over five years.
Undergraduate students from across the country participated in the fifth annual Summer Undergraduate Pipeline Research Symposium last week, a program designed to mentor and encourage young researchers across a variety of disciplines.
A team from the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health tested an intervention method to improve timeliness of hospice referrals, building on tools that practitioners can use to help patients get the care they need.
Samantha Meltzer-Brody, director of the UNC Perinatal Psychiatry Program, is co-leading a new study to see if talk therapy over the phone may help pregnant and postpartum women improve their mental health.
Using a data set spanning 120 years, a team from the Institute of Marine Sciences found that the frequency of tropical cyclones and major flooding along the Carolina coast has increased due to climate change.
Over 2,000 newspapers have closed since 2004, and 171 counties have no paper at all. But who keeps track of these statistics? The School of Media and Journalism’s Penny Abernathy, who is on the front line of local papers’ decline.
The FDA has approved a cochlear implant system for single-sided deafness and asymmetric hearing loss. Clinical data from a study conducted by UNC’s School of Medicine was instrumental in the implant’s approval.
Researchers from UNC and the University of Mississippi have uncovered new archaeological sites at the Grand Village of the Natchez Indians, the site of an important battle between French colonists and Native Americans.