East Asia News

Qi Joins Eshelman School of Pharmacy to Support China Projects

Xiao “Ashley” Qi has joined the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Eshelman School of Pharmacy as the associate director of China initiatives. Qi will support the school’s efforts to find and evaluate opportunities to establish research and pharmacy-education partnerships in China. Qi’s primary focus will be leading the development of the school’s relationships… Read more »

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Carolina Population Center Leads Data-Driven Studies, Enriching Population Research Across the World

July 17, 2018

Three projects –the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent to Adult Health (Add Health), China Health and Nutrition Survey (CHNS) and MEASURE Evaluation – encapsulate the Carolina Population Center’s emphasis on long-term data collection. A central research approach of the center, these projects highlight the importance of longevity, enabling investigators to see links between issues, data and outcomes…. Read more »

UNC-Chapel Hill Faculty Present at HIV Prevention Conference in Asia

In this blog post for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases, Wenting Huang, a research assistant at UNC Project-China, shares lessons learned from attending the Asia Pacific AIDS and Co-infections Conference in Hong Kong. Last week, the UNC Social Entrepreneurship to Spur Health (SESH) team participated in the… Read more »

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UNC-Chapel Hill Hosts Health Officials from Guangzhou

The UNC Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases welcomed six top health officials from the Guangzhou Eighth People’s Hospital in Guangzhou, China. The delegation traveled to the United States to meet with infectious diseases specialists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to discuss strengthening established research ties to allow the Chinese site to… Read more »

Carolina Research Finds Global Surface Area of Rivers and Streams Is 45 Percent Higher than Previously Thought

Researchers from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and Texas A&M University used satellite images, on-the-ground measurements and a statistical model to determine how much of the earth is covered by rivers and streams. They found that global river and stream surface area is about 45 percent greater than what was indicated by… Read more »

Carolina Performing Arts Announces 2018-2019 Season

Cutting-edge performances and interactive art from across the world find a home at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill during Carolina Performing Arts’ 14th season. The season’s theme, “You Are Everything,” combines new works, returning artists, plastic bags formed into grocery items, an Arabic language town hall and more for a dynamic season of connection and collaboration.