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Group of UNC Gillings students study water quality in Galapagos

Gillings Students Conduct Interdisciplinary Research in the Galápagos

Over the summer, students and faculty from the Gillings School of Global Public Health joined forces with students from Universidad San Francisco de Quito to conduct a study in the Galápagos Islands of Ecuador. The group piloted an investigation among households on Isabela Island to evaluate health, water quality and community perceptions of water and… Read more »

Justin Baumann drilling coral in Belize

Climate Change, Human Activity Lead to Nearshore Coral Growth Decline in World’s Second Largest Reef

August 28, 2019

New research from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill compares the growth rates between nearshore and offshore corals in the Belize Mesoamerican Barrier Reef System, the world’s second-largest reef system. While nearshore corals have historically grown faster than those offshore, over the past decade there was a decline in the growth rates of… Read more »

Fulbright winner photo of cleaning crew

Geography PhD Student Pallavi Gupta Uses Humanities for the Public Good Award for Photo-Narrative Project in India

The Mellon-funded Humanities for the Public Good initiative awarded 10 graduate students in the College of Arts & Sciences Professional Pathways Fellowships to focus on socially engaged summer public humanities projects. We asked three of the fellows to tell us about their summer  projects in this back-to-school series. Pallavi Gupta (geography) worked on a photo-narrative project with a… Read more »

UNC Nursing staff in Malawi

Professor Ashley Leak Bryant Continues to Build Oncology Nursing Capacity in Malawi

August 21, 2019

Assistant Professor Ashley Leak Bryant, PhD, RN-BC, OCN, and Jen Haley, MSN, RN, CNL, nurse planner in the Center for Lifelong Learning, spent two weeks this summer in Lilongwe, Malawi, continuing the collaborative relationships with Kamuzu College of Nursing (KCN), Kamuzu Central Hospital (KCH), and UNC Project-Malawi that were established in 2018. Both alumni of the SON,… Read more »

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Research UNCovered: Juan Carlos González Espitia

August 21, 2019

Research UNCovered is a weekly series showcasing the many faces of research at Carolina, from undergraduate students to faculty, across all disciplines. Each Wednesday at Endeavors, learn what inspired our researchers to pursue their field, how they’ve overcome obstacles, and a little about their lives beyond their labs and offices. Juan Carlos González Espitia is an associate… Read more »