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Nov 20

UNC Researchers Receive NSF Grant to Study Extreme Weather Events with Interdisciplinary Approach

This is UNC’s first GCR award, and it’s one that aligns perfectly with Carolina’s recent implementation of the Institute for Convergent Science (ICS). First concepted in 2018, ICS fosters collaboration among researchers in the life, health, and biomedical sciences to accelerate new knowledge.
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Oct 20

A Snapshot of Reopening N.C. Schools for In-Person Learning

This piece was originally published by UNC Research on October 28, 2020. As schools across the state operate online or...
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Oct 20

News and Highlights from CPC affiliates in 2020

New Add Health data: In August 2020, Add Health released the following datasets: Wave V Demographics - Home Exam, Wave...
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Oct 20

Viewpoint: Unhealthy food needs prominent warning labels

The United States should require prominent warning labels on the front of product packaging to alert consumers when food products...
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Oct 20

CPC at the 2020 Interdisciplinary Association for Population Health Science (IAPHS) Conference

The 2020 Interdisciplinary Association for Population Health Science (IAPHS) Conference was held virtually from September 30, 2020 – October 2,...
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Sep 20

Muscatell awarded Young Investigator Grant

Assistant professor of psychology and neuroscience Keely Muscatell’s research addresses the topic of how race-related stress affects the brain among Black Americans with schizophrenia.
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Sep 20

Obesity linked with higher risk for COVID-19 complications

From COVID-19 risk to recovery, the odds are stacked against those with obesity, and a new study led by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill raises concerns about the impact of obesity on the effectiveness of a future COVID-19 vaccine.
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Jul 20

FAQ: Changes in the amount of nutrient of packaged foods and beverages after the initial implementation of the Chilean Law of Food Labelling and Advertising

FAQs for “Changes in the amount of nutrient of packaged foods and beverages after the initial implementation of the Chilean Law of Food Labelling and Advertising: a nonexperimental prospective study,” which will publish in PLOS Medicine July 28, 2020.
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Jul 20

In response to nutrition warning labels, manufacturers reformulate unhealthy foods

Read related FAQ. Mandatory nutrition warning labels on packaged junk foods may lead manufactures to reformulate their products with less...
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Jul 20

Meet the Carolina Population Center Faculty Fellows elected in 2020

The Carolina Population Center's Faculty Fellows elected four UNC faculty members to join the CPC Fellows program in 2020. There are now 71 Fellows who sit across 16 academic departments.
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