Having a faculty actively involved in research and scholarship, whose teaching is transformed by discovery and whose service is informed by current knowledge is fundamental to being a research university. Above: SPH researcher (not pictured) studies the impact of the Deep Horizon Oil Spill. Read more.

Research and Innovation Solutions Identity 2Announcing Gillings Innovation Labs.  These are open to faculty members with primary appointments at the school of public health.  See application materials.  Non-binding letters of intent are due September 2, 2014.

Dennis & Mireille Gillings:  Global Public Health Fellowhsips

Announcing Dennis and Mireille Gillings Global Public Health Fellowships.  In collaboration with the Institut Pasteur, this program funds up to two post-doctoral fellowships for UNC school of public health students or recent graduates in epidemiology, biostatistics, public health surveillance, and global health.  See Application   and requirements.  Application deadline is September 26, 2014.

Research News

NIH and AHRQ Announce Updated Policy -
Effective immediately, for application due dates after April 16, 2014, following an unsuccessful resubmission (A1) application, applicants may submit the same idea as a new (A0) application for the next appropriate due date.

Pignone to test interventions aimed at reducing colon cancer screening disparities

Surratt collaborates on study to unlock air pollution secrets and impacts on climate change

Innovation + Inspiration Award presented to Cianciolo

Study finds link between chemical air pollutants and cardiovascular diseases

Yeatts leads study to analyze incidence and burden of COPD-related emergency department visits in NC

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