January 30, 2023 Our work has a global impact! Read about new HIV research with communities in sub-Saharan Africa, a global health workshop on air quality in Africa, and an economic report on the impact of health and science misinformation in Canada.
January 9, 2023 Gillings School alumni and former Carolina postdoctoral researchers Drs. Calvin Arter and David Gorelick have been named to the 50th cohort of the American Association for the Advancement of Science's Science and Technology Policy Fellows.
November 30, 2022 United States intelligence officials visited Carolina students last month as part of the Diplomacy Initiative. They recently authored and published a policy document detailing the effects of climate change on national security along with experts like Dr. Aaron Salzberg of the UNC Water Institute.
November 22, 2022 Gillings researchers have identified several types of PFAS -- toxic substances commonly called "forever chemicals" -- in airborne particles near a manufacturing plant in Fayetteville, N.C., which are contributing to harmful pollution and environmental justice concerns in the community.
November 21, 2022 Faculty receive funding for new and interdisciplinary projects, and Gillings community members are honored for impact, research and scholarship.
November 18, 2022 A research team led by Dr. Julia Rager has received more than $500,000 in funding from the EPA's Science to Achieve Results (STAR) program to study toxic mixtures of chemicals in wildfire smoke.
November 14, 2022 The UNC Center on Financial Risk in Environmental Systems (CoFiRES) held its sixth annual Strategic Planning Retreat at the Morehead Planetarium on Oct. 14. CoFiRES is a partnership between the Department of Environmental Science and Engineering at the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health and UNC’s Institute for the Environment, which seeks to quantify the financial losses associated with extreme environmental events, such as droughts, floods, heatwaves and hurricanes.
November 15, 2022 Clarivate has named 14 academics from the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health to their 2022 list of Highly Cited Researchers™.
November 7, 2022 Celebrating the life of Walter Lee Isaacs and recognizing new student and faculty research honors.
October 28, 2022 Dr. Barbara Turpin is part of a panel of experts commissioned by the National Academies to address the need for critical research into the chemistry of wildfires that encroach into developed communities and can cause long-term health harm.