Dissertation Structure, Organization and Completion

The Dissertation Structure, Organization, and Completion workshop will focus on a pivotal aspect of doctoral degree completion, the dissertation proposal. Each component of the dissertation proposal defense will be discussed as well as strategies to ensure a successful outcome of this signal event. Workshop participants will learn how academic scholars present research focusing heavily on... Read more »

Introduction to Geospatial Data for Data Science

This course is being offered in collaboration between the Odum Institute and the Center for Urban & Regional Studies. This course offers a broad introduction into the use of geospatial data in data science applications. The course materials will be built for non-geospatial professionals who find themselves needing to use geospatial data effectively. Contact Jill... Read more »

Student Survey Session

2308 McGavran-Greenberg Hall McGavran-Greenberg Hall, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Join us for 10-15 minutes to complete the student survey. Your valuable feedback will help us make Gillings a better place for students like you! Survey responses will remain confidential and will be used only for implementing new initiatives, identifying and addressing challenges. Complete the survey and receive a valentine's day treat. Contact Lateesha Watkins... Read more »

International Travel and Telework Q&A for Gillings Research

Please join the Gillings Research Office for our International Travel and Teleworking Q&A. They will discuss the relevant policies and procedures for faculty, staff and students who wish to do UNC-Chapel Hill affiliated work while traveling internationally and answer any questions you may have. Contact Jaime O'Brien with questions.

Second Annual Global Health Scholars Symposium

1131 Bioinformatics Building 130 Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

The second annual Global Health Scholars Symposium is scheduled for Friday, February 16, starting in Bioinformatics Room 1131. This is a hybrid event presented by the Institute for Global Health and Infectious Diseases and the Gillings School of Global Public Health. Medical and doctoral students, doctoral candidates, postdoctoral fellows and junior faculty will share research... Read more »

Intermediate Qualtrics

This course will cover topics beyond the scope of the Introductory to Qualtrics short course. We will take a deeper dive into Survey Flow features including embedded data, customizing the End of Survey experience, Screen Out Management, and implementing randomization. We will explore methods of importing embedded data into your survey, sending information from one... Read more »

Writing Questions and Visual Design of Surveys

This course focuses on best practices for writing questions and visual design for surveys, with a focus on holistic designs in which question wording and visual design work together to produce good measurement. It draws on the empirical literature to provide practical guidelines for questionnaire design and considers mixed-mode and mixed-device surveys. The course will... Read more »

Finding Funding with the InfoEd SPIN Database

2308 McGavran-Greenberg Hall McGavran-Greenberg Hall, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Unlock the potential for your research with the SPIN Database! Learn how to navigate the world's largest funding opportunities database. Learn to: - Customize searches for your investigative field or project - Refine results with comprehensive filters - Save parameters for future use - Manage, edit, and delete saved searches with ease - Bookmark, export,... Read more »

Open session: Gillings efforts to become a STEM-designated program

133 Rosenau Hall (Joan Heckler Gillings Auditorium) Rosenau Hall, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Please join Gillings Academic Affairs and Gillings Global Health to hear about the changing landscape and process of moving from a non-STEM designated program to a STEM-designated program, along with an update on the school's steps thus far. All Gillings students are welcomed to share their concerns and questions regarding this process during the session.


Armfield Atrium, Michael Hooker Research Center Michael Hooker Research Center, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Engage offers networking opportunities for alumni and students alike. Held the day before the Minority Health Conference, the event was originally launched as “Re-Engage” to strengthen connections between the Gillings School and its alumni community.

45th Annual Minority Health Conference

William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education William and Ida Friday Center for Continuing Education, 100 Friday Center Dr, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

The Minority Health Conference, the largest and longest-running student-led health conference in the country, aims to raise awareness around minority health and mobilize students, academics, and community members to take action for change. The conference was founded and is led by students at the Gillings School of Global Public Health, UNC-Chapel Hill. We are excited... Read more »

Dataverse API

This is a full-day, intensive online interactive course focused on using the Dataverse Application Programming Interface (API) to interact with data archived in a Dataverse-based repository. The session will be broken into to two segments: 1) we will cover the basics of what an API is, how it works and what it is used for,... Read more »

RTI-UNC Gillings PHield Trip 2024

RTI International 3040 Cornwallis Road, Research Triangle Park, NC, United States

The UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health and RTI International invites students, faculty and staff to join the annual PHield Trip! Please note: A bus will depart Gillings at 8:30am and return by 2:00pm. This program, held on the RTI campus in the Research Triangle Park, includes:• Fireside chat on Maternal and Child Health... Read more »

Census Data for Urban Studies

This one-day workshop will provide a hands-on, guided introduction to working with US Census data using tidycensus in R. The course will focus on using geographically-referenced demographic and socioeconomic data from the decennial census and American Community Survey. Participants will learn how to acquire data, perform basic data preprocessing tasks, create basic visualizations, and perform... Read more »

Wellbeing Wednesday: Dimensions of Intellectual Wellness Journaling in the Atrium

Armfield Atrium, Michael Hooker Research Center Michael Hooker Research Center, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

This series will cover the 7 Dimensions of Wellness: emotional, physical, occupational, social, intellectual, environmental and financial. This session is the intellectual session. Reflect on setting and improving your boundaries, plus other mindful activities and journaling prompts. Everyone is welcome. Registration is required for breakout activity rooms. Snacks will be provided. Contact Tiffany Edouard with... Read more »

Community Organizing for Environmental Justice: Toxic Waste Cleanup and Corporate Accountability in West Badin, NC

Hitchcock Room, Sonja Haynes Stone Center for Black Culture and History 150 South Road, Chapel Hill, NC, United States

Come learn about the Alcoa aluminum company’s discriminatory labor and waste management practices in this interactive panel discussion highlighting the Concerned Citizens of West Badin’s advocacy and organizing efforts against environmental racism. Refreshments will be provided. Co-hosted by: UNC Environmental Justice Action Research Clinic, NCEJN, CCWBC, UNC Rural & UNC Engagement Week. Contact Lindsay Savelli... Read more »