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Photo of multiple spears at the British Parliament in November to talk about their findings on trans people in electoral politics.

The Starting Point

The UNC LGBTQ Representation and Rights Initiative has published the first worldwide comprehensive report on...
Photo of projected Henry Fuchs and Andrew Maimone testing their augmented reality headset that projects a 3D representation of a person into the wearer's view.

The New Social Network

The boom in augmented reality technology could provide easy, 3-D access to friends and family...
Photo of a researcher in a 360 projection room, looking over London.

Off-the-Wall

The Renaissance Computing Institute’s social computing rooms aid researchers and professors...
Split photos: Left shows a dashcam view; looking at from the from of the car at the road and the backend of the car in front. Right image shows a young teen driving with her father.

Better Backseat Drivers

The UNC Highway Research Safety Center pushes parents to be a driving force...
Detailed image of a cop wearing a body cam.

Files for Miles: Body Cams Cause Big Data Problems

Requiring police officers to wear cameras isn’t quite as simple as it sounds...
Photo of an older Egyptian woman casting her vote during the second round of a referendum.

Election Selection

Around the world, Andy Reynolds helps new democracies live up to the name...
Portrait of Bryan Davis.

Plotting a Prisoner’s Parole

If you're sentenced to life in prison, you might eventually be released through parole. But...
Illustration of a family of three riding in a self-driving car away from a city.

More Processors, More Problems

Driverless cars were supposed to be right around the corner. What’s the holdup?...
Photo of Dinesh Manocha and Carl Schissler help someone testing out their VR-headphones display.

What’s in a Sound?

UNC researchers are making waves—literally—with groundbreaking advancements in sound technology...