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May 2016
    Endeavors UNC Research



   
 
Stopping the Stigma
 
  UNC-Chapel Hill faculty focus on suicide prevention — a difficult topic that needs more voice, education, and awareness.  


FEATURES & VIDEO

 
Lift More, Eat More, Burn More
Research from exercise and sport science professor Abbie Smith-Ryan shows that lifting heavier weights and eating more protein is not just for men.
 
 

 
Platter Chatter
UNC philosophy professor Jeff Sebo invites us to question what we put on our plates.




 
 

 
Scans, Sketches, and Skeletons
UNC School of Medicine rheumatologist Amanda Nelson utilizes her artistic abilities in cutting-edge imaging research to better understand osteoarthritis.

 



 
 
Women in Science Wednesday

Stephanie Zerwas is an assistant professor within the UNC Center of Excellence for Eating Disorders and UNC School of Medicine. Her research focuses on genetic risk factors, early screening and detection, and using technology to improve treatment for eating disorders.

To read more from our Women in Science Wednesday series, click here. To recommend a scientist, please use this form.

 
 



RESEARCH UNCOVERED

   
 
#ResearchUNCovered on Instagram
 
  Check out this light graffiti in the Motion Analysis Laboratory. Physical therapy faculty and students use this space to investigate normal and dysfunctional human movement. Located in Bondurant Hall, the lab has the capability for complete kinematic, kinetic, and electromyography (EMG) analyses.

#ResearchUNCovered is a new UNC Research initiative to show real, behind-the-scenes footage of student and faculty investigations. To see more research photos, follow us here on Instagram.
 


SPOTLIGHTS   MORE UNC RESEARCH
  

 

360 Degrees of Storytelling: Using 360 video, journalism professor Steven King creates immersive, technology driven experiences for audiences everywhere. (Endeavors)
 

 

Connecting Science to Theatre:
Playwright and dramatic art professor Jacqueline Lawton presents a staged reading of her latest one-act play "ARDEO," which tells the stories of burn survivors and their care providers. (UNC College of Arts & Sciences)
 
 


CAROLINA, QUOTED

  "In a few years, you'll be working in fields that don't even exist today. And you'll be creating them." Chancellor Carol L. Folt at UNC's 2016 commencement (The News & Observer)  




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