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Data scientists. Male programmer using laptop analyzing and developing in various information on futuristic virtual interface screen.
May 24, 2023
Data is at the heart of research. To help bring research to life, the Data Management and Analysis Core at FPG works with researchers and investigators—at FPG and elsewhere at UNC—providing support across the full course of projects. For more than 30 years, it has served as a data coordinating center, data management hub, and methodologic support for projects.
iris kang; woman in pale green t-shirt sits in front of big window
May 22, 2023
Growing up in Chandler, Arizona, Iris Kang BA ’23 saw firsthand the impact that socioeconomic status and family support have on students’ ability to learn at school. Her understanding that much of a child’s future is determined by their early years piqued her interest in child development. She is the 2023 recipient of FPG's Barbara Davis Goldman Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research.
blackboard with chalk writing that reads improve, develop, training, motivate, coaching, inspire with letters circled to spell out 'mentor'
May 15, 2023
Recognizing the value of mentorship as a critical component to the success of its scientists, FPG offers a mentoring program for early career researchers. Program director Ron Seifer, PhD, who is also associate director for research at FPG, believes that research groups flourish by cultivating the next generation.
diana fishbein; woman with long dark hair stands in front of large green tree
May 8, 2023
Children are not miniature adults. So states the article, “Science for policy to protect children in cyberspace,” published in the March 30, 2023 issue of Science. The piece resulted from a collaboration among Diana Fishbein, PhD, director of translational neuro-prevention research at the UNC Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute (FPG) and three other scholars, Michal Gilad, Gideon Nave, and Nizan Geslevich Packin.