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|in research activity annually.|
|13th||largest US research university in research volume & annual expenditures.|
Cures and treatments for disease. New technologies. New industries for North Carolina and the world. At Carolina, we tackle tough challenges with multidisciplinary teams of top scientists and students whose diverse perspectives deliver creative, unprecedented solutions. As one of America’s top research universities, we conduct roughly $1 billion in research annually. We provide dedicated service to our sponsors and unprecedented opportunities for graduate students, postdocs and undergraduates.
By fostering and supporting collaborative, interdisciplinary teams, UNC Research is accelerating new discoveries and solutions to emerging challenges in these areas:
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After a recent study out of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Argonne National Laboratory and UNC-Chapel Hill, researchers are one step closer to understanding the strong nuclear force, one of the most mysterious of the forces.
Trenette Goings believes effective prevention can eliminate addiction. The UNC School of Social Work professor works to identify and prevent health disparities by studying the epidemiology, etiology, and prevention of substance use among adolescents and emerging adults.
The Joint Department of Biomedical Engineering at Carolina and NC State leverages the best of both universities to create a unique program for students.