in the US for federal research among universities


in research activity annually


Largest US research university in research volume & annual expenditures


of all UNC system research is performed by UNC-Chapel Hill

Carolina Research in the News

  • Students walk across the sand at the Outer Banks Field Site

    New Name, New Emphasis for Environmental Program at UNC

    A new interdisciplinary program in the UNC College of Arts & Sciences called Environment, Ecology, and Energy (E³P) will teach students how to best manage resources in an ever-changing world.

  • American eel

    Mysterious Eels Travel Thousands of Miles

    Lewis Naisbett-Jones, a graduate student in the UNC Department of Biology, discusses his research on American eels and whether they use magnetic fields to navigate their way through aquatic habitats.

  • newborn baby

    Why Are So Many Women Dying in Childbirth?

    UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health’s Sarah Verbiest is a guest on “Charlotte Talks,” which discusses USA Today’s investigation that found the U.S. is the “most dangerous place to give birth in the developed world.”

  • two men in suits high-five

    The Habits of Successful People

    UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School researcher Bradley Staats, author of “Never Stop Learning,” says these 4 things will help you achieve success at work.

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