Carolina: A National Leader in Research
Each year, scientists at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill oversee more than $1 billion worth of research activity, solidifying Carolina’s prominence as one of the top research universities in the nation.
Research conducted at UNC provides teaching and training opportunities to nearly 30,000 students and fosters a creative environment where the world’s top scientists collaborate to solve problems, discover new technologies, and save lives.
The secret to UNC’s success is its ability to build interdisciplinary teams that utilize diverse perspectives to collaborate on challenges attractive to research sponsors. Carolina’s network of centers and institutes plays a crucial role in this process, providing convening points for scholars of different disciplines to move discoveries into practice and technologies into the marketplace.