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UNC Research Overall Stats

Over $1.2B in Annual Research Expenditures from All Sources

UNC Researchʼs Impact on Columbus

$6687011 in sustained investment for research projects benefitting Columbus County, FY 19-23

Projects Benefitting Columbus County

  • The UNC Institute for the Environment, with funding from the National Science Foundation, runs a program to support informal educators as they engage diverse youth in developing locally relevant solutions to climate impacts in their communities.
  • Funded by the Health Resources and Services Administration's Bureau of Health Workforce, the UNC School of Nursing prepares nurse practitioners for behavioral health integration in primary care.
  • Led by the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health and funded by the Duke Endowment, researchers are working to improve maternity care practices and breastfeeding rates in hospitals located in underserved communities.