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A map of North Carolina showing all 100 counties and 14 U.S. Congressional districts.


UNC Research Overall Stats

Over $1.2B in Annual Research Expenditures from All Sources

UNC Researchʼs Impact on Johnston

$5683744 in sustained investment for research projects benefitting Johnston County, FY 19-23

Projects Benefitting Johnston County

  • With funding from the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services, the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health promotes healthy and safe indoor and outdoor environments in early care and education settings through child care health consultation.
  • A Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation-funded project from the UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School builds new wealth in economically distressed communities through job creation, business growth, useful research, and innovative policy.


  • Graduate student uses research to increase food security

  • Is Your Well Water Safe to Drink? Law Students Are Helping NC Homebuyers and Residents Find Out

  • Creating better futures through economic development