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UNC Research Overall Stats

Over $1.2B in Annual Research Expenditures from All Sources

UNC Researchʼs Impact on Mecklenburg

$83623460 in sustained investment for research projects benefitting Mecklenburg County, FY 19-23

Projects Benefitting Mecklenburg County

  • Funded by the National Institutes of Health, the UNC Center for AIDS Research provides infrastructure to support investigation of the HIV/AIDS epidemic using clinical and behavioral research, research into HIV biology and pathogenesis, and educational outreach.
  • With funding from the N.C. Department of Health and Human Services, a multi-disciplinary team of Carolina researchers track the spread of COVID-19 by sequencing genetic samples of the SARS-CoV-2 virus.

  • The UNC Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute, with funding from N.C. Department of Public Instruction, provides early learning communities with professional development and technical assistance to support preschool children with disabilities and their families.


  • UNC School of Government researcher studies how women of color experience working in government

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

  • UNC-Led CORVASEQ Surveillance Program Detects Omicron Variant in North Carolina