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While the breadth and depth of UNC’s research enterprise is exceptional, the practical implementation of conducting research can, at times, seem arduous. This website is designed to assist Carolina researchers and scholars — both new and experienced — navigate resources, regulations, compliance, trainings, and more.

Find Funding

Funding opportunities include university-wide internal funding, limited submissions through external agencies, and access to information on funding for independent and collaborative projects, fellowships, program development, and other scholarly activities.

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Proposal Development

UNC promotes and encourages collaborative research across disciplines, schools, and institutions by assisting project teams with large and small-scale proposal development.

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Award Management

Research administration through all phases of the award cycle is overseen by the Office of Sponsored Research, which partners with the research community to support and advance the University’s research mission.

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Research Translation

Solving the world’s largest challenges often yields successful partnerships with industry and fruitful startup businesses. Innovators thrive at UNC, with resources dedicated for propelling ideas to market.

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The UNC Research Compliance Program is committed to advancing the highest standards of ethics, integrity and honesty, and to compliance with all applicable laws, regulations and policies governing research, privacy and conflict of interest.

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