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Associate Dean for Research and Innovation

Headshot of Kelly GiovanelloDr. Kelly Giovanello is the Associate Dean for Research and Innovation in the College of Arts and Sciences.

The associate dean for research and innovation is a member of the dean’s senior leadership team and works closely with the senior associate deans in the College and with the Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, Innovate Carolina, the UNC Institute for Convergent Science and other units throughout the University to support College faculty and Carolina’s research mission as an R1 university. This position serves all parts of the College, including the natural sciences, social sciences and arts and humanities.

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Get your research funded

Office of Sponsored Research
Corporate and Foundation Relations

Do your research safely and ethically

Office of Research Compliance
Environmental Health and Safety

Execute your research plan

CHANL: Analytical and Nanofabrication Lab
BeAM: Makerspace
Imaging Core
High Throughput Genomic Sequencing Facility

Move your research to the next stage

Office of Technology Commercialization
Innovate Carolina


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