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Carolina maintains its rankings as a leading U.S. research institution

December 19, 2022

Between July 2020 and the end of June 2021, Carolina increased its annual research expenditures to $1.2 billion across all fields, with federal awards accounting for $748 million. The College of Arts and Sciences is the third-largest research enterprise on campus ($134.8M in FY22).

The Layers Beneath the Church

October 31, 2022

Michelle Freeman uncovers how clergy and laity revered saints in the fourth to sixth centuries to improve cultural understanding today.

Inviting controlled chaos into drug synthesis

August 12, 2022

Chemist Pedro de Jesús Cruz’s recent study aims to solve an issue that frequently arises in the manufacturing of chemicals on a commercial scale: how to create and isolate a desired product without resulting in an abundance of difficult-to-dispose-of byproducts.

Running Interference

July 19, 2021

Decades before he became UNC’s chancellor, neuroscientist Kevin Guskiewicz strived to create the playbook for preventing and treating concussions — and changed the game forever.

Cooperation over competition

January 7, 2021

Flocks of birds. Schools of fish. Colonies of ants. Their strength is in numbers as they can fend off larger predators, move faster, and mate more easily. Daphne Klotsa, an applied physicist, studies how these biological swarms function in hopes to improve how humans and automated technologies navigate the world.

Research leads the way

October 28, 2020

Last spring, the coronavirus pandemic disrupted everything. UNC Research helped chart a course to the new normal.

Margarett McBride

October 28, 2020

Margarett McBride, a PhD student in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, focuses her research on how neighborhood contexts shape parenting and youth well-being in Black families.

Data science builds bridges

October 21, 2020

Collaborative data science enhances discoveries by Carolina’s computer scientists, biostatisticians and health care professionals.

Reppin’ Research: Sriya Kongala

October 19, 2020

OUR Student Ambassadors are a group of undergraduate researchers at UNC-Chapel Hill who work with the Office for Undergraduate Research in the College of Arts & Sciences to promote a culture of research on campus. Featured researcher: Sriya Kongala.