UNC is one of the leading public research universities in the nation, according to the Carnegie Foundation’s classification of colleges and universities. The University’s research funding for the fiscal year of 2014 totaled more than $790 million. There are 80 research centers and institutes at UNC. Some of them are currently undergoing scrutiny by the UNC-system Board of Governors in order to cut the budget.
Topics: Research and Development
For decades, there has been a relentless effort among scientists to eradicate HIV/AIDS — but a new discovery might finally lead to a cure for the condition.
Education policy was a major portion of President Barack Obama's 2015-16 national budget proposal, though analysts acknowledge that many parts of the plan are unlikely to make it through a GOP-controlled Congress.
Food brings people together — regardless of culture, language, age, race or religion.
The University isn’t keeping pace with its peers when it comes to dollars spent on fundraisers and development programs.
Down syndrome is a complicated disease, but researching it just got a little easier.
The Carrboro Police Department saved the life of a resident Monday night — the first time naloxone was used by any police department in North Carolina.
Six people will die every day in the U.S. from binge drinking.
Budget cuts are handicapping universities nationwide, but a study of the 2014 fiscal year shows some post-recession growth.
CarolinaGO, a mobile application designed to inform students of everything they need to know at UNC, has been in the making since 2012, and students' partnership with UNC's Information Technology Services has finally brought the app to fruition.
Twenty-six of UNC-CH’s 80 research centers and institutes will be scrutinized further as a UNC Board of Governors review of the UNC system’s centers continues.
Senior biomedical engineering major Jeff Powell gave a young boy a hand this summer in more ways than one.
After months of renovations, the second floor of Davis Library is open for research.
A UNC research institute hosted Rep. David Price, D-N.C., on Tuesday to showcase projects and draw attention to years of decreases in federal funds for science research.
When she was younger, Julia Thompson watched her sister Rachel suffer from cystic fibrosis and promised herself she would one day find a cure.
The American Academy of Pediatrics recently recommended that long-acting, reversible contraception methods should be the primary form of birth control for teenage girls. These methods include implants and intrauterine devices, known as IUDs.
A team of researchers at UNC are collaborating to increase the number of HPV vaccinations given to young adults across the state.
A group of UNC scientists are celebrating after finding a genetic link for autism.
A UNC research center has received a maximum grant allowance of $4.5 million from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention — a continuation of funding to conduct four studies about preventing various types of injuries.
UNC students and recent graduates worked with the Liberian government and American scholars to develop the website Ebola in Liberia, which tracks data of the Ebola outbreak in Liberia.
Students, faculty and community members learned about UNC’s plan to deal with an unlikely Ebola outbreak on campus in a meeting at Top of the Hill’s Back Bar Wednesday afternoon.