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University research showcased for inaugural Congressional Staff Symposium

   April 27, 2022

Key staff members from offices representing North Carolina’s federal Senate and House of Representatives visited UNC Charlotte for a Congressional Staff Symposium, “Shaping What’s Next at an Emerging Research University,” to learn about the University’s rapidly rising research profile.

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NSF grant funding to support health monitoring system for elderly

   April 26, 2022

A pair of interdisciplinary researchers from architecture and engineering recently received a grant from the National Science Foundation to use artificial intelligence to improve health care among the elderly.

The funding of $255,992 is through a Small Business Technology Transfer Phase I grant, designed to assist researchers transform scientific discoveries into commercial products....

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Thill receives First Citizens Bank Scholars Medal

   April 21, 2022

Jean-Claude Thill, Knight Distinguished Professor of Public Policy in the Department of Geography and Earth Sciences, is the 2022 recipient of the First Citizens Bank Scholars Medal.

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Refugees fleeing war-torn Ukraine are creating global migration crisis

   March 31, 2022

Researchers with UNC Charlotte’s Migration Research Network offer insight about the political, social and economic implications of the mass exodus of Ukrainian people, with an eye to broader issues.

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Faculty Research Grants awarded for new research and scholarly connections

   March 24, 2022

Fifty-four members of UNC Charlotte’s faculty are recipients of 2022-23 Faculty Research Grants for pursuing new lines of research or establishing new scholarly collaborations.

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Update: Return of Facilities and Administrative funds to investigators

   March 24, 2022

Last fall, UNC Charlotte made several changes to the return of Facilities and Administrative (F&A) funds to investigators, departments and centers. Now, the Office of Research and Economic Development (RED) will eliminate restrictions on amounts returned and accumulated by faculty. 

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Engineering Charlotte’s – and North Carolina’s – Future

   March 11, 2022

UNC Charlotte is key to North Carolina’s continued rise in tech and energy relevance.

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UNC Charlotte students and faculty help develop universal EV charging solution

   February 25, 2022

PoleVolt™, an electric vehicle charging station developed by UNC Charlotte’s Energy Production and Infrastructure Center in partnership with Duke Energy, the city of Charlotte and the Centralina Regional Council was unveiled at the Ritz at Washington Heights park.

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Research funding hits $58 million, setting a UNC Charlotte record

   January 20, 2022

Research funding at UNC Charlotte reached an all-time high in 2020-21, supporting University researchers’ efforts to address some of society’s greatest challenges, among them keeping communities healthy, mitigating cybersecurity threats and enhancing the resilience of the power grid.

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Biochemist’s research holds promise for novel treatments for cancers and neurological diseases

   December 15, 2021

For UNC Charlotte biochemist Andrew Truman, a quest for new and better treatments for cancers and neurological diseases drives his research into protein folding and the DNA damage response.

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