Creating a better tomorrow

University Research Week

University Research Week is a campus-wide celebration to increase awareness of what it means to be a research university, align Carolina’s missions of producing world-class research and providing a world-class undergraduate education, and promote opportunities for students to discover and engage in research and scholarship.

  • Over 9,000undergraduates conduct research
  • $1 billion+in annual research expenditures
  • 6thamong research universities for federal funding devoted to development and research

Research at Carolina improves lives and generates tremendous cultural, social and economic worth. The work we do is central to the University’s mission to serve our state and the world.

Terry Magnuson, vice chancellor of research

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Terry Magnuson

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