Faculty, staff and students recognized for research achievements alongside Charlotte’s research trajectory

Categories: Research Tags: Academic Affairs, Research

On Nov. 2., UNC Charlotte faculty, staff and students were celebrated for widespread achievement in research at the 2023 Niner Research Reception.

Permanent leaders named for Academic Affairs, Research divisions

Categories: Research Tags: Academic Affairs, Research

With widespread support from the campus community, the interim leaders for the divisions of Academic Affairs and Research are now permanent.

Charlotte awarded tech strategy development grant from U.S. Economic Development Administration

Categories: Research Tags: Academic Affairs, Research

UNC Charlotte has been awarded a Strategy Development Grant of $500,000 from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Economic Development Administration. 

The federal funding is part of the inaugural Tech Hubs program. The University is partnering with the Charlotte Regional Business Alliance; Centralina Regional Council; and more than 25 industry, academic institutions and workforce development organizations in North and South Carolina on the grant, which will launch the Carolinas Innovation Center for Optics and Metrology (CICOM) Consortium.

Division of Research launches Faculty Research Grant Program; 14 centers funded

Categories: Research Tags: Research

The UNC Charlotte Division of Research awarded grants to 14 University centers through an initiative called Ignite for Centers, which aims to strengthen multidisciplinary programs of research, public service or instruction.

Unlocking longevity: Boosting lifespans with gut stress signaling

Categories: Research Tags: College of Science, Research

UNC Charlotte researcher Patricija van Oosten-Hawle, an assistant professor of biological sciences, is investigating how a particular reaction in the human gut is triggering a process that could help prolong tissue health and extend lifespan.

Dancing in the wild

Categories: Research Tags: College of Science, Research

NSF grant to biologist Bao-Hua Song supports development of pest-resistant soybeans from wild resources.

Researchers exploring a more secure, reliable power grid with UNC System support

A team of researchers led by UNC Charlotte is working to build a more secure and reliable power grid, thanks to funding through the UNC System Research Opportunities Initiative.

UNC Charlotte serving as regional hub for NCInnovation

Categories: Research Tags: Chancellor, Research

UNC Charlotte will play a leading role as one of four regional hubs for NCInnovation, a nonprofit organization designed to accelerate research, innovation and commercialization statewide.

Economic forecast: Conflicting forces create opportunity for recession or return of inflation

A mild recession or a return of inflation are both possibilities in the coming months, depending on how conflicting federal monetary and fiscal policies and other economic factors play out.

Research reveals boosting strategies that mitigate risks of COVID-19 in cancer patients

For many, the threat of the COVID-19 pandemic seems over. However, for patients whose immune systems are compromised by cancer or by cancer therapies, fear of COVID-19 infection and severe disease remains very real.