Research

UNC Charlotte is a distinguished university participating in high research activity. Among the 196 public doctoral-granting research universities in the United States, only 39 hold both the Carnegie Community Engaged University classification and the APLU's Innovation and Economic Prosperity classification.

The APLU (Association of Public & Land-Grant Universities) designation recognizes that UNC Charlotte has demonstrated a meaningful, ongoing and substantial commitment to economic and community development, growth, and economic opportunity.

Carnegie’s community engagement classification signifies that UNC Charlotte collaborates with our larger communities (local, regional/state, national, global) for the mutually beneficial exchange of knowledge and resources in the context of partnership and reciprocity.

UNC Charlotte focuses a majority of its research endeavors through these centers and initiatives:

Communication studies students taking SNAP Challenge


New online system to simplify Conflict of Interest Disclosures


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Project Mosaic to sponsor workshops


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Mount Zion dig among top 10 2013 discoveries


Rowan named conflict of interest manager


Alumna’s research led to ‘smart bra’ prototype


Researchers conduct visual analysis of consumer behavior using social media


Mostafavi to defend dissertation


Thill named RSAI Fellow