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:

Initiative to measure impact of interactive technology on young children


Light-rail extension from Center City to UNC Charlotte gets major funding commitment


'Without Sanctuary' conference opens with public lecture Oct. 11


International Pragmatics Conference to draw scholars from around the world


NSF grant awarded for teacher preparation scholarships


Siemens Scholarship winners announced


Religious studies professor’s blog ranks high


CCI student to defend dissertation


Call for 2012-13 Master’s Thesis Award nominations


Digging this class - students, museum seek history


Exercise garnering widespread media coverage