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:

Lectures by noted Caltech physicist, UNC Charlotte faculty part of N.C. Science Festival


April 1 deadline for Undergraduate Research Conference


Stanford professor to discuss teaching massive open online classes


Researcher to discuss ‘Aerial Robot Swarms’


Harness the power of data: Charlotte Data Day


Calhoun, Tedeschi receive 2013 First Citizens Bank Scholars Medal


Atkins Library to host annual Graduate Student Research Symposium


Research suggests scientists have overestimated capacity of wind farms to generate power


Social work faculty member participates in national forum


New journal aimed at urban education issues


Sex, lies and television? Study by business professors finds ‘Big Pharma’ fails to self-police ED drug advertising


Shue awarded UNC-China Technology Learning Grant