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North Carolina Collaboratory

Scientific Research Expertise for Policymaking

The North Carolina Collaboratory was established by the North Carolina General Assembly in 2016 to utilize and disseminate the research expertise across the University of North Carolina System for practical use by state and local government.

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Professor Dr. Tanya Hudson Connects with Local Communities to Understand COVID-19 Learning Loss Disparities 

September 14, 2022

For Dr. Tanya Hudson, an associate professor, researcher, and chair in the College of Education at Fayetteville State University, an unexpected career path arose from a love for mathematics.

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North Carolina Collaboratory Receives Additional Funding for Research Projects at Historically Minority-Serving Institutions in N.C.

September 12, 2022

Additional funding opportunities are expected to spark innovation across North Carolina’s research landscape. The 2022-23 N.C. budget provides the Collaboratory with $500,000 of additional recurring funding for the HMSI Research Grant Program.

Natalie Bowman
Investigating Potential Spread of COVID-19 Among Workers in the Food Processing Industry

September 8, 2022

From June through December 2020, a group of UNC-Chapel Hill researchers conducted this observational study investigating the spread of COVID-19 among essential workers employed in the farming and food processing industry and their households.

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Request for Proposals: Opioid Abatement and Recovery Research Program 2022

September 6, 2022

The Collaboratory is partnering with North Carolina Central University and the UNC Injury Prevention Research Center to request research and development proposals that can assist local efforts to abate and remediate the opioid crisis across the state.