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North Carolina Policy Collaboratory

The Policy 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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UNC Will Lead $15M COVID-19 Variant Surveillance Program in NC

July 22, 2021

The CORVASEQ (Coronavirus Variant Sequencing) Surveillance Network is a partnership between the NC Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Division of Public Health and the NC Policy Collaboratory.

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North Carolina Making Collaboratory Permanent

June 25, 2021

In its latest budget, the North Carolina Senate makes permanent the NC Policy Collaboratory.

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Science for Hyper-Partisan Times

June 21, 2021

Could North Carolina’s Collaboratory be a national model for incorporating scientific research into policymaking?

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UNC Professor, State Track COVID-19 Trends in Wastewater

June 4, 2021

Researchers at University of North Carolina Institute of Marine Sciences began more than a year ago tracking in wastewater the virus that causes COVID-19, just as the pandemic was beginning to sweep across the globe.