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Notice of Intent: Upcoming Funding Opportunity for Opioid Abatement Research and Development

August 8, 2022

This Notice of Intent is to inform researchers within the UNC System that the Collaboratory, in partnership with North Carolina Central University, intends to issue a Request for Proposals (RFP) titled “Opioid Abatement Research Program 2022: Supporting Local Efforts to Address the Opioid Crisis in North Carolina.”


EPA Headquarters New Lawsuit Would Overturn EPA Advisories Seen As Precursor To More State & Federal Regulation

August 3, 2022

In June the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released four new drinking water health advisories related to PFAS contamination. The soundness of these advisories has since been called into question and in late July a lawsuit was filed seeking to overturn two of them.


Student learning Joint Research Initiative Focusing on Impact of COVID-19 Pandemic on Students, Schools

June 22, 2022

The NC Department of Public Instruction and the Collaboratory are leading a joint $6 million effort to spur research on the impact of COVID-19 on student learning and the evaluation of existing policies and programs aimed at overcoming those challenges.


North Carolina Collaboratory and N.C. Department of Environmental Quality Announce New Fellowship Program, a Continuation of a Long-Existing Partnership

June 21, 2022

The first four Collaboratory Research Fellows are experts in their fields and since its establishment have been leaders of the PFAS Testing Network.


COVID RFP Collage Request for Proposals: Addressing the Impact of COVID-19 on Student Learning in North Carolina

June 9, 2022

The Collaboratory is requesting research and evaluation proposals addressing the impact of COVID-19 on student learning across North Carolina and the efficacy of state and local policies and programs put in place during the pandemic.