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In the News: Policy Collaboratory Moves Into New Phase

April 30, 2018

At a recent legislative oversight committee meeting, leadership of the North Carolina Policy Collaboratory provided an update on the organization’s work and briefed the committee on the ongoing research underway across the state.

Collaboratory Grants Will Support GenX Research in North Carolina

April 9, 2018

The North Carolina Policy Collaboratory has awarded $430,000 in grants for three research projects to address emerging contaminants in North Carolina, including GenX, a potentially toxic industrial compound that has been detected in the Cape Fear River.

In the News: Hurricane Matthew Recovery

March 5, 2018

In 2017 the Collaboratory funded faculty, staff, and students at Carolina and NC State to work with six communities in eastern North Carolina to assist with Hurricane Matthew Recovery efforts. That work continues in 2018 with the research team identifying needs and providing solutions to these towns.

In the News: Laboratory of Collaboration

October 2, 2017

The UNC-Chapel Hill Board of Trustees was briefed in a September 28 presentation on the Collaboratory’s role in connecting environmental research at the state’s universities to policy-makers at the state and local levels.

North Carolina Policy Collaboratory Report 2016-2017

August 10, 2017

In the 2016 State Budget, the North Carolina General Assembly established the North Carolina Policy Collaboratory (the “Collaboratory”) to utilize and disseminate the environmental research expertise of the University of North Carolina for practical use by state and local government.