Research

Students conduct research in the Nutrition Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Core lab.

Having a faculty actively involved in research and scholarship, whose teaching is transformed by discovery and whose service is informed by current knowledge is fundamental to being a research university.

Research and Innovation Solutions Identity 2Gillings Innovation Labs round 4 is underway, see  See application materials.

Dennis & Mireille Gillings:  Global Public Health Fellowhsips

Announcing Dennis and Mireille Gillings Global Public Health Fellowships.  In collaboration with the Institut Pasteur, this program funds up to two post-doctoral fellowships for UNC school of public health students or recent graduates in epidemiology, biostatistics, public health surveillance, and global health.  See Application and requirements.  Application deadline is September 26, 2014.

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Among all 50 U.S. states, North Carolina received the sixth highest amount of funding from the National Institute of Health in 2013.  Click here to learn more about North Carolina and the Gillings School of Global Public Health’s research accomplishments.

Message from the Associate Dean
"Clean water to drink. Healthy air to breathe. Nutritious food to eat. Diseases prevented. For 74 years, we have been solving these most pressing health problems in North Carolina and around the world by conducting novel, innovative research that changes public health practice, influences policy and improves the quality of people’s lives."
Sandy Martin, PhD, MCH
Professor, Associate Dean for Research

Our 2013 Research Portfolio….

2.67 average number of grants awarded to faculty researchers last year

7 average number of publications per faculty researcher last year

$154 total dollar amount (in millions) of grants and contracts awarded to faculty researchers last year

414 total number of grants and contracts awarded to faculty researchers last year

1709 approximately, the total number of peer-reviewed articles published by 244 faculty researchers last year

 

 

 

Research Resources

Research and Innovation Solutions, in collaboration with other School and University units, offers a variety of resources and services to facilitate research for the School’s researchers. Here, we provide an overview of the many resources and services available. If you have any questions, contact Research and Innovation Solutions at 919.966.0123.

Faculty Research

Professor Sobsey demonstrates his award-winning, compartment bag water quality test (CBT).

Our faculty solve some of the most pressing health problems in North Carolina and around the world by conducting novel, innovative research that changes public health practice, influences policy and improves the quality of people’s lives. Last year, our faculty received $154.1 million in research grants and contracts related to these pressing health problems.

Student Research

Research in the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health is an essential part of the teaching mission. Virtually all of our research teams include both our faculty and our students, giving students the opportunity to work on real world problems in which they can apply the approaches that they have learned in the classroom.

 

 

Research and Innovation Solutions, in collaboration with other School and University units, offers a variety of resources and services to facilitate research for the School’s researchers. Here, we provide an overview of the many resources and services available. If you have any questions, contact Research and Innovation Solutions at 919.966.0123.