Record Year for Research

Inside look into a research lab.

Carolina has always excelled as a research university, but this past fiscal year, Carolina has set an entirely new precedent of research excellence.

For the first time in the University’s history, annual new awards for research conducted at Carolina have exceeded the $1 billion mark as of the end of fiscal year 2020. The $1.048 billion in awards serves as an important forward-looking measure of the health of Carolina as a research institution. 

“No single source accounts for our remarkable success this year,” said Vice Chancellor for Research Terry Magnuson. “Despite the challenges in the last quarter with ramping down on-campus research, we grew across the board, and this is a tribute to the talent and hard work of our faculty, staff and students.”

Not only is this a pivotal moment in Carolina’s history as a research institution, it is an indication of the life-changing discoveries to come. 

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