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Quantitude Podcast - Special COVID-19 Episode

Patrick Curran (Professor of Psychology, University of North Carolina) and Gregory Hancock (Professor of Education, University of Maryland) have dedicated an episode of their popular quantitative methods podcast, Quantitude, to a conversation about how COVID-19 has already had a lasting impact on...

NC TraCS Award Announcements

The NC TraCS Institute is pleased to announce awardees for the 126th cycle of the TraCS $2K pilot grants. In total, 7 applications were received and 2 were chosen for funding. Awardees include investigators from UNC's Schools of Medicine and Nursing. The 2 projects are listed below.

UNC receives NIH Diabetes Research Center grant with partner institutions

The UNC School of Medicine – with partners Wake Forest School of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine, and NC Agricultural and Technical State University (NC A&T) – has been awarded a $5.7 million Diabetes Research Center grant from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive...

Tip Sheet for Clinical Research Teams during COVID-19 Pandemic

This information is compiled to help guide and inform clinical research teams on ways to optimize managing clinical research projects and best mitigate the new challenges we are facing during the pandemic. Tips shared here are not meant to represent regulations or policies. For full information...

TraCS funding and resources available amid COVID-19 Pandemic

We are well positioned to support and accelerate promising coronavirus and COVID-19 research. This positioning is underscored by Microsoft Academic ranking of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill as #3 in the United States in volume of published coronavirus research, behind only the CDC...

Researchers launch COVID-19 reporting database and registries

The Surveillance Epidemiology of Coronavirus Under Research Exclusion (SECURE-IBD) database, launched in early March 2020, captures the natural history and outcomes of children and adults with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) in the context of COVID-19. While the international database is less than...

UNC Health ORSC Collaboration Survey

UNC Health’s Office of Research Support & Compliance (ORSC) recently put into a production a Collaboration Survey that they hope will help to better assist investigators with collaborative research projects in the network entities. The survey replaces the paper form process currently in IRBIS, but...

The Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research COVID-19 Q&A for faculty

UNC Research will be hosting a COVID-19 Q&A webinar for campus faculty at 3:00 PM every Monday. Onyen login is required for the Zoom video. All participants will be muted, so please submit any questions you have in advance to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript...

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