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Campus-Wide Research Resources

Helping Faculty Members Navigate the Campus’ Vast Research Infrastructure

CFE has compiled a list of resources across campus that offer research-related guidance, services, and opportunities for faculty. They are categorized by broad research approaches to help you determine which might be most useful to you.

For all researchers:

For laboratory and animal researchers:

  • Core Facilities provides a wide range of services to the research community, including cutting edge technologies, high-end instrumentation, technical support, and education. Our facilities are committed to enhancing and expanding the collaborative capabilities of research at UNC-Chapel Hill. Check out their searchable database to find the Core Facility most useful to your research.
  • Environmental Health & Safety is your one-stop shop if you run or are planning to run a lab. If you are a new Principal Investigator, click here to learn what is expected of you.
  • Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee is responsible for reviewing all animal care applications using vertebrate animals, ensuring compliance with federal animal welfare regulations, inspecting animal facilities and investigator laboratories, investigating animal concerns, and overseeing training and educational programs. If you are a new Principal Investigator, click here to learn what is expected of you if you plan to do research with animals in your lab.
  • Office of Technology Development offers 10 Things to Know to faculty on developing inventions.

For human subjects researchers:

For social science researchers:

  • Odum Institute provides a range of consulting services and workshops on quantitative and qualitative methods, GIS and spatial analysis, survey research, and data management in the social sciences. Many of the methods could be useful to human subjects researchers too.
  • Carolina Center for Public Service: For faculty who are involved in community engaged research in some capacity, this center offers competitive scholarships to faculty to focus on their engaged scholarship through the Faculty Engaged Scholarship Program.