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Research at Carolina is broad, deep, and growing. Whether it’s inquiry and scholarship in the arts and humanities, biomedical research, clinical or basic science, or scholarly writing in its myriad forms, research is at the core of innovation, discovery, and scholarly production. Learn more about research at Carolina. The mission of CFE Research is to support faculty in meeting their goals in research and scholarly writing through workshops, presentations, panel sessions, online resources, and consultations and to provide assessment support for CFE and faculty initiatives.

Research Programs

Summer Writing Group

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The SWG program, which runs from May to August, brings together faculty members from all disciplines and career stages in small peer groups to help spur writing productivity and foster cross-disciplinary connections relevant to writing projects. Join the Summer Writing Group.

Faculty Fulbright Scholars


CFE Research is the hub for faculty interested in the Fulbright Scholars and other Fulbright programs, with informational sessions, connecting aspiring and past Fulbright recipients, and assistance with applications to Fulbright programs. There is no longer a Fulbright Day. Learn more about Fulbright Scholars.

Faculty Foundations

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Research Foundations workshops, offered as part of the CFE Faculty Foundations Program, introduce faculty to the UNC research support system.

Campus Resources and Partnerships



Access resources for researchers: guides, articles, session recordings, and links to internal and external research support and grant opportunities.

Campus Partnerships

Campus partnerships are essential to research support at Carolina. Learn more about CFE’s partnerships that support faculty engaged in research.

Research Consultations

tabletThe CFE provides individual consultations on research grants and scholarly writing. In addition, the CFE provides assessment consultations and support to inform Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL) practice and dissemination, instructional innovation, and course redesign.

Request a Consultation