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Our research changes lives. We provide state-of-the-art resources, nurture alliances that stimulate innovation,
and promote the discoveries of our world-renowned research community.

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Researcher Support

From funding and proposal prep to project management, we are here to help.

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Centers + Institutes

NC State’s interdisciplinary programs are ahead of the pack in groundbreaking research.

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NC State is on Milken Institute’s list of top 25 best universities for technology transfer.

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From Planetary to Microscopic: Winners of the 2017 NC State Research Image Contest

From a map of Mars to the microscopic surface of a leaf that only looks like an alien landscape, the winners of this year’s NC State Research Image Contest captured the scope and beauty to be found in seeking to understand the world around us.

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Mars Map

Research Events


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Two New Internal Funding Opportunities Launched

The Non-laboratory Scholarship/Research Support Program (NSRP) is a two-tiered program aimed at supporting research/scholarship not driven by instrument-dependent research. $100,000 has been set aside to support both small and large purchases of resources for research and scholarly needs.

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The Laboratory Research Equipment Program (LREP) is designed to support the acquisition, repair and/or replacement of shared equipment that may be located and maintained in NC State service centers, departments, colleges, centers/institutes, etc. $100,000 has been set aside to support multiple purchases across campus.

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Research Results

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Risks and Rewards in the Nuclear Age

It’s the carbon-free fuel that powers steam turbines on the electrical grid and helps doctors detect tumor cells. But technological challenges and national security threats have scientists working overtime to keep nuclear energy safe and reliable.

Part 1: Can Science Save America’s Nuclear Industry?

Part 2: Data Detectives Track Down Stray Nukes

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