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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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Congratulations to the Research Leadership Academy Class of 2017 

NIH Grant Writing Workshop

The Research Development Office and the Proposal Development Unit are hosting an NIH Grant Writing Workshop led by College of Veterinary Medicine’s Dr. Ken Adler on May 30 and 31. This event is free to
NC State faculty interested in learning how to improve their chances of winning an NIH grant, but pre-registration is requested.

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Research Events

Don’t miss out!

May 30-31: NIH Grant Writing Workshop with Ken Adler – space is limited… register early!

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NC State Research Image Contest

Graduate students, postdocs faculty and staff are invited to submit their best research images for the 2017 NC State Research Image Contest sponsored by The Graduate School and ORIED. Categories include photography, microscopy, graphics/illustration and video/interactive. First-place prizes $250; second-place prizes $100. Submissions due by June 15.

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2016 NC State Research Image Contest - 1st place Graphics/Illustration

2016 NC State Research Image Contest – 1st place Graphics/Illustration; Christopher Kolb

2016 NC State Research Image Contest - 1st place Photography/Microscopy

2016 NC State Research Image Contest – 1st place Photography/Microscopy, Jonathan Giacomini

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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