Innovate through Strategic InitiativesWe promote innovative, interdisciplinary research at UNC and partner with a range of public and private stakeholders to translate new discoveries into transformative interventions that meet the needs of diverse communities. Strategic investments in seed grants, pilot programs, and implementation evaluations will enable innovation that will benefit thousands of children and families across the state and the nation.
- Faculty Support
Build an Interdisciplinary Community of ScientistsWe foster the collaborative engagement of scientists across disciplines to address complex challenges facing children and families. Our interdisciplinary approach also prepares the next generation of scholars and scientists to work effectively with diverse partners and stakeholders. We learn from one another — integrating basic science with developmental science with implementation science. Funding for new fellowships and expanded training opportunities will enhance our learning community.
The Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute at Carolina created the Barbara Davis Goldman Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Research.