Awards Archives

May 17, 2021

Pirates Celebrate Research at Annual Research and Creative Achievement Week

For the 15th consecutive year East Carolina University students, postdoctoral scholars, faculty and staff celebrated their research achievements at the university’s annual Research and Creative Achievement Week from April 5-9....

May 14, 2021

Office of Undergraduate Research Announces Spring 2021 URCA Award Winners

East Carolina University’s Office of Undergraduate Research announced that 31 student primary investigators received Spring 2021 Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity awards. The award provides support for faculty-mentored research and...

Apr 28, 2021

Gilbird Recognized as Outstanding Staff Award Winner

Neil Gilbird, senior research analyst, was recognized by the East Carolina University Staff Senate as the Division of Research, Economic Development and Engagement’s 2021 Outstanding Staff Award Winner.  Gilbird was nominated by Suzanne Sparrow, director...

Undergraduate Researcher Jennifer McMains
Nov 18, 2019

Nearly $70K Invested in Undergraduate Researchers

East Carolina University’s Office of Undergraduate Research announced that 42 students received fall 2019 Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Awards, totaling nearly $70,000. The awards provide support for faculty-mentored research...

Student present dental research poster
Aug 26, 2019
  • Peggy Novotny

Dental Medicine Celebrates Research, Scholarship

“Genomics, Epigenomics and Oral Health” was the theme of the East Carolina University School of Dental Medicine’s fifth annual Celebration of Research and Scholarship on Aug. 21. Faculty, students and...

M4 Sherman tank rusting on shore
Aug 26, 2019


More than 24 hours of air travel, the International Date Line and thousands of miles of open ocean separate Greenville from Saipan, but next summer a pair of East Carolina...

Jul 18, 2019

ECU Announces 2019-20 Arts and Humanities Faculty Reassignment Awards

The Division of Research, Economic Development and Engagement, in partnership with the Division of Academic Affairs, is pleased to announce its faculty reassignment award recipients in the arts and humanities...

Jun 12, 2019


An East Carolina University assistant professor turned in her bass guitar for a soil probe to rock out with microbes. The unconventional move from rocker to scientist paid off for...

Jun 03, 2019

Postdoc Researches New Treatment Targets for Pulmonary Disease

An East Carolina University researcher is investigating new ways to treat a disease that disproportionately affects African Americans and women in the Southeast. Eman Soliman, a postdoctoral scholar in the...

May 17, 2019


An East Carolina University associate professor will travel to Zambia next year to assist in water quality testing of the African nation’s groundwater system. Alex Manda, a hydrogeologist in the...