Research Archives

Dec 11, 2019
  • Maggie Riddle

ECU I-Corps Turns Business Ideas Into Reality

Taking an idea and putting it into action can be a challenge. I-Corps, a grant-based program funded by the National Science Foundation equips scientists, entrepreneurs and innovators with the knowledge...

Dec 10, 2019

Assistant Vice Chancellor Honored by AMEXCAN

An East Carolina University assistant vice chancellor was recognized by the Association of Mexicans in North Carolina (AMEXCAN) on Thursday for her dedication and service to the association. Sharon Paynter,...

Dec 06, 2019


Mike Van Scott, senior associate vice chancellor for East Carolina University’s Division of Research, Economic Development and Engagement, has been appointed interim vice chancellor for the division effective Dec. 16....

Dec 03, 2019

ECU to Host Coastal Research Conference

Coastal researchers from across the state will share their work at the third annual Coastal Conversations Conference Friday at East Carolina University. The event, sponsored by ECU’s Integrated Coastal Programs,...

Brown-headed cowbird
Nov 20, 2019


The life of a parasite can be difficult. At best they’re exploitative; at worst they turn their host into a zombie. Now try facing all those challenges without help from...

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...

Oct 29, 2019
  • Office of Research Integrity and Compliance

Research Misconduct: See Something, Say Something

We may not think about how ethical decision making affects the ways we, as members of the ECU community, serve each other and our larger endeavors.  Ethical decision-making in research...

Oct 18, 2019


Twelve student-led entrepreneurship teams moved on to the semifinal round of the third annual Pirate Entrepreneurship Challenge after nearly 3,000 votes were cast in Tuesday’s opening round of East Carolina...

Oct 03, 2019

Researchers Celebrated as Part of National Postdoc Appreciation Week

East Carolina University recognized the contributions of its postdoctoral scholar community on Friday, celebrating National Postdoc Appreciation Week with a lunch and presentation from a renowned career development researcher. University...

Oct 01, 2019

ECU Receives 3 New Patents

The Office of Innovation and New Ventures reported that the university received three new patents this summer. ECU received the following three issued U.S. patents: U.S. Patent 10,363,306 (Issued July...