Active Grants

Below is a list of current grant-funded research by UNC School of Information and Library Science faculty members. Presented in alphabetical order by faculty member's last name.

Modeling Cross-Component Effects in Aggregated Search Prediction and Evaluation

Investigator: Jaime Arguello
Funded by National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award
Announcement from SILS

Enhancing Tradecraft Documentation

Investigator: Jaime Arguello
Funded by North Carolina State University

Search Assistance Using Search Trails

Investigator: Rob Capra
Funded by National Science Foundation (NSF)
Announcement from SILS

Knowledge Representation and Re-Use for Exploratory and Collaborative Search

Investigator: Rob Capra
Funded by National Science Foundation (NSF) CAREER Award
Announcement from SILS  

Using an Emerging Condition to Understand Health Information Use, Diagnostic Delay and Health Services Utilization

Investigator: Mary Grace Flaherty
Funded by Medical Library Association (MLA) Lindberg Research Fellowship
Announcement from SILS  

Deconstructing Information Poverty: Identifying, Supporting, and Leveraging Local Expertise in Marginalized Communities

Investigator: Amelia Gibson
Funded by Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) Laura Bush 21st Century Early Career Award
Announcement from SILS
Community Equity, Data & Information Lab (CEDI) Lab website

Scalable Visual Analytics for Semi-Structured Longitudinal Event Data

Investigator: David Gotz
Funded by RTI University Scholars Program
Announcement from SILS

Student Travel Grant for 2019 IEEE VIS Doctoral Colloquium

Investigator: David Gotz
Funded by National Science Foundation (NSF)
Related story from SILS

Contextualization Methods for High-Dimensional Exploratory Visual Analysis and Selection

Investigator: David Gotz
Funded by National Science Foundation (NSF)
Announcement from SILS
Visual Analysis and Communication Laboratory (VACLab) website

Information Seeking Behavior of Academic Scientists

Investigator: Brad Hemminger
Funded by Ochiltree Foundation

Project READY – Reimagining Equity and Access for Diverse Youth

Investigator: Sandra Hughes-Hassell
Funded by Institute of Museum and Library Science (IMLS) Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program
Announcement from SILS
Related story from SILS
Project READY website

RATOM: Review Appraisal and Triage of Email

Investigator: Cal Lee
Funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Announcement from SILS
Related Story from SILS
RATOM website

BitCurator.Edu: Advancing Digital Forensics Education for Libraries and Archives

Investigator: Cal Lee
Funded by Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) Laura Bush 21st Century Librarian Program
Announcement from SILS
BitCurator.edu website

Center for Information Technology and Public Life (CITAP)

Investigator: Gary Marchionini
Funded by Knight Foundation, Hewlett Foundation, and Luminate
Announcement from SILS
CITAP website

iCare: Intelligent Clinical Decision Support Based on Adaptable, Rule-based, and Extensible Platform

Investigator: Javed Mostafa
Funded by Optum Technology, Inc.

ENABLE: Extensible Network – Accessible Biomedical & Health Informatics Long-term learning Environment

Investigator: Javed Mostafa
Funded by United Health Foundation
Announcement from SILS
ENABLE website

An Interdisciplinary Program for Advanced Training in Health Data Analytics

Investigator: Javed Mostafa
Funded by NIH T-15 Training Grant
Related story from SILS

Cyber Training: DSE: Cyber Carpentry: Data Life-Cycle Training using the Datanet Federation Consortium Platform

Investigator: Arcot Rajasekar
Funded by National Science Foundation(NSF)
Announcement from SILS
Related story from SILS
Cyber Carpentry website

Research on Platform Surveillance and Authoritarianism

Investigator: Zeynep Tufekci
Funded by The Democracy Fund

Artificial Intelligence and Power: A Conceptual, Empirical, and Practical Examination

Investigator: Zeynep Tufekci
Funded by Omidyar Network