A center for scholarly research on key global issues at the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Current Research Theme: Making Scarce Water Work for All

Through seminars, workshops and other networking opportunities, GRI Fellows together with the UNC-Chapel Hill “water community” including the Institute for the Environment and The Water Institute will work to develop a better understanding of the critical global challenges of managing water availability and quality and spark new ideas for sound solutions.
Blue Jobs for North Carolina: a role for water in economic development,the latest publication from the GRI, bridges our first two themes with a look at how a wide range of water issues affect our state.
UNC-Chapel Hill declared a campus-wide focus on water for 2012-2015, and schools and departments across disciplines are integrating water into the curriculum, providing a robust center for water activity and interest in Chapel Hill.