Team Science at RENCI

Accelerating Collaborative Team Science (ACTS) is a Team Science educational program based at the Renaissance Computing Institute (RENCI) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

ACTS functions as a connector, bridging the gap between researchers, coordinating centers, and other parties involved in practicing and promoting collaborative team science theory and practical applications across the scientific research landscape.

With twenty years of experience coordinating team science efforts, RENCI provides a unique vantage point for those seeking to understand the role of the coordinating center and the challenges specific to large, geographically dispersed scientific teams. 

ACTS is not affiliated with the grantmaking ACTeR Pilot Grant, a program of NC TraCS.


ACTS Webinar Series

We host a monthly webinar series designed to explore the different paths and people that use Team Science principles to move their work forward. This is about asking questions, embracing differences, leveraging strengths, learning how to advance the field of Team Science and make it better together.

Team Science and the Academic Research Enterprise

Thursday, April 11, 2024 | 12pm-1pm ET

Join our series kickoff, where we’ll discuss Team Science practices with key stakeholders at UNC Chapel Hill. We’ll hear from several campus institutes utilizing Team Science to advance research. During our time together, we’ll discuss terminology and highlight critical aspects of successful Team Science efforts as well as pitfalls to avoid.


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