Research

Dec 2, 2019

Food Fights: How History Shapes What We Eat – And Why

Everybody eats. But as two NC State history professors explain, what people eat, and what drives our decisions about food, vary tremendously.

Nov 26, 2019

$2.24M in Grants Will Equip Social Workers to Address Opioid Crisis

With support from two grants, NC State's Department of Social Work is preparing students to help those struggling with addiction.

Nov 15, 2019

A Largely Untapped Universe: Exploring Race in Nontheatrical Films

English professor Marsha Gordon explains how films never destined for theaters can inform our understanding of race and culture in the U.S.

Nov 4, 2019

Study Highlights Fluid Sexual Orientation in Many Teens

New research from psychologists at NC State and two other universities finds at least one in five teenagers reports some change in sexual orientation during adolescence.

Oct 28, 2019

NC State Researchers Land NSF Grant to Develop AI Tools for Workforce Empowerment

The $980,000 grant will allow NC State researchers to develop new artificial intelligence (AI) tools to help job seekers and employers manage a rapidly changing labor market.

Oct 21, 2019

Darn You, R2! When Do We Blame Robots?

New research from NC State psychologists shows people are likely to blame robots for workplace accidents, but only if they believe the robots are autonomous.

Oct 17, 2019

Study Finds Brands Are Resilient Against ‘Fake News’ on Social Media

“Fake news” stories targeting corporations may be obnoxious, but new research from communication professor Yang Cheng finds that they likely pose little threat to well-established brands.

Sep 27, 2019

Putting Human Experience on the Map

Using data from wearable sensors, doctoral student Garrett Millar (Psychology '16) creates interactive visualizations that explore the spatial side of stress.

Sep 13, 2019

College Honors Exceptional Scholars, Advisors and Teachers

Meet our faculty members who are excelling in and out of the classroom.

Sep 10, 2019

Study Sheds Light on How the Justice System Can Affect Physical, Mental Health

New research from NC State sociologist April Fernandes finds that being convicted of a crime is associated with a decline in health, even if there’s no jail time.