Research

Aug 21, 2019

Two NC State Professors Awarded National Endowment for the Humanities Grants

The grants awarded to history professor David Ambaras and film studies professor Marsha Gordon are part of $29 million in awards that will fund 215 humanities projects across the country.

Aug 14, 2019

‘Growth Mindset’ Intervention Boosts Confidence and Persistence in Entrepreneurship Students

Research from NC State psychologist Jeni Burnette finds that low-cost classroom intervention aimed at fostering a growth mindset gives students more confidence in their entrepreneurship abilities.

Aug 2, 2019

GES Center Awarded Half-Million Dollar Grant to Study Responsible Innovation of Food Nanotechnology

GES Center director Jennifer Kuzma and senior research scholar Khara Grieger will lead a two-year, USDA-funded study of responsible innovation of food nanotechnology.

Aug 1, 2019

Welcome Our New Humanities and Social Sciences Faculty

The College of Humanities and Social Sciences welcomes ten new tenured or tenure-track faculty to its ranks this year. Their scholarship and research interests range from race and ethnic politics to self-representation of women in France and the impact of trauma exposure.

Jul 29, 2019

Interventions Aimed At Parents And Kids Boost Safe Sex Practices

A new study from NC State psychologists shows that interventions involving parents and children lead to safer sexual practices.

Jul 22, 2019

When You Spot One Driving Hazard, You May Be Missing Another

Research from NC State psychologists finds that when drivers notice one traffic hazard, they are less likely to see a simultaneous second hazard.

Jun 26, 2019  |  Sociology and Anthropology

Study: Internet Perpetuates Job Market Inequality

Research from sociologist Steve McDonald finds the internet is giving both employers and job seekers access to more information, but has not made the hiring process more meritocratic.

May 29, 2019

The Message That Addiction Is a Disease Makes Substance Users Less Likely to Seek Help

Research from NC State psychologists finds that people with substance-use problems who read a message describing addiction as a disease are less likely to report wanting to engage in effective therapies, compared to those who read a message that addiction behaviors are subject to change.

May 8, 2019

The Ethics and Challenges Surrounding Neuroenhancement

New work from philosophy professor Veljko Dubljevic explores the ethics of neuroenhancement and calls for legal and regulatory oversight of the emerging technologies.

Apr 29, 2019  |  NC State News

Study Highlights How Little We Know About Women Terrorists

The first large-scale research project evaluating the characteristics of women involved in jihadism-inspired terrorism finds significant differences between men and women in both their backgrounds and their roles within terrorist groups.