Research

Jan 7, 2020

Research Offers New Way to Assess an Organization’s Public Relations

Communication professor Yang Cheng explains how a new tool will allow organizations to better measure and describe its relationships with stakeholders.

Dec 16, 2019

Psychology Researchers Call For Changes to Better Address Racial Health Disparities

NC State psychologist Vanessa Volpe is among researchers calling for focus on race and health disparities. Learn more about their proposal.

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.