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Sep 29, 2015

Literacy Expert Pushes ‘Play’ on Educational Games

What do playing a computer game and reading a book have in common? Both can immerse students and help them build reading skills, according to NC State research. 

Aug 24, 2015

Researchers Tackle Issues Surrounding Security Tools for Software Developers

Researchers are working to give computer programmers better tools to help them protect software from security vulnerabilities. 

Apr 29, 2015

Enron Becomes Unlikely Data Source for Computer Science Researchers

Computer science researchers have turned to unlikely sources – including Enron – for assembling huge collections of spreadsheets that can be used to study how people use this software. The goal is for the data to facilitate research to make spreadsheets more useful. 

Apr 20, 2015

What Science Looks Like at NC State

At NC State, science is more than labs, computers and experiments. Science is a story. Science is a calling. Science is diverse. These are the stories of the dual identities of our scientists – the researcher and the everyday man or woman. 

Apr 9, 2015

Researchers Roll Out Science Video Game With Demonstrated Results

Researchers are rolling out a science video game and educational curriculum, making them freely available to educators. 

Feb 11, 2015

NC State Researchers Land UNC System Research Grants

NC State is a key partner in five of six grants awarded as part of a new, statewide initiative designed to advance strategically-important collaborative research projects in North Carolina. 

Jan 29, 2015

What Google Fiber May Mean for North Carolina, NC State and R&D

NC State experts discuss what Google Fiber may mean for research and economic development in the Triangle region and at NC State. 

Nov 5, 2014

Vouk to Serve as Interim Research Chief

Longtime faculty member Mladen Vouk has been named interim vice chancellor for research, effective Dec. 15. 

Oct 30, 2014

New Tech Aims to Improve Communication Between Dogs and Humans

NC State researchers have developed a suite of technologies that can be used to enhance communication between dogs and humans, which has applications in everything from search and rescue to service dogs to training our pets. 

Oct 2, 2014

Award Will Help NC State Researcher Put Computer Science Theory Into Practice

Blair Sullivan of NC State will receive one of only 14 $1.5 million Moore Investigator Awards for her work on transforming theoretical algorithms into practical tools that could be used in fields ranging from biomedical science to business analytics.