Researchers Eye Gaming As Tool for Boosting Computer Science Skills, Diversity in Middle Schools
An interdisciplinary team of researchers is launching an initiative that will use a custom-designed video game to boost computational thinking in middle school science classrooms and foster diversity in the sciences.
How Teaching Robots to Identify Microscopic Fossils Could Help Us Understand Oceans
An unlikely partnership is attempting to solve a tricky engineering challenge and advance our understanding of Earth’s oceans.
Of Space and Sea: Data Challenges and Creative Solutions
Investments in space missions could soon return more benefits in coastal North Carolina.
Gu Receives Funding for Glucose-Responsive Smart Insulin Patches
The funding will help Gu develop glucose responsive insulin patches in order to help those suffering from Type 1 diabetes.
Global Funding RFPs Sought
The deadline for both OIA global funding initiatives is Dec. 11 at 5 p.m.
USDA Grants $6.7M to Curb Fruit Pest
NC State entomologist Hannah Burrack will lead a four-year effort to manage the spotted wing drosophila, a tiny fruit fly that causes hundreds of millions of dollars in annual agricultural losses.
$5 Million NSF PIRE Grant Will Fund Research on African Crop Disease
NC State receives $5 million NSF grant to combat cassava mosaic disease in Africa.
Researchers Aim to Understand What Drives School Diversity or Resegregation
Why are some school districts able to maintain economic diversity in their schools, while others have become effectively resegregated in recent decades? That’s a question being explored by a team of researchers led by NC State University under a grant from the National Science Foundation.
Digital Project Scores Library Grant
A collaborative project to digitize and preserve important historical documents related to Cooperative Extension receives funding from the State Library of North Carolina.
Designing Clinical Trials for Personalized Cancer Treatments
A $10.4 million grant from the National Cancer Institute will help researchers from NC State, UNC-Chapel Hill and Duke University design clinical trials for personalized cancer treatments.