Experts Lay Out Options For Future of Energy Storage in North Carolina
A report by NC State experts details energy storage options to inform energy policy.
How 21st Century Tech Can Shed Light On 19th Century Newspapers
Scholars are using digital humanities tools in an attempt to organize research on thousands of images found in 19th century newspapers.
Drug Use, Religion Explain ‘Reverse Gender Gap’ on Marijuana
Women tend to be more conservative than men on political questions related to marijuana. A recent study finds that this gender gap appears to be driven by religion and the fact that men are more likely to have used marijuana.
Bias-Based Bullying Does More Harm, Is Harder to Protect Against
A new study finds bias-based bullying does more harm to students than generalized bullying, particularly for students who are targeted because of multiple identities, such as race and gender.
Family, School Support Makes Kids More Likely To Stand Up To Bullying
A recent study finds young people with good family relationships are more likely to intervene when they witness bullying at school.
Political Science Experts Offer Insights On National, NC Elections
Experts from North Carolina State University can offer insight into this year’s elections, as well as what outcomes may mean for policy issues both nationally and in North Carolina.
State Pension Plans Would Be Better Off Avoiding External Management Fees
Recent research finds state pension plans would be better off avoiding external asset managers when investing their assets – and would carry substantially smaller unfunded liabilities if they simply invested in a conventional index fund.
Study Offers Insight Into How People Judge Good From Bad
New research sheds light on how people decide whether behavior is moral or immoral. The findings could serve as a framework for informing the development of artificial intelligence.
Study: Widely Used Nonprofit Efficiency Tool Doesn’t Work
The tool most often used to assess the efficiency of nonprofit organizations isn’t just inaccurate – it can actually be negatively correlated with efficiency.
Changing the Landscape of Graduate Education
Problems related to food, energy and water are becoming increasingly complex. NC State is taking a new approach to prepare the scientists who will solve them.
New Personality Test Is Faster – and Tougher to Trick
Psychology researchers have developed a new personality test that is both faster to take and much harder to manipulate by those attempting to control the outcome.
Proposal Seeks to Improve Assessment of Drug Risks
A drug policy researcher is proposing a suite of changes to overhaul the Multi-Criteria Drug Harm Scale, which informs drug policies across Europe.
Prospective Teachers More Likely to View Black Faces Than White Faces as Angry
A preliminary study of prospective teachers finds that they are more likely to view the face of Black adults as angry compared to the faces of White adults.
Stress Really Can Make Young Adults Feel Older
Psychology researchers have found that stress can play a significant role in how old emerging adults feel, with every stressful event above the daily norm making many young people feel at least one year older.
5 Counties to Watch in North Carolina Politics
These five counties are particularly noteworthy for political observers interested in statewide North Carolina elections.