Research & Innovation

Sep 21, 2017

Who Wins? Outcomes of Olympic-sized Events

Dr. Jason Bocarro, Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management Associate Professor, discusses the enduring economic, environmental and human impacts of a mega event, like the Olympics, in the book "Legacies and Mega Events: Fact or Fairy Tales?"

Sep 19, 2017

Let There Be Light – The Path to No Microbes

The College of Natural Resources and the College of Sciences partner to create the company, Lumicide, which will produce a new antimicrobial paint activated by air and light.

Sep 18, 2017

Student Spotlight: Michael Larkins

Paper Science and Chemical engineering double major spent a semester abroad in Rheinbach, Germany, researching the use of lignin in cellulose films for potential use in food packaging.

Sep 1, 2017

Investing in Ideas

Dr. Marian McCord and a team of interdisciplinary researchers from three NC State colleges received funding from the Chancellor's Innovation Fund to bring their clothing linen that defends against biting insects to market.

Aug 30, 2017

Big Oil, Small Schools

Nils Peterson, Associate Professor of Forestry and Environmental Resources, discusses how children may not be as susceptible to their teachers' opinions on climate change.

Aug 18, 2017

A Walk Around Campus

Dr. Aaron Hipp, Associate Professor of Community Health and Sustainability, helps Tim Peeler find ways to turn a hike across campus into a resource for workplace wellness.

Aug 17, 2017

Is Forest Bioenergy Carbon Neutral or Worse than Coal? Implications of Carbon Accounting Methods

Dr. Bob Abt, Carl Alwin Schenck Professor of Forestry, co-publishes a new paper on forest bioenergy and the environmental economics of climate change.

Jul 12, 2017

Bridging the Funding Gap from Research to Commercialization

The College of Natural Resources, College of Agriculture and Life Sciences and the College of Textiles are working together to develop comfortable insect bite-resistant maternity line of clothing with support from the CIF.

Jul 10, 2017

‘Critter Cams’ help NC residents – and scientists – learn what’s creeping around

Dr. Roland Kays, Forestry and Environmental Resources Research Associate Professor and Nature Research Center Biodiversity & Earth Observation Lab Director NC Museum of Natural Sciences, encourages citizen scientists in all 100 NC counties to participate in the Candid Critters wildlife survey.

Jul 6, 2017

Sustainability and Environment: The Future of Sport

Kyle Bunds, Assistant Professor in Parks, Recreation and Tourism Management, presented his research about tailgating culture and the environment at a conference featuring global speakers on "Sport and Sustainable Development: Setting a Research Agenda."