Research & Innovation

Mar 12, 2019

2019 Graduate Research Symposium Winners

Check out the winners of our Graduate Research Symposium!

Mar 12, 2019

Yao receives prestigious NSF CAREER award

Dr. Yuan Yao is the recipient of the National Science Foundation career award, the most prestigious award for early career faculty.

Jan 28, 2019

NC State Researchers Want To Hear Your Backyard For A New Mapping Project

Listen to WUNC's segment on Sound Around Town, a citizen science project in the College of Natural Resources aimed at understanding how noise pollution impacts people and wildlife.

Jan 18, 2019

Can Genetic Engineering Save Disappearing Forests?

Forests in the U.S. face many threats: climate change, invasive species, pests and pathogens. Could genetically engineering trees make these plants more resilient?

Jan 2, 2019

Remarkable Researchers

NC State sets the bar high for research in higher education — our students help make that happen. Meet four fall 2018 graduates who took full advantage of creating a well-rounded education through hands-on research.

Jan 2, 2019

O Christmas Tree, How Lovely Are Thy Branches that Retain Needles

Forestry and Environmental Resources Research Associate Lilian Matallana is trying to improve the quality of Fraser fir in the North Carolina Christmas tree market by pinpointing the gene responsible for needle retention.

Dec 14, 2018

As Hunting Declines, Efforts Grow to Broaden the Funding Base for Wildlife Conservation

Taxes and fees help pay for wildlife conservation in the United States. However, as fewer Americans take up hunting, wildlife managers are seeking other ways to collect funding.

Dec 7, 2018

How Big Can Snowflakes Be?

Megan Skrip, a science communicator with the Center for Geospatial Analytics, shares some surprising facts about the biggest snowflakes ever recorded.

Dec 6, 2018

NC State Helps Homegrown Holiday Hobby

With the help of NC State soil scientists, CNR researchers and local extension agents, Ricky Postell is growing his Christmas tree operation.

Nov 20, 2018

Living with Lions and Tigers and Bears, Oh My

We can’t avoid conflict with predators, but we can find better ways to respond.