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Tag: research and innovation


May 25, 2016

Dripping with knowledge, Forest Biomaterials opens a new tissue lab

The Tissue Pack Innovation Lab will deliver technical service, education and research to the growing personal care industry. 


May 25, 2016

Hacking Big Data Solutions for Social Good

Dr. Stacy Supak from the Center for Geospatial Analytics mentors teams of Silicon Valley hackers helping the federal Department of Interior encourage underserved communities to use public spaces. 


May 19, 2016

Epic Epidemic: A Model of Sudden Oak Death

Ross Meentemeyer, Director of the Center for Geospatial Analytics, looks at the human, financial and political realities of controlling an epidemic over large regional scales to study sudden oak death. 

Invictus Games Opening Ceremony

May 10, 2016

Leaving a Mega-Sport Impact: Invictus Games

Two Sport Management majors travel to Orlando, Florida to conduct hands-on research about the impact of the Invictus Games on injured service men and women. 


May 9, 2016

Kids think like Conservation Biologists

Kathryn Stevenson, a Postdoctoral Research Scholar in Forestry and Environmental Resources, asks elementary school students to prioritize wildlife conservation efforts. 


May 8, 2016

Capturing a moment of Science

Roland Kays, Research Associate Professor and Director of the Biodiversity and Earth Observation Lab, Nature Research Center, NC Museum of Natural Sciences discusses the importance of observational cameras for wildlife research. 


May 7, 2016

Teens determine the future of Climate Change

Kathryn Stevenson, a postdoctoral research scholar in Forestry and Environmental Resources, Nils Peterson, professor of Fisheries, Wildlife and Conservation Biology, and Howard Bondell, an associate professor of Statistics, find that middle school students are more open to discussing climate change concerns.