NC State Education Awarded $7.6M in Research Funding March-May 2019
Faculty and researchers at the NC State College of Education and its Friday Institute for Educational Innovation were awarded $7,643,909 to support 11 research projects from March 13 to May 15, 2019.
NC State Education Awarded $14.4M in Research Funding January-March 2019
Faculty and researchers at the NC State College of Education and its Friday Institute for Educational Innovation were awarded $14,456,357 to support eight research projects in the first quarter of 2019.
NC State Education Receives $7M+ in Research Grants Between July and November 2018
NC State College of Education faculty were awarded $7,029,012 to support 15 research projects from July 2018 to November 2018. Read about the research projects the new grants will fund and how they will enhance education in North Carolina and across the nation.
More Than a Hobby: How Volunteers Support Science
Why count birds, give gardening advice or gaze at stars? Professor Gail Jones' research says citizen science benefits volunteers, the community and science itself.
The Conversation: Lab Coats Help Students See Themselves As Future Scientists
Dressing the part is the key finding of a study Graduate Research Assistant Megan Ennes and Professor Gail Jones conducted recently to determine what kind of effect a simple article of clothing – in this case, white lab coats – have on students’ confidence in their ability to do science.
The Conversation: Science Teachers Sacrifice to Provide Lab Materials for Students
Whatever salary the science teacher at your local public school makes per year, subtract US$450. That’s how much money the typical middle and high school science teacher spends out of pocket each year on science lab materials. The $450 figure is based on a study Graduate Research Assistant Emily Cayton and Professor Gail Jones recently conducted to determine if science teachers have adequate funding to teach laboratories and science investigations.
The Guardian: Want Your Child to be an Engineer? Give Them a Falcon or Go Stargazing
Hobbies such as beekeeping or model building are the key to a technical career, a study co-authored by Elysa Corin '12 MED, '15 PHD, Professor Gail Jones and Gina Childers '14 PHD finds.