In the past decade, we have learned more about how dogs think than in the last century. Breakthroughs in cognitive science have proven that dogs have a kind of genius for getting along with people that is unique in the animal kingdom. While we now know the genius of all dogs, there is another exciting opportunity to learn about the genius of your dog. A fun new tool allows owners to find out the genius of their dogs using the same kind of games that allowed cognitive scientists to make their breakthroughs.
2013 Ozone Forecast Season Kick-off Luncheon with Leah Friedman, Communications Specialist,for the North Carolina Department of Transportation and Peter Morris, M.D., M.P.H., M.Div., Executive Director of Urban Ministries of Wake County, and former Medical Director of Wake County Human Services.
Find out about the I-40/440 rebuild, childhood asthma and the vehicle that connects the two.
April 5, 2013
Research Triangle Park Headquarters
12 Davis Drive
R.S.V.P. by March 29, 2013.
Innovation. Education. Industry. These are powerful angles – and what the Research Triangle Park is known for.
To showcase our sum, we want to feature the brightest minds from our region in a series of casual, thematic and insightful events hosted here at our HQ building – under the umbrella of a new series called “180°.”
Speakers from our three founding universities, local companies and the community at-large will be called upon to don their finest Chucks and take to the stage to speak passionately about what matters to them.
The North Carolina chapter of the Armed Forces Communications Electronics Association has been awarding scholarships and grants throughout the state to teachers and students pursuing an education in STEM related fields. Since 2008, they have raised more than $250k for program entities across North Carolina.
This year, they'll be holding a golf tournament to futher their support efforts. Called 3Day4Science, the event aims to promote the need for STEM education throughout the state.
This year, all of North Carolina is invited to participate in the 2013 Gravity Games, behind held in conjunction with North Carolina Science Week! The 2013 Games are the signature event of this year's event, and are taking place in Lenoir, where a Google Data Center is located. Get in on the action by joining Google + Hangout sessions, and submitting questions to Appalachian State University professors in order to improve on your car's design.
American Underground, in partnership with Cherokee Partners (of Raleigh) is hosting an information jam session in conjunction with the MegaWatt Ventures Cleantech Challenge.
This means a $100,000 prize – for the winning clean tech SMB startup. Applying teams must have a student employed by their venture.
US Department of Energy Sponsored Cleantech Business Competition
CED's president, Joan Siefert Rose, will share information on the Triangle’s first Entrepreneurial Network Map, trends in VC and angel investing, and a strategic vision for CED.
Triangle Startup Factory and NC State University will host the inaugural “Triangle.edu” event at the College of Textiles on NCSU’s Centennial Campus on January 16th. The event will feature speakers from the Triangle entrepreneurial community who will describe their personal journeys into entrepreneurship. There will be speakers from disciplines such as executive management, technical development, marketing and sales.
Duke Lemur Center postdoctoral fellow Erik Patel is featured in an hour-long special on Animal Planet, Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012 at 8 p.m. Eastern, talking about his work in Madagascar with the rare and elusive (and gorgeous) silky sifaka lemur.