Center for Technology Licensing program continues to fund early-stage Cornell lab innovations

Eight projects have been selected from the Fall 2023 application cycle to receive Ignite Innovation Acceleration grants. The grants are designed to help project teams pursue licensing, form startups, and forge industry collaborations.

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Psychology researchers expand reach with new solution

When Lifespan Labs human development researchers in the Psychology Department needed a better way to schedule and enter family data for their studies, they partnered with the CIT Enterprise Applications team to find an affordable and low-code solution.

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Stand by your group: Loyalty can blur ethics line

Calling for loyalty to a group, rather than to an individual, was more effective in eliciting followers’ compliance with unethical requests, Johnson School researcher Angus Hildreth found.

Citizens often act against self-interest in granting police consent

New ILR School research suggests that obtaining true consent is difficult because most people are compliant and struggle to say “no.”

Gender can shape how TAs are evaluated, study finds

Male teaching assistants are more likely to receive higher ratings than their female counterparts, and both genders are perceived as more valuable when exhibiting traits historically associated with their respective roles in society, a Cornell study finds.

Six early-career professors win NSF development awards

Researchers studying large-scale artificial intelligence, microbial biomanufacturing and causal inference methods are among the Cornell researchers who recently received National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career Development Awards.

Deportation threat worsens Latinos’ anxiety, mental health

A hostile environment that threatens Latino noncitizens with deportation is associated with psychological distress among not only Latino noncitizens but also Latino U.S. citizens who aren’t vulnerable to deportation, a Cornell-led research group found.

Cornell Center for Social Sciences awards 11 faculty fellowships

The 2024-2025 Cornell Center for Social Sciences (CCSS) faculty fellows represent seven Cornell schools and colleges. Fellows will tackle urgent social issues such as online misinformation, pay transparency laws and the impact of government support on clean energy innovation.

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How to create safe spaces with and for Black girls

New research provides educators, mental health practitioners and youth-serving organizations with a blueprint for co-creating spaces where Black girls feel seen, heard and honored.