Dr. Daniel Vermeer is the Executive Director of Duke University's Center for Energy, Development, and the Global Environment. He joins us to discuss corporate sustainability.
Kevin Davis and Scott Novak join us for a discussion on legalized marijuana and its' implication for policy change at the state and federal level.
Researchers Drs. Jen Uhrig and Jessica Fitts Willoughby join us for a discussion on cell phones and sexual health interventions.
Dr. Maulin C Herring--Professor, police officer, and church elder--joins us to discuss the intersection of public safety research and faith-based communities.
Drs. Marcie Cohen Ferris and Alice Ammerman discuss the intersection of food and social science. We also have a special feature by our food correspondent, Jen Isherwood, who highlights the local food initiative in North Carolina.
Dr. Jamie Guillory discusses the benefits and harms of social media and cell phones in this week's episode.
Dr. Rupert Nacoste, psychology professor at North Carolina State University, joins us to discuss neodiversity, interpersonal relationships, and race.
Troy Livingston and Elizabeth Fleming, of the Museum of Life and Science, join us to discuss innovations and learning initiatives occurring in science museums.
Dr. Daniel Rodriguez joins us to discuss the relationship between transporation and the built environment, and how such link affects daily commutes.
Dr. Barri Burrus joins us to discuss the lives of teens, and how their families play a role in their health development.
UNC Vice Chancellor Barbara Entwisle joins us to discuss geography and everyday life.
Is the Internet a public space to which everyone has a fundamental right of inclusion? Tori Ekstrand and Amy Helburn join us in a discussion on disability policy and inclusion research.
How do you sell brotherhood like you sell soap? Dr. Craig Lefebvre joins us to discuss the fascinating work occurring with social marketing and public health.
We talk with expert Steve Dalton, from Duke University, about the science behind job searching.
In this special episode of The Measure of Everyday Life, we discuss the progression of public health over the years. We also have a chance to hear questions from the audience after the talk.
Why doesn't everyone wear seat belts? How do we get people to use seat belts? Bill Hall and Cynthia Augustine join us for a conversation on seat belts and social science.
How does human behavior affect natural resource management? Christopher Galik reviews the importance of forestry management and how it goes beyond preserving trees.
We discuss the science behind the SNAP (or food stamps) program, how it has evolved over the years, and its impact on communities.
We discuss how differences in racial and ethnic groups affect care for Alzheimer's Disease.
U.S. Congressman David Price joins us to discuss affordable housing in the United States. We also get insight from Roberto Quercia, Director of the UNC Center for Community Capital.
Russ Harris joins us to discuss cancer screening and the surprising controversies behind the practice.
How do scientists contribute to innovation? Leaders from The Consortium for Implementation Science join us to define the importance of dissemination and implementation science.
In celebration of National Public Health Week, we visited UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health to discuss the history of public health in front of a live audience. Anna Schenck and Debra Holden provide insight on how the past has influenced where we are today, and where we may be going in the future.
Vikram Rao to discuss the development of fossile fuels and its impact on U.S. and world economy. He also shares his experience writing "Shale Gas: The Promise and the Peril."