Research With Impact

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Research: Technology Is Changing How Companies Do Business

The Cornell Dyson research highlights the importance of businesses staying ahead of the curve in technology. Companies that embrace digital technologies now are likely to be the ones that thrive in the future.

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Dead & Company concert funds $800K for new climate solutions

Two of the five projects announced this month by The 2030 Project are led by SC Johnson College of Business faculty Chris Barrett and Elena Belavina.

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Persistent questioning of knowledge takes a toll

Dyson Assistant Professor Laura Niemi’s research shows regular exposure to even subtle prejudice and discrimination degrades physical and mental health.

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Many Firms Prefer Ready-made AI Software, with a Few Tweaks

Many firms are opting for ready-made AI technology that can be tailored to a firm’s specific needs finds research coauthored by Dyson’s Chris Forman.

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Scanner data can help NYS farmers boost market sales

Researchers partnered with NYS livestock farmers using point-of-sale technology, then analyzed their market transactions and uncovered insights that could increase farmers’ profits.

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Digitizing Books Can Spur Demand for Physical Copies

Digitization can boost sales of physical books by up to 8% by stimulating demand through online discovery, research by Dyson’s Imke Reimers finds.

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How Do Consumers Make Online Shopping Choices? The Mouse May Hold The Answer.

SC Johnson College faculty used a novel mouse cursor-tracking method to reveal an intriguing interplay of cognitive processes that influence consumer decisions about brands and products.

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New Public Health Innovation Can Also Break a Poverty Trap

Removing invasive plants at water collection points in Senegal lowers disease rates, and composting those plants can raise agricultural productivity.

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Evidence-Based Crop Management for Organic Dry Bean Farming

Dyson Professor Miguel Gomez is a contributing researcher to this study focused on the sustainability and profitability of the organic dry bean industry.