RTI International completes mechanical installation of its warm-syngas cleanup technology demonstration facility at Tampa Electric
RTI International completed the mechanical installation of a large demonstration-scale application of its warm synthesis gas (syngas) desulfurization process technology at Tampa Electric’s Polk Power Station in Polk County, Fla.
Doris Rouse, Wendee Wechsberg named Triangle Business Journal 2014 Women in Business Awards winners
Triangle Business Journal recognized Doris Rouse, Ph.D., vice president of the center for global health at RTI International, and Wendee Wechsberg, Ph.D., director of RTI Global Gender Center and substance abuse treatment evaluations and interventions at RTI, as 2014 Women in Business Awards winners.
RTI International launches global gender center to address gender inequities
RTI International has formed the RTI Global Gender Center to address gender inequities and disparities worldwide.
Study: Advertisements telling smokers “why” to quit more successful than “how” messages
Brief exposure to emotionally compelling anti-smoking television ads with messages about why to quit smoking can influence a smoker to quit within a month, while ads about how to quit smoking do not influence smoking behaviors, according to new research by RTI International.
RTI International to host Pfizer Global Health Fellows
As part of a grant from the Pfizer Inc., RTI International will host three Pfizer Global Health Fellows who will serve on a USAID-funded project RTI is working on to reduce national maternal and neonatal mortality in Indonesia. The fellows will be the first RTI will host as part of a two-year partnership.
International development leaders to discuss ways to prevent youth violence in Central America and North Carolina
In an effort to connect classroom learning with real-world problems and applications, leaders in the field of international development from RTI International and Duke University will hold a panel to discuss ways to prevent youth violence in Central America and North Carolina at Duke, March 3.
Decline in homicide rates in Guatemala linked to improvements in local governance, emergency services
Improvements in local governance and emergency response services are linked to a national decline in homicide rates in Guatemala, according to a new study led by RTI International.
Study shows mentally ill more likely to be victims, not perpetrators, of violence
Nearly one-third of adults with mental illness are likely to be victims of violence in a given six-month period, according to a new study by North Carolina State University, RTI International, the University of California, Davis, Simon Fraser University, and Duke University. The study also found a strong correlation between being a victim of violence and committing a violent act.
RTI International to co-host metabolomics symposium March 7
RTI International will co-host and co-sponsor the National Institutes of Health Eastern Regional Comprehensive Metabolomics Resource Core Symposium at its headquarters in Research Triangle Park, N.C., March 7.
RTI International to identify ways to improve efficiency in sexual assault kit processing
RTI International will examine crime laboratories and law enforcement agencies and their policies and interagency dynamics to identify models of coordination that show promise to reduce the sexual assault kit backlog.
Mary Barber appointed to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Environmental Advisory Board
Mary Barber, Ph.D., a senior research environmental scientist at RTI International, has been selected to serve on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Environmental Advisory Board. Barber was appointed by the secretary of defense to serve a three-year term.
Global Fund names Richard Reithinger to Technical Review Panel
Richard Reithinger, Ph.D., senior director for Infectious Disease Programs for RTI International’s Global Health division, was appointed to the Technical Review Panel of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.