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Many College Students Take Remedial Courses, but Only Some Benefit, Researchers Find

Steering new college students into remedial classes can boost a poorly prepared student’s chances of success, but doesn’t appear to benefit students with a stronger academic background, RTI International researchers have found.
6-Sep-2016 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Prescription Drug Abuse Epidemic Extends Beyond the United States

There is a high rate of prescription pain reliever abuse in Europe, largely accounted by opioids, according to the first comparative study of prescription drug abuse in the European Union, which was conducted by researchers at RTI International and...
4-Aug-2016 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Study: Political Leanings Affect Opinions of Civil Liberties vs. Security Tradeoff

Liberal American adults are less likely to favor counterterrorism policies that reduce civil liberties, than are conservative American adults, according to new research from RTI International and Duke NUS Medical School.
13-Jul-2016 10:45 AM EDT Add to Favorites

RTI International to Fund and Conduct Research on Victimization Among the LGBTQ Community

In the wake of mass murder in Orlando and the passage of House Bill 2 in North Carolina, a law requiring individuals to use the bathroom corresponding to the sex listed on their birth certificate, RTI International will self-fund research to better...
11-Jul-2016 4:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Centrally Assisted Telecare for Military Members with PTSD/Depression Shows Improved Results, Study Finds

Military members who visited a primary care clinic while suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and depression reported fewer symptoms and better mental health functioning a year after enrolling in a treatment program that included specially...
23-Jun-2016 3:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Part-Timers Now 49 Percent of Nation’s College and University Faculty, RTI International Researchers Find

Part-time workers now make up nearly half of the faculty of U.S. colleges and universities, according to the 2016 edition of The Condition of Education, a federal report on the nation’s education system with contributions from RTI International.
23-Jun-2016 2:25 PM EDT Add to Favorites

RTI International to Serve as Data Coordinating Center for Study of Pregnant Women in Areas Affected by Zika

RTI International will serve as the data coordinating center for a multi-country study to evaluate the magnitude of health risks that Zika virus infection poses to pregnant women and their developing fetuses and infants. The study is led by the...
23-Jun-2016 1:35 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Researchers to Discuss Evidence-Based Approaches for Fighting the Opioid Epidemic at Congressional Briefing

In an effort to address the growing opioid epidemic in the United States, nationally recognized experts will discuss research-based strategies for preventing, intervening, and maintaining abstinence from opiate addictions during a congressional...
23-Jun-2016 1:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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