One year after the sale of recreational cannabis was legalized in New Jersey, 78 percent of residents agree that its medicinal benefits outweigh potential risks and harms, and 58 percent said the same about the benefits of recreational use, according to a New Jersey State Policy Lab survey.
Research & Innovation
A Rutgers-Newark case study that could have statewide implications revealed that interest in college is high among families in Newark, but many need more information on state financial aid programs that could make it affordable.
A Rutgers University–Newark sociologist has been awarded a $1.9 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to evaluate the effects of pandemic eviction-prevention policies on individual and community mortality.
Rutgers-Newark researchers have secured a $4.3 million National Science Foundation grant for students to work with Newark community members on solutions to environmental issues.
A Rutgers University–Newark neuroscientist may be onto a fast, inexpensive and noninvasive way to identify whether people are likely to contract Alzheimer's long before significant symptoms emerge.
The Rutgers Brain Imaging Center (RUBIC) has been evolving into a regional hub for advanced exploration into the workings of the human brain for a decade, drawing researchers to Rutgers University–Newark from across the Tri-state area.