Research

Problem Solvers: Finding Supply Chain Management Solutions

Bryant faculty conducted one of the first research studies on RFID's return on investment. The study prompted several faculty-student collaborations in global supply chain management, operations management, and RFID; yielded a published paper; and a new supply chain strategy for a fledgeling company.

07.06.11

The Current Conditions Index: A New Prescription for Diagnosing the State's Economic Woes

Bryant's Current Economic Indicator contains two key components that distinguish it from other indices. Both reflect the impact on RI of economic activity in the US and the region.

06.22.11

Nature's curse or blessing in disguise?

In less-developed countries, natural disasters offer unique opportunities to businesses, according to Bryant research.

04.18.11

A look at graphic novelist and cartoonist Chris Ware

"The Comics of Chris Ware: Drawing is a Way of Thinking" explores "one of today's most skilled contemporary graphic novelists."

04.12.11

Activism in the Reagan era

Overlooked by the 1980s narrative of a nation that had embraced the Reagan administration's conservative momentum is the success of a determined opposition that effected change on a number of fronts, historian Bradford Martin says in his hew book.

03.01.11

Taking aim at fatal infection

Biochemist Christopher Reid and his students are trying to find a treatment for a fungal infection that is often lethal to premature infants. They have received a $200,000 grant to support their research in the biological fields of glycolipidomics and proteomics.

02.22.11

Political satire in America

Amber Day studies how political satire has launched the nightly news analysis of Jon Stewart, Stephen Colbert and their contemporaries into the mainstream. Her spirited analysis is the basis of her new book, "Satire and Dissent: Interventions in Contemporary Political Debate."

02.14.11

Fossilized hints of climate change

By peering deep into the molecules of fossilized conifer needles, a Bryant student becomes a partner in a Bryant faculty member's research into global climate change.

11.10.10

Bryant receives $534,000 NSF research grant

The largest award for sponsored research ever received by Bryant will be used to help faculty and students explore the effect of climate change on marine life in Narragansett Bay.

09.07.10

Study points to benefits of RFID on supply chain

RFID delivers a strong return on investment in several key areas of supply chain performance, according to research published by two Bryant professors.

11.19.09

Develop your problem-finding skills

In his new book, leadership and management expert Michael A. Roberto says that problem-finding, not problem-solving, is the key to preventing large-scale business failures like those that struck the financial industry.

03.24.09