After a well-attended and sun-lit reception al fresco, UC San Diego’s Academic Senate presented the 2014 Distinguished Teaching Awards to 12 campus scholars in a formal ceremony. Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla and Academic Assembly Chair Kit Pogliano were featured speakers for the event, held May 27…
A joint study by researchers at the University of California San Diego and the University of Toronto has found that a computer system spots real or faked expressions of pain more accurately than people can.
The start-up Emotient is a prime example of how industry, academia, and venture capital can combine to create a groundbreaking business.
Supported by a $953,958 grant from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), researchers at the University of California San Diego will develop a sophisticated new biosensor that can protect the nation’s water supplies from a wide range of toxins, including heavy metals and other poisons.
The University of California, San Diego again ranks fifth among top U.S. universities in federal research and development dollars, with $1,074,000,000 in expenditures for fiscal year 2012, according to figures just released by the National Science Foundation (NSF).
Enterprising researchers and students at the University of California, San Diego are looking for funding to complete a “citizen-sensor” project that, they hope, will revolutionize global health and environmental monitoring – especially in remote and undeveloped areas of the planet.
A key pillar of “the scientific method” is reproducibility, one way to prove another scientist’s experimental claims. If the experiment and its results can be reproduced, the validity of the work is considerably strengthened.
Two innovative UC San Diego spinoffs are among the 100 companies cited by The Science Coalition in a new report touting the positive economic payoff of federally funded university research.
How do universities and industries work together to foster innovation? What kinds of partnerships and alliances will best enable discoveries that benefit both business and society?