For Nicholas Root, a fifth-year doctoral student in psychology who had competed in the final round twice before, the third time was truly a charm last week when he won UC San Diego’s fifth annual Grad SLAM—a TED-style competition that showcases graduate student research on the campus.
The University of California San Diego has added four new majors engaged with real-world concerns to address topics ranging from tackling climate change to sustainable development. Business Psychology, Data Science, Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences, and Real Estate and Development were established as…
UC San Diego’s Center for Energy Research, which helped to develop the innovative power grid that allows the campus to generate most of its own energy while pumping less carbon into the atmosphere, is extending its expertise to the rest of the San Diego region.
On April 9, University of California San Diego and SmartMoney Startups will host -community leaders, active-duty military and veterans to celebrate the inaugural launch of Startup Battlefield 101 at Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton. The eight-week certificate program will teach transitioning military…
Two neuroscientists have produced a new kind of atlas of the human brain that, they hope, can be eventually refined and improved to provide more detailed information about the organization and function of the human brain.
Bill Nye, as everyone knows, is The Science Guy-a self-described science nerd with a bow tie whose PBS television show in the late 1990s inspired a generation of millennials to study math and consider careers as scientists and engineers.
A new institute at UC San Diego, which will be celebrated tomorrow at a campus dedication, is building on the university's strengths of multidisciplinary collaboration and data science to allow researchers across the campus to incorporate data science into their respective disciplines to better understand…
The first datasets from the largest long-term study of brain development and child health in the United States—a project headed by a team of scientists at UC San Diego—were released to researchers around the world today by the National Institutes of Health.
A team of researchers at UC San Diego and San Diego State University has developed a pair of “4-D goggles” that allows wearers to be physically “touched” by a movie when they see a looming object on the screen, such as an approaching spacecraft.
Thirty two faculty members at the University of California San Diego are among the world’s most influential researchers in their fields, based on their publications over the past decade.