The T. Denny Sanford Institute for Empathy and Compassion at UC San Diego will investigate the neurological basis of compassion, design a compassion-focused medical curriculum and develop new methods to protect and promote the well-being of current clinicians and their patients.
Helping to address the significant gender imbalance in the field of philosophy, the UC San Diego Department of Philosophy will once again host the Summer Program for Women in Philosophy July 22 – Aug. 2.
UC San Diego chemists offer new system to ease the synthesis and evaluation of the algorithms, the chemistry and the technology needed to predict the bound poses of ligands within a targeted protein—a necessity for designing new drugs.
Lisa D. Ordóñez has been appointed the next dean of the University of California San Diego’s Rady School of Management, effective Sept. 1, 2019.
Inspired by ideas from the physics of phase transitions and polymer physics, UC San Diego researchers set out specifically to determine the organization of DNA inside the nucleus of a living cell. The findings of their study suggest that the phase state of the genomic DNA is “just right”—a gel…
The University of California San Diego ranked 4th among public research universities in the United States in this year’s annual ranking of high-quality scientific research papers by the journal Nature.
UC San Diego scientists adopt astronomy’s adaptive optics to correct microscope images for the scattering of light that occurs in brain tissue.
Having powerful but highly efficient smartphones, laptops and TVs would be satisfying to many digital device users—including plugged-in scientists like those from the University of California San Diego and Japan’s RIKEN Cluster for Pioneering Research (RIKEN), who discovered how to significantly…
Former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright will deliver the keynote address to the graduating class at the University of California San Diego, recognized as one of the top 10 public universities in the U.S.
UC San Diego Distinguished Professor of Philosophy Nancy Cartwright is the recipient of the Carl Gustav Hempel Award, recognizing lifetime scholarly achievement in the philosophy of science as well as scholarly excellence.