Psychology research with children in the U.S. and China suggests there isn’t a universal trajectory for how abstract thought develops – and that culture may play a role.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a second round of funding for the country’s four Big Data Innovation Hubs to help solve grand challenges of regional importance. SDSC Director Michael Norman is the PI for the West Hub.
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.
A new study shows California sexual harassment rates above national average.
The number of asylum seekers on wait lists in Mexican border cities or those waiting to get on these lists has grown to 18,700, according to a new report by the University of California San Diego School of Global Policy and Strategy’s Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies and the University of Texas,
Susan Ackerman, Yishi Jin and John Wixted of UC San Diego have been elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, one of the country’s most esteemed honorary societies and independent policy research centers. They will join 200 new members in the organization’s 2019 class.
The Institute for Practical Ethics welcomes environmental journalist Emma Marris for a unique and optimistic talk about new methods in conservation during Earth Month celebrations, the second keynote address for the new campus institute.
The University of California San Diego School of Global Policy and Strategy’s Center for U.S.-Mexican Studies recently released a report listing steps the U.S. and Mexico can take to make each other safe. The white paper lists 13 recommendations for both nations to achieve bilateral cooperation.
The Voter’s Choice Act is transforming voting methods in California: the how, where and when of voting. Is it also changing who votes?