UCR scientists make 2021 'Highly Cited' list

This year, UC Riverside is home to eight of influential individuals included in Clarivate Analytics' Highly Cited Researchers list.

By Jules Bernstein |

Health disparities researcher in School of Medicine appointed to NIH study section

Andrew Subica, an associate professor in the UCR School of Medicine’s Department of Social Medicine, Population, and Public Health, has been appointed for a four-year term to the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism AA-2 “Epidemiology, Prevention, and Behavior Research Study Section.” The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and...

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

Allison Adelle Hedge Coke receives award from the California Arts Council

This is the first award by CAC since 2002. Hedge Coke was recognized as a 2021 Individual Legacy Artist Fellow.

By Sandra Baltazar Martinez |

School of Medicine honored for outstanding DEI commitment

The UCR School of Medicine has received the 2021 Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity, or HEED, Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity-focused publication in higher education. The award recognizes U.S. health colleges and universities that demonstrate an outstanding commitment to...

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

Patricia Cardoso included among 20 most influential female directors

Cardoso, a professor of theatre, film, and digital production, joined UCR in 2019.

By Sandra Baltazar Martinez |

UC Riverside receives $7.3 million to support graduate students in areas of national need

Eight Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need grants totaling $7.3 million will support talented students with financial need

By Holly Ober |

Department of Energy renews quantum condensed matter grant to physicist

The Basic Energy Sciences program of the U.S. Department of Energy has renewed a grant to Michael Mulligan, an assistant professor of physics and astronomy. The three-year grant of $370,000 will support research by Mulligan and UCR graduate students in quantum condensed matter theory. The Basic Energy Sciences program supports basic scientific...

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

Professor emeritus wins UC award for post-retirement contributions

Carlos Cortés, a professor emeritus of history at UC Riverside, is one of two professors to be honored by the University of California with the 2020-21 Constantine Panunzio Distinguished Emeriti Award. The award recognizes professors for outstanding scholarly or educational work performed since retirement in the fields of humanities or social...

By Imran Ghori |

UCR ARTS curator receives Fulbright Specialist award

Joanna Szupinska, senior curator at the California Museum of Photography at UCR ARTS, has been named a Fulbright Specialist working with curators and collection staff at Muzeum Sztuki (Museum of Art) in Łódź, Poland. As part of the project funded by the Fulbright Commission in Poland, Szupinska will collaborate directly with museum staff as well as...

By University Communications |

UC Riverside computer scientist receives IEEE data mining award

Eamonn Keogh is first in UC system to win lifetime achievement award

By Holly Ober |

Education professor’s paper receives highest rating from What Works Clearinghouse

Asha Jitendra’s work on schema-based instruction is designed to improve mathematics learning in a wide range of learners

By Holly Ober |

Geology professor joins elite class of American Geophysical Union fellows

Andy Ridgwell to be honored as new AGU fellow during December meeting

By Jules Bernstein |

Mellon Grant will fund seminars on archival practices in African and African diaspora studies

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has approved a grant of $225,000 to the University of California, Riverside to support a Sawyer Seminar on the Comparative Study of Cultures titled "Unarchiving Blackness: Why the Primacy of African and African Diaspora Studies Necessitates a Creative Reconsideration of Archives.” The Mellon Foundation's Sawyer...

By J.D. Warren |

Physicist named a fellow of the American Physical Society

Gillian Wilson, a professor of physics and astronomy, has been named a fellow of the American Physical Society, or APS, “for pioneering techniques and significant contributions to clusters of galaxies, massive galaxies and cosmology, as well as for sustained leadership in research administration, broadening participation and outreach.” Wilson is...

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

Engineering and chemistry doctoral students receive prestigious DOE fellowships

The funds will support their research in a DOE lab

By Holly Ober |

Equipment grant will support two labs on campus

Boerge Hemmerling and Christopher Bardeen have received an equipment grant of about $214,000 from the Air Force Office of Scientific Research, or AFOSR, for a project titled “High-Flux Source for Aluminum Monochloride with Applications in Material Science.” “We will be creating and studying a new material, made of aluminum monochloride,” said...

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

Grant supports study of new catalyst structures

Matthew P. Conley, an assistant professor of chemistry, has received a three-year grant of $500,000 from the U.S. Department of Energy in support of fundamental research his lab will perform to generate catalysts on surfaces to activate unreactive bonds. A catalyst is a substance that operates by reducing the energy input for a chemical reaction by...

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

IEEE honors data science rising star

Vagelis Papalexakis has received the 2021 Next Generation Data Scientist Award

By Holly Ober |

UCR entomologists’ reputations soar with new awards

Entomological Society of America honors three from UCR

By Jules Bernstein |