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How does photosynthesis work so efficiently?
How do living systems establish themselves and work so well? This is a question UC Riverside physicists Nathaniel M. Gabor and Jed Kistner-Morris, as well as scholarly writing expert Benjamin W. Stewart explore in an article they published in this month’s issue of Physics Today, a magazine of the American Institute of Physics. The trio zero in on...
Chemistry prof gains national recognition for outstanding mentorship
Jingsong Zhang receives American Chemical Society award
Postdoc wins prestigious fellowship
Sebouh Paul will pursue nuclear physics research related to the Electron-Ion Collider
New high-tech greenhouse facility opens to researchers
At the top floor of UC Riverside’s new Plant Research 1 building, geneticist Julia Bailey-Serres is testing how to grow rice to withstand drought and flooding conditions in countries like India. In the laboratory next to her, researcher Bao-Lam Huynh is growing new varieties of cowpea plants that will be sent to Africa. Their work takes advantage...
A manual for engineering spin dynamics in nanomagnets
Manual can help debug and design nanomagnet devices
14 Highlanders receive 2023 NSF Graduate Research Fellowships
The National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program, or NSF GRFP, announced its 2023 cohort and it includes 14 awardees and three honorable mentions who are current UCR undergraduates, graduates, or alumni. NSF GRFP supports a diverse selection of graduate students pursuing a full-time, research-based master’s and doctoral degree...
UCR professor becomes Society of Nematologists Fellow
J. Ole Becker honored for protecting crops from parasites
Research paper named a finalist for “Outstanding paper prize”
The journal Development shortlisted only four papers published in 2022 as finalists
Three Highlanders receive 2023 Barry Goldwater Scholarship
Five thousand U.S. higher-education students applied, 1,267 applicants moved on to be nominated, and 413 of those nominees were awarded the 2023 Barry Goldwater Scholarship — three of them being UC Riverside Highlanders. Since 2013, Goldwater Scholarships have been awarded to 18 Highlanders. This scholarship recognizes talented undergrads majoring...
High schoolers get university-level education in particle physics
The students compared their experiment results with those obtained by European students
UCR team wins National Science Foundation grant for undergraduate data science program
A UC Riverside cross-disciplinary team has won a $389,922 grant from the National Science Foundation to bring state-of-the-art data science research opportunities to underserved undergraduate students. The team is co-led by assistant teaching professor Jia Chen of the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering at the Marlan and Rosemary...
UCR math professor wins prestigious Fulbright scholarship
Award enables Netherlands partnership for computational and mathematical biology
Neuroscience graduate student receives prestigious predoctoral fellowship
Elena Kozlova’s research will study how indoor flame retardant toxicants may affect brain development
UCR researcher wins biggest prize in agricultural science
Wolf Prize considered to be the “Nobel in agriculture”
Physics students gain hands-on experience in building a prototype detector
Now at Jefferson National Laboratory, the prototype will travel to two other national laboratories for testing
Alumna elected to the Television Academy Board of Governors
Megan Chao elected to a first term uncontested.
Physicist ranked eighth top female scientist in the world
The rankings are published by the portal Research.com
National Academy of Inventors elects UCR faculty as Fellows
Rare distinction honors prolific innovators
Physicist to receive Copernicus Prize
Nobel laureate Barry Barish is recognized for his contributions to world science
2022 ‘Highly Cited’ list recognizes UCR scientists’ significant impact
List celebrates authors of papers that rank in the top 1%