Content Tagged with: College of Natural and Agricultural Sciences

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

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

Physicist ranked eighth top female scientist in the world

The rankings are published by the portal Research.com

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

National Academy of Inventors elects UCR faculty as Fellows

Rare distinction honors prolific innovators

By Jules Bernstein |

2022 ‘Highly Cited’ list recognizes UCR scientists’ significant impact

List celebrates authors of papers that rank in the top 1%

By Jules Bernstein |

Physicist named fellow of the American Physical Society

Roya Zandi is an expert on the physics and biophysics of virus formation

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

Endowed fund supports UCR summer research program in perpetuity

A 10-week summer research program for undergraduate students at UC Riverside has received financial support that will help the program grow, move forward, and reach more students from diverse backgrounds. Alumnus Amit Munshi and his wife, June, have established a $500,000 endowment to support and increase student participation in “Research In...

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

Neuroscientist named to board of directors of American Epilepsy Society

Viji Santhakumar will serve a three-year term

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

Meet UCR’s new faculty members

For fall quarter 2022, UC Riverside welcomed 34 new permanent faculty members from a variety of disciplines. Learn more about the new faculty below: College of Humanities Arts and Social Sciences Sahin Acikgoz, an assistant professor of religious studies, is a member of the executive committee of the Middle East and Islamic Studies Program. They...

By Imran Ghori |

Fields of green

Nearly 170 turfgrass professionals, academics and scientists met at the annual Turfgrass & Landscape Research Field Day at the UC Riverside Agricultural Operations Research Station on Sept. 15 to learn about the latest research on turfgrass. They discussed topics including drought management, drought tolerant species and cultivars, weed control...

By University Communications |

NSF bestows CAREER Awards on 11 UC Riverside professors

Eleven UCR faculty have been honored by the National Science Foundation this year

A summer of particle physics

Three UC Riverside undergraduates just finished internships at CERN in Switzerland

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

Antiferromagnetic hybrids achieve important functionality for spintronic applications

UC Riverside-led study shows robust spin transport at antiferromagnet/ferromagnet interfaces

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

Highlanders mentor teens aspiring to STEM careers

Approximately 70 high school students who are considering careers in STEM, or science, technology, engineering, and math, industries spent three days at the UC Riverside campus engaging with industry experts and other teens from surrounding Riverside and San Bernardino County high schools, many of them from Riverside Unified School District. STEM...

By Malinn Loeung |

Formation of black holes linked to spatial dimensions

More spatial dimensions can facilitate the collapse of gas, UC Riverside study finds

By Iqbal Pittalwala |

International project tracks climate change effects on freshwater dwellers

National Science Foundation grant enables UCR/Brazilian partnership

By Jules Bernstein |

UCR biogeochemistry professor wins Geological Society high honor

Examinations of ancient Earth inspire search for life on distant worlds

By Jules Bernstein |

Rare bloom draws record crowds to UCR Botanic Gardens

It was the little plant that raised a big stink for a brief window of time. The UC Riverside Botanic Gardens drew record crowds over the past week with visitors from all over Southern California coming by to catch a glimpse and whiff of Little Miss Stinky. The rare corpse plant, which grew from 1999 seeds and was acquired in 2007, began blooming...

By Imran Ghori |

Corpse plant ready to bloom at the Botanic Gardens

A rare sight — and smell — is on display at the UC Riverside Botanic Gardens with a corpse plant expected to bloom in the coming days. This will be the first time it has bloomed since the gardens began growing the tropical plant, officially known as Amorphophallus titanum, in 2007 from seeds acquired from the Huntington Library, Art Museum, and...

By Imran Ghori |

NASA fellowship fuels doctoral student’s search for alien life

Daria Pidhorodetska examines Earth-like planets for habitability

By Jules Bernstein |

Astronomer shares excitement over James Webb Space Telescope images

Bahram Mobasher is at Paris meeting to decide how to use the new data

By Iqbal Pittalwala |