UCR receives $1.5 million to support carbon capture technology research
UC Riverside and climate start-up Pluton Biosciences have partnered to advance the development of technology that increases a plant’s capability to capture CO2 and sequester it in the soil. Commercialization of the technology has the potential to create more sustainable agricultural practices and increase crop yields as an additional outcome of...
OASIS program awarded $1 million UC grant for climate action projects
UC Riverside has received a $1 million grant as part of a University of California effort funding innovation and entrepreneurship in support of California’s climate action goals. The awards, announced March 1, are part of a $185 million partnership between UC and the state of California to tackle the climate crisis, from developing new methods for...
Group names Vice Chancellor Torres educator of the year
Rodolfo Torres, UC Riverside vice chancellor for Research and Economic Development, has been named Educator of the Year by the Inland Empire Economic Partnership. The group praised Torres “for his leadership and partnership with the employer community focused on the creation of research and technology deployment to support a more sustainable supply...
UCR joins IRIS as consortium’s first minority-serving institution
UC Riverside recently became a member of the Institute for Research on Innovation and Science or IRIS, a consortium of America’s leading higher educational institutions focused on using administrative data to demonstrate the public value of research and higher education. With more than $300 million in grants and contracts — a number that has nearly...
UC Riverside enters collaboration with GALT to advance microbiome research
Five research projects will use the company’s high-throughput microbial isolation and cultivation system
UC Riverside student-led startup vies for $25,000 in national pitch competition
Saru Recycling will compete in LaunchPad’s annual competition at Startup Grind’s Global Conference
UC Riverside Life Sciences Incubator goes live
Drug delivery and genomic sequencing startups are the first tenants
New vice chancellor discusses his passion for research
Rodolfo Torres studied to be a mathematician, but he’s long been curious about different disciplines, finding ways to explore mathematical theories in other areas such as biology and engineering. “At some point, you think, `There are so many different things to research,’” said Torres, who took over as UC Riverside’s vice chancellor of Research and...
Blackstone LaunchPad lands at UC Riverside
A series of campus programs for undergraduates including workshops, networking events, and one-on-one mentoring will start this fall
New lab is California’s best defense against deadly citrus disease
California citrus growers and UC Riverside joined forces to combat Huanglongbing
UC Riverside Startup Receives National Science Foundation Grant
BEAM-CA, LLC has been awarded a National Science Foundation (NSF) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) Phase I grant for $149,000 to conduct research and development work on a novel type of sensitive, robust magnetometer that operates at room temperature