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Wertheim Family Foundation Pledges $25 Million Lead Gift to UC San Diego’s Public Health Initiative

Dr. Herbert and Nicole Wertheim Family Foundation has pledged $25 million to the University of California San Diego as a lead gift to usher in a new era of public health research, education and advances that will promote healthier populations on a...
19-Oct-2018 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Estimating the Feeding Habits of Corals May Offer New Insights on Resilient Reefs

Researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego and colleagues have found that corals living in more productive waters take advantage of the increased food availability. The findings reevaluate scientific...
18-Oct-2018 12:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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World’s Largest Outdoor Shake Table Receives $16.3M From NSF for Upgrades

The world’s largest outdoor earthquake simulator, operated by structural engineers at the University of California San Diego, has received a $16.3 million grant from the National Science Foundation to upgrade the facility to expand its testing...
17-Oct-2018 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

SDSC’s Health CI Division, University of Rhode Island Announce Data Protection Agreement

The Health Cyberinfrastructure (CI) Division of the San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC) at the University of California San Diego has partnered with the University of Rhode Island (URI) to provide an environment to protect a variety of data for...
16-Oct-2018 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Celebrated Alum Carrie Mae Weems Returns to UC San Diego as Part of Dynamic Visual Arts Speaker Series

The UC San Diego Department of Visual Arts welcomes the return of celebrated artist and alum Carrie Mae Weems. Weems’ visit anchors a dynamic fall lineup of guests meant to engage and inspire an active student population and artistic community on...
11-Oct-2018 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Flowing salt water over this super-hydrophobic surface can generate electricity

Engineers have developed a super-hydrophobic surface that can be used to generate electrical voltage. When salt water flows over this specially patterned surface, it can produce at least 50 millivolts. The proof-of-concept work could lead to the...
3-Oct-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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MFA Artist Heejung Shin Named First David Antin Prize Winner at UC San Diego

UC San Diego Department of Visual Arts artist Heejung Shin is awarded the inaugural David Antin Prize. Named after poet, artist and founding member of the department, the prize is given to a graduating MFA student who shows originality and...
2-Oct-2018 3:45 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Halıcıoğlu Data Science Institute Awards Research Fellowships

Working on laser-guided flying vehicles. Developing a deeper analysis of cancer cells. Deploying data-science algorithms to save endangered mangroves. Today the Halıcıoğlu Data Science Institute at UC San Diego launched a new program to fund 27...
1-Oct-2018 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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Scripps Oceanographer Lynne Talley Available to Comment on the Topic of Atlantic Ocean Circulation

11-Apr-2018 5:05 PM EDT

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Northern CA Wildfires Generate 1.5 Million Views of UC San Diego’s ‘Firemap’ Resource

A web-based tool recently developed by UC San Diego researchers under an NSF grant to perform data-driven predictive modeling and real-time tracking of fires has already been viewed about one million times and generated more than 115,000 unique...
13-Oct-2017 4:05 PM EDT

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UC San Diego Scientists Garner National High-Risk, High-Reward Awards

Emma Farley, an assistant professor at UC San Diego’s Division of Biological Sciences and School of Medicine, has been awarded the NIH Director’s New Innovator Award. Melissa Gymrek, an assistant professor in the School of Medicine and...
5-Oct-2017 1:05 PM EDT

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Structural Engineer Available for Interviews About Damage in Mexico Earthquake.

20-Sep-2017 1:05 PM EDT

Saving the World, One Robot Swarm-Infested Hurricane at a Time

11-Sep-2017 6:05 PM EDT

Seismologists Available to Discuss North Korea 6.3 Seismic Event

3-Sep-2017 3:05 PM EDT

Researcher Available to Discuss Impact of Solar Eclipse on Solar Power Generation

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Engineering Professors and Graduate Students Talk Nanotechnology and AI at San Diego Comic-Con

19-Jul-2017 4:05 PM EDT

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