Public Health

Coronavirus Twitter map developed at UCI displays social media reactions to COVID-19

To give the public a sense of how social media conversations about COVID-19 are happening in real time, UCI computer scientists have developed and launched a coronavirus Twitter map. The interactive resource visualizes the spatial and temporal distribution of tweets related to the pandemic, allowing users to view the growth and transformation of social media […]

Campus labs making sample-preserving fluid for COVID-19 test kits

‘Mini task force’ of UCI researchers responds to urgent need at medical center

Chemistry faculty launch antiviral research project

Scientists combine their diverse skills in collaborative effort to hobble COVID-19

UCI Podcast: Coronavirus & traveling

Dean of public health addresses coronavirus issues related to travel and overall safety and well-being

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UCI Podcast: Douglas Haynes urges inclusivity during coronavirus scare

In the latest UCI Podcast, Douglas Haynes, vice chancellor for equity, diversity and inclusion, shares a message with the UCI community about inclusivity during challenging times. The World Health Organization has declared the coronavirus, now called COVID-19, a global health emergency. This pandemic has far-reaching effects on physical as well as mental health. Fear, stress […]

UCI joins College and University Fund for the Social Sciences

Partnership provides critical link with Social Science Research Council to support research, collaboration and scholarship

UCI chemists find fungal shrapnel in the air

In a discovery that has implications for our understanding of the air we breathe, UCI chemists report that they’ve found nanoscale fragments of fungal cells in the atmosphere. The pieces are extremely small, measuring about 30 nanometers in diameter, and much more abundant than previously thought, the researchers say in a study published this week […]

Daniel Parker, UCI assistant professor of public health, enlisted the help of villagers to map out Northern Kayin State in Myanmar before establishing more than 1,200 malaria posts across 18,000 square kilometers. Here, the team poses with Parker (standing, third from right)

On a mission to mitigate malaria

UCI epidemiologist helps eliminate the disease in global hot spots by breaking down barriers to healthcare

UCI team to use $1.4 million award to improve how diabetic children are treated

Sherrie Kaplan and her colleagues in the Health Policy Research Institute at UCI have received a $1.4 million award from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute to determine how effective diabetes treatments are for children. For the study, the researchers have developed and tested an animated, computer-administered program, the Child Health Rating Inventories, that can be […]

Professor Oladele Ogunseitan at Crystal Cove State Beach

UCI’s Oladele Ogunseitan joins executive team of USAID-funded global health project

One Health effort bridges disciplines to train workers to address infectious disease threats