In the spirit of Halloween, we offer a witches’ brew of peculiar probes and freaky findings by UCI researchers
Eight UCI physics & astronomy professors are involved in Higgs boson data analysis
With a major neurology award and $10 million in funding, Dr. Tallie Z. Baram strives to understand early-life brain development
UCI MIND will host the 24th annual Southern California Alzheimer’s Disease Research Conference on Sept. 20.
New world-class home of Gavin Herbert Eye Institute has been years in the making
Isabella Velicogna‘s office in UC Irvine’s Croul Hall looks like it belongs to an artist instead of a university scientist. Her paintings and drawings — including charming sketches of mice — adorn the walls, and colorful, handcrafted mobiles dangle from the ceiling. “In my next life, I will be a children’s book illustrator,” says Velicogna, […]
Doctoral candidate in marketing at The Paul Merage School of Business studies how consumers select over-the-counter drugs.
UC Irvine psychologist Karen Rook can trace her interest in how loneliness affects the elderly to her childhood, when she saw a much-loved, once-robust grandmother decline markedly after losing her husband. Unable to manage the family farm on her own, her grandmother moved into an apartment. After breaking her hip in a fall, she ended […]
Amid the riot of books, papers, student exams, posters and paraphernalia in John Dombrink’s office at UC Irvine, one thing stands out: little yellow sticky notes he’s tacked onto a row of file drawers labeled “sin.” Dombrink — who once considered the priesthood before finding his true calling — specializes in sin. The professor of criminology, […]
With his rosy cheeks and booming laugh, Michael Clegg is often told he resembles Santa Claus, and he logs almost as many miles. The UC Irvine ecology & evolutionary biology professor also is foreign secretary for the U.S. National Academy of Sciences, which means he’s on the road as much as he’s at home in Irvine. […]