Research

Di Xu shares $5,000 award for best academic paper

Di Xu, assistant professor of education, is co-author of a research report selected as the winner of the 2017 AEFP-Kauffman Foundation Award for best academic paper on the intersection of education and labor market outcomes. In “What About Certificates? Evidence on the Labor Market Returns to Non-Degree Community College Awards in Two States,” Xu and […]

Engineer Regina Ragan named Fulbright Scholar

UCI’s Regina Ragan, associate professor of chemical engineering & materials science, has been named a Fulbright U.S. Scholar and will collaborate with researchers at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology in Germany through the Fulbright Flex program. Ragan’s work involves developing new processes in advanced manufacturing of nanoscale devices. She is creating technology that employs optical sensing to detect metabolites that […]

UCI’s critical theory program is No. 1 in U.S. News’ graduate school rankings

11other fields of study place in top 25 among public universities in annual list

Personal adversity builds extreme political views, UCI study finds

Stressful events are a catalyst for polarized beliefs

Snake bit? UCI chemists figure out how to easily and cheaply halt venom’s spread

Molecular gel could save millions globally from death or disfigurement

Katherine Mackey named Sloan Research Fellow

Katherine Mackey, UCI’s Clare Boothe Luce Assistant Professor of Earth System Science, has been awarded a 2017 Sloan Research Fellowship in ocean sciences for her pioneering work in marine biogeochemistry. Each year since 1955, the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation has awarded two-year fellowships to 126 promising early-career scientists in the U.S. and Canada. Nominated by […]

Concurrent heat waves, air pollution exacerbate negative health effects of each

Future may bring more overlap of synergistic weather factors, UCI researchers warn

NATO awards $210,000 to UCI-linked project promoting women’s role in conflict resolution

When the United Nations Security Council passed Resolution 1325 in October of 2000, its aim was the integration of women into every phase of conflict resolution while also combating gender-based violence. Although the resolution’s passage was a watershed moment, said UCI assistant professor of political science Heidi Hardt, more action is needed to address women’s underrepresentation in […]

Over time, nuisance flooding can cost more than extreme, infrequent events

Long-term impact of climate change on US cities is rising, UCI researchers find

UCI co-launches research hub on impact of new technologies on credit unions

Institute for Money, Technology & Financial Inclusion partners with think tank