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The Climate Games

May 16, 2024

Now funded with a new state grant, a team at UC San Diego Qualcomm Institute is developing “The Climate Games,” an educational video game set in locations already experiencing the impact of a changing climate.

Strategic Research Plan Refresh Looks to Evolve What UC San Diego Does Best

May 16, 2024

What broad and pressing societal problems, challenges or questions do you think UC San Diego is uniquely, well-positioned to help solve.

Scientists Show Ancient Village Adapted to Drought, Rising Seas

April 30, 2024

Researchers from UC San Diego and abroad have unveiled evidence for ancient human resilience to climate change in the Eastern Mediterranean.

Study Finds X’s Community Notes Provides Accurate Responses to Vaccine Misinformation

April 24, 2024

A new study published in JAMA finds that X's (formerly Twitter's) Community Notes, a crowdsourced approach to addressing misinformation, helped counter false health information in popular posts about COVID-19 vaccines by providing accurate, credible responses.

Creating a “Greener,” More Connected Society

April 19, 2024

Two recent papers from the lab of QI affiliate and Jacobs School of Engineering faculty member Dinesh Bharadia present new technologies for more energy-efficient wireless connectivity. 

Opening Portals to the Underworld

April 11, 2024

A photographic exhibition opening the evening of Wednesday, April 24 at the Qualcomm Institute captures caves long-considered by the Maya to be entrances to the underworld.

Book Honors Archaeologist’s Storied Career

March 27, 2024

A peer-reviewed, two-volume book celebrates the career of archaeologist Thomas Levy, a UC San Diego Qualcomm Institute affiliate and recently retired distinguished professor with the Department of Anthropology and Jewish Studies Program.

UC San Diego Professor Awarded Signal Processing Society’s Highest Honor

March 19, 2024

Bhaskar Rao, a professor in the UC San Diego Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and an affiliate of the UC San Diego Qualcomm Institute, has received the prestigious Norbert Wiener Society Award.

AI Fire-Detection Tool Awarded for “Innovations in Networking” by CENIC

March 14, 2024

The Corporation for Education Network Initiatives in California (CENIC) named the AI fire -detection tool created by UC San Diego’s ALERTCalifornia program, CAL FIRE, and industry partner DigitalPath the winner of the 2024 Innovations in Networking Award for Innovation in Public Safety.

In Conversation with Ramesh Rao: Visualizing the Invisible with MEG (video and transcript)

February 26, 2024

Qualcomm Institute Director Ramesh Rao chats with Roland Lee and Mingxiong Huang, who co-direct QI's new Magnetoencephalography (MEG) Center on the underpinnings of the advanced brain imaging technique, the making of the new facility, and MEG’s contributions to research and patient care.
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