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UC San Diego Ranked 8th Globally for Most Influential Researchers

November 22, 2022

The Highly Cited Researchers list identifies and celebrates exceptional researchers who are having a significant impact on the research community as evidenced by the rate at which their work is being cited by their peers. UC San Diego ranks 8th in the world for 2022.

Eight UC San Diego Researchers Among ‘1,000 Best Female Scientists in the World’

November 10, 2022

Eight researchers from UC San Diego are listed in the first-ever ranking of the “1,000 Best Female Scientists in the World” by research.com, an analytics platform that advocates for improved research quality and also ranks universities, scholarly journals and academic conferences.

Twelve New Faculty to Be Hired to Design Just Futures

November 8, 2022

Up to 12 new faculty members will be hired at UC San Diego whose work centers on designing just futures, particularly for Indigenous, Black and migrant communities.

California Team Awarded $3 Million Federal Grant to Uncover Impact of Pandemic on PreK-12 Students

October 31, 2022

Researchers will study how California’s $4.6 billion pandemic recovery grant program, known as the Expanded Learning Opportunities (ELO) Grant, was used to promote educational recovery from COVID-19 and to address worsening learning gaps and inequities among students.

Math to Make a Difference

October 11, 2022

How’s the stock market doing? Any investment tips? These are questions economists face and fend off all the time. But most don't study financial matters like these. Most economists are trying to figure out how people change their actions in response to changing circumstances or changing policies.

Community Matters

September 26, 2022

Sociology professor Michel Estefan redefines classroom culture.

More Stress, Fewer Coping Resources for Latina Mothers Post-Trump

September 12, 2022

The sociopolitical climate in the United States has taken its toll on the mental health of Latina mothers, according to research from UC San Diego. Findings show increased depression, anxiety and perceived stress in a border city and reduced coping resources in both a border and interior US city.

Violence is Common and Increasing in Pandemic-Era California

September 8, 2022

A new report finds physical and sexual violence are an increasing ‘epidemic’ in California; UC San Diego researchers call for health equity-based reform.

The Data that Keep on Giving

August 25, 2022

Genetic data collected during an excavation of a Mycenaean tomb at Kastrouli near Delphi, Greece, have helped an interdisciplinary team including UC San Diego scientists unveil some of the mysteries of ancient patterns of human migration, culture and the evolution of Indo-European languages.

Best New Dean of Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Science

August 5, 2022

Brookie Best, PharmD, has been named the next dean of the Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences at University of California San Diego, succeeding James McKerrow, PhD, MD, who stepped down June 30, 2022.
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