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Changing Strategies to Save Nature

April 17, 2019

The Institute for Practical Ethics welcomes environmental journalist Emma Marris for a unique and optimistic talk about new methods in conservation during Earth Month celebrations, the second keynote address for the new campus institute.

Department of Philosophy Professor Wins 2018 Lakatos Award

August 22, 2018

…has been awarded the 2018 Lakatos Award, given annually for outstanding contributions to the philosophy of science in the form of a book. Callender’s “What Makes Time Special?” tackles the conflict between our intuitive model of time as flowing and the “static” time of fundamental physics.

UC San Diego Philosophy Department Offers Another ‘Big Idea’

February 8, 2016

…Magazine’s “Big Ideas” feature for his vision to establish the Institute of Practical Ethics on campus. Callender conceptualizes UC San Diego as a leading center for ethical science; to realize that vision, the philosophy department now offers a new minor program in bioethics, with its first students enrolled this winter…

UC San Diego Team Earns Award for Excellence in Emergency Management

August 4, 2011

University of California San Diego’s emergency planners have been recognized for their work in preparing for crises and instituting best practices in trying to prevent them.

UC San Diego Launches CORE Project to Foster Ethical Research Using Personal Health Data

November 25, 2015

UC San Diego Launches CORE A set of best practices will guide Institutional Review Boards (IRBs) and researchers in the design and review of studies that use social media, self-tracking devices and other mobile Foster Ethical Research Using Personal Health Data

UC San Diego Sociologist Named Hastings Center Fellow

February 15, 2024

John Evans, professor of sociology, Tata Chancellor’s Chair in Social Sciences and associate dean of the School of Social Sciences at the University of California San Diego, has been elected a fellow of the Hastings Center, which is the honorific society for the field of bioethics.

Division of Arts and Humanities Receives $750,000 NEH Infrastructure Award

August 9, 2018

…to a new $750,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. The three-year, matching grant is the largest single award ever received by the university’s Division of Arts and Humanities from the NEH.

New $10M NSF-Funded Institute Will Get to the CORE of Data Science

July 29, 2022

A new National Science Foundation initiative has created a $10 million dollar institute led by computer and data scientists at University of California San Diego that aims to transform the core fundamentals of the rapidly emerging field of Data Science

Creating AI That Helps, Not Harms

March 21, 2024

There are plenty of reasons to love artificial intelligence (AI). But what happens when helpfulness turns into harm? This is one of the big questions that occupies David Danks, a professor in UC San Diego’s Halıcıoğlu Data Science Institute and Department of Philosophy.

UC San Diego Launches Institute to Address Ethics of Today’s Innovation

November 16, 2017

…UC San Diego Launches Institute to Address Ethics of Today’s Innovation Designer babies, driverless cars and modified mosquitoes may be boundary-breaking, but moral quandaries these advances create can raise controversy To help close the gap between the pace of innovation and society’s ability to deal with these advances responsibly, the…

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