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New Faculty Represent Campus’s Interdisciplinary Approach to Understanding and Protecting the Planet

March 9, 2017

…Campus’s Interdisciplinary Approach to Understanding and Protecting the Planet Six new faculty members have joined UC San Diego this academic year in support of the cross-campus research theme of Understanding and Protecting the Planet. All the new professors have joint appointments between Scripps Institution of Oceanography and other departments at…

Scripps/UC San Diego Alumna Nominated to Lead National Academy of Sciences

July 8, 2015

…Diego’s strategic theme of Understanding and Protecting the Planet. Prior to serving as Science’s editor-in-chief, McNutt was nominated in 2009 by President Obama as the director of the United States Geological Survey, a position she held until 2013. She also served for 12 years as president and CEO of the…

Frontiers of Innovation Scholars Program Launches 200 Student-Research Projects

March 12, 2015

…identifies four research themes: Understanding and Protecting the Planet Enriching Human Life and Society Exploring the Basis of Human Knowledge, Learning and Creativity Understanding Cultures and Addressing Disparities in Society. “The student-research projects all support those research priorities and continue the university’s investment in access and affordability for all students…

Private Support Leads to Transformative Advances in Ocean Ingenuity at Scripps

September 12, 2014

…time is crucial to understanding and protecting the planet. Private support can make a significant difference in the speed with which new oceanographic technologies are developed and put into use. An anonymous donor to Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego has committed $500,000 to bring sensor, instrument and platform…

‘Frontiers of Innovation’ Program Seeds Seven Multidisciplinary Projects on Campus

January 29, 2015

…strategic avenues of inquiry: understanding and protecting the planet; enriching human life and society; exploring the basis of human knowledge, learning, and creativity; and understanding cultures and addressing disparities in society. “We want to engage all campus members in research to answer basic questions and address the needs of our…

UC San Diego Top Institution in United States for Environmental and Earth Sciences

October 6, 2015

…planning efforts that identify Understanding and Protecting the Planet as one of four key research themes for UC San Diego,” said UC San Diego Chancellor Pradeep K. Khosla. “Earth and environmental science at UC San Diego is led by Scripps Institution of Oceanography, in close collaboration with other departments at…

UC San Diego Organizes 2017 Workshop on Big Data and the Earth Sciences

February 24, 2017

…on UC San Diego’s Understanding and Protecting the Planet Initiative, which seeks to explain and effectively communicate environmental change, engineer economically viable solutions that will enhance the resilience of society, recommend necessary policy changes, and assess their economic impact.” The ever-growing quantity and quality of hyper-dimensional, earth-science data such as…

‘Gone With the Waves’ Project Documents Puerto Rico’s Coastline and Cultural Heritage

September 19, 2017

…one of four areas: Understanding and Protecting the Planet Enriching Human Life and Society Exploring the Basis of Human Knowledge, Learning and Creativity Understanding Cultures and Addressing Disparities in Society QI’s FISP matching grants, says Kuester, enable the development of multi-disciplinary collaborations through the use of QI infrastructure and access…

Chancellor’s Research Excellence Scholars Program Launches 175 Student-Research Projects

February 1, 2018

…four specific research themes: Understanding and Protecting the Planet Enriching Human Life and Society Exploring the Basis of Human Knowledge, Learning and Creativity Understanding Cultures and Addressing Disparities in Society “The student-research projects all support those research priorities and continue the university’s investment in access and affordability for all students…

Personalized Medicine, Climate Change Focus of TED-Style Founders Symposium

November 6, 2014

…life and society, and understanding and protecting the planet. The evening will begin at 4 p.m. with a reception at The Loft with undergraduate social innovators who are addressing issues such as poverty, health, education and the environment. The symposium will follow at 5 p.m., in the Price Center East…

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