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Research Frontiers Evening shows how 'innovation meets ambition'

Nov 6, 2015 For examples of interdisciplinary research, look no further than the Division of Social Sciences’ annual Research Frontiers event.

Bat disease fungus found to be widespread in northeast China

Nov 2, 2015 Discovery greatly expands the known distribution of the fungus that causes white-nose syndrome in bats.

Physicist Sue Carter named Faculty Climate Action Champion for 2015-16

Oct 26, 2015 Carter plans to establish a campus sustainability lab to support student-led research and training.

Astrophysicist Enrico Ramirez-Ruiz to participate in new research initiative

Oct 22, 2015 Fellows chosen for a "Time Domain Astrophysics" Scialog initiative include six with UC Santa Cruz connections.

How a black hole swallows a star: new observations confirm theory

Oct 21, 2015 New details about what happens when a black hole tears apart a star have been gathered by x-ray telescopes.

Carmel International Film Festival to screen film professor’s new documentary

Oct 20, 2015 “'Daisy and Max' is not the film I had planned to make,” says UC Santa Cruz assistant professor of film and digital media Jennifer Maytorena Taylor...

Mosquitofish populations with more females have greater ecological impact

Oct 20, 2015 Scientists investigating the ecological consequences of sexual dimorphism and sex ratio variation found dramatic effects

Formation of coastal sea ice in North Pacific drives ocean circulation and climate

Oct 20, 2015 New understanding of changes in North Pacific ocean circulation could lead to better global climate models.

Ecologist Kristy Kroeker wins prestigious Packard Fellowship

Oct 15, 2015 The Packard Fellowship supports Kroeker's research on environmental change in dynamic environments and complex ecosystems.

Center for Creative Ecologies at UC Santa Cruz to present talks on global climate justice

Oct 9, 2015 The new Center for Creative Ecologies at UC Santa Cruz offers a place to consider the intersection of visual culture, politics, and the environment...

New on-chip optical sensing technique used to detect multiple flu strains

Oct 5, 2015 Researchers developed a new way to do diagnostic assays for multiple strains of flu virus on a small, dedicated chip.

Study reveals key structure in telomerase enzyme, a target for cancer drugs

Oct 5, 2015 UC Santa Cruz researchers have determined the structure an enzyme active in most cancers.

Social sciences faculty awarded $8 million in research funding

Oct 2, 2015 Faculty in the Social Sciences Division of UC Santa Cruz garnered more than $8 million in research funding from just over 100 grants for the year August 2014 to August 2015.

Bugs in an urban jungle: What green spaces mean for ecology and community

Oct 1, 2015 Since 2013, UC Santa Cruz environmental studies professor Stacy Philpott has studied insect biodiversity in urban gardens to better understand the ecological role these green spaces provide.

Environmental studies lecturer wins anthropology association public policy award

Sep 30, 2015 Barbara Rose Johnston, a UC Santa Cruz lecturer in environmental studies, has been named a winner of the 2015 Anthropology in Public Policy Award from the American Anthropological Association.

Grants fund efforts by UC Santa Cruz scientists to fight deadly bat disease

Sep 30, 2015 Scientists will conduct field trials this winter of two strategies for protecting bats from white-nose syndrome.

Gift funds new Presidential Chair for the UC Santa Cruz Natural Reserves

Sep 29, 2015 Endowment established by Helen and Will Webster Foundation broadens opportunities to use natural reserves as living labs and outdoor classrooms.

Chip-based technology enables reliable direct detection of Ebola virus

Sep 25, 2015 Researchers at UC Santa Cruz have developed chip-based technology to detect Ebola and other viral pathogens.

New senate faculty members build campus strengths

Sep 24, 2015 From environmental sociology to game design, UC Santa Cruz professors are studying problems aimed at improving the world in which we live.

Research Review Day on October 14 highlights advances at the Baskin School of Engineering

Sep 22, 2015 Data science for social good, technology management, and nanopores are featured topics at annual Research Review Day.

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