UC's Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS) rewarded teams of students for developing innovative tools that may prove handy for politics, health care and seeking social services.
Across all 10 UC campuses, the Center for New Racial Studies connects researchers examining a wide variety of issues linked to race, including class, ethnicity, gender and immigration status.
UCLA scholars developed the world's first comprehensive E-encyclopedia on ancient Egypt, and it is full of information on ancient temples, archaeological treasures, hieroglyphics and more.
UC Riverside archaeologists are leaders in studying the mysterious Maya, a dominant culture many centuries ago.
It's when a humanlike robot, android or animated creature gives you the creeps. A UC San Diego scientist is looking at what's going on in our brains when we view these characters.
Colin Milburn of UC Davis has investigated how the early history of nanotechnology was influenced by ideas from science fiction. He also studies how scientists use video game hardware and software to run experiments.
They delivered a message to legislators: graduate student research is central not only to the future of UC, but to that of the state and the nation as well.
Scientists in Mexico and at UC study the breeding habits of a remarkable seabird for possible clues about behavioral evolution and how animals may develop immunities. The project is one of many research collaborations supported by UC MEXUS.