Sarah T. Roberts has been awarded part of a $1.5 million Future of Work Grant by the National Science Foundation.
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The center has been named the winner of the Editor/Publisher Award for the 40th annual American Book Awards by the Before Columbus Foundation.
UCLA’s Center for HIV Identification, Prevention and Treatment Services has received three one-year grants.
Katherine In-Young Lee’sbook received the Béla Bartók Award for Outstanding Ethnomusicology from the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers.
Beth Klein has been named recipient of the M. Hildred Blewett Fellowship, which enables women to return to physics research careers after career interruption.
The system has won second place in the Eureka Prize competition. The $100,000 prize goes to the team headed by Dr. David Reuben.
Dr. Susana Vacas, of the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, received the five-year, $1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health.
Jose Rodriguez is among 22 outstanding young scientists in the United States to be awarded a fellowship by the David and Lucile Packard Foundation.
The $225,000 grant will fund a yearlong seminar series examining how cities serve as spaces of refuge.
Elizabeth Ligan Bjork and Robert Bjork, professors of psychology, have received the 2020 Association for Psychological Science Mentor Award.
UCLA’s Jorge Torres has been named the 2019 recipient of the Prize for Excellence in Inclusivity by the American Society for Cell Biology.
Dr. Antoni Ribas, director of the tumor immunology program at the UCLA Jonsson Comprehensive Cancer Center, has received the 2019 William B. Coley Award.
Dr. Linda Liau is the first woman to chair the organization in its 80-year history.
The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Fellowships for students promote science fact in film and television.
Shu-mei Shih was recognized for her influential work in Sinophone studies by her alma mater, National Taiwan Normal University.
Paulo Tabuada, professor in the UCLA Samueli School of Engineering, has been elected fellow of the International Federation of Automatic Control.
Rebeca Méndez was awarded the Lucas Artists Fellowship by the Montalvo Arts Center’s Sally and Don Lucas Artists Program.
Dr. Steven Jonas has received a five-year $1.25 million grant from the National Institutes of Health through its High-Risk, High-Reward Research Program.
Andrea Ghez, Eric Hudson, Aydogan Ozcan and Chee Wei Wong were chosen as fellows in honor of their exceptional contributions to physics.
Annette Stanton will receive the Harold H. Benjamin Innovation Award from the organization at its fifth annual Gilda Gala in October.
Bridget Callaghan has been named recipient of the David Kucharski Young Investigator Award from the International Society for Developmental Psychobiology.
First African American composer to have opera staged by Metropolitan Opera Company is UCLA music professor
Terence Blanchard’s “Fire Shut Up in My Bones” will be the first opera by an African American composer in the company’s 136-year history.
Guy Van den Broeck received the 2019 Computers and Thought Award from the International Joint Conference on Artificial Intelligence.
Tim Austin received the $100,000 prize for his research achievements.
Two UCLA doctors have received grants to fund research into treatments for pediatric cancer from Hyundai Hope On Wheels.