Energy created by the movement of two materials can be harvested from the surrounding environment and converted to electricity by a triboelectric nanogenerator.
The classes, which teach people to be trainers, began as a response to the need for community-level education that helps ensure workers have adequate protections.
Latest Gates Foundation grants will advance research on educational inclusion and global immunization
The awards, which total nearly $2.3 million, will support work by professors at the UCLA Fielding School of Public Health and the UCLA Graduate School of Education and Information Studies.
UCLA’s Sarah T. Roberts spoke with the executive about how the world’s largest social media platform balances free expression with creating a safe community for all.
“This new tool makes possible experiments that we have been wanting to perform for many years,” said UCLA professor Baljit Khakh.
During the Winston C. Doby lecture, the co-founder of the United Farms Workers outlined a history of civil rights and encouraged the audience to keep fighting for justice.
UCLA School of Law panel spotlights the disparate impact of sexual harassment and assault on racial minorities, low-wage workers and immigrants.
Center for Neighborhood Knowledge report provides a snapshot of lingering inequality since the 1960s.
A new book co-authored by UCLA professor of urban planning Chris Tilly challenges the “myth of inevitability” for poor working conditions in America’s largest employment sector.
The UCLA design media arts professor talks about creating the eye-catching visuals for four new songs by the critically acclaimed group.
Since its founding, the Institute for Research on Labor and Employment has produced analytical research to shape public policy and public opinion on labor issues.
Q&A with UCLA professor Sarah Roberts, who has pioneered the study of the toll screening objectionable online content takes on the people who have to do it.
Finance professor Bhagwan Chowdhry says protectionist barriers won’t stop robots from taking U.S. jobs.
UCLA and neighborhood volunteers gathered at Horace Mann UCLA Community School in South Los Angeles for a spring cleaning on Saturday.
While California has been a winner in the free trade world market in terms of its agricultural exports, gains in technology and location on the Pacific rim in close proximity to Asia, manufacturing centers in the Midwest like Detroit have lost good-paying union jobs.
Four UCLA faculty members are part of the institute’s 2017 class.
UCLA’s Leah Boustan looks at how the influx of millions of black workers from the South reshaped labor markets and neighborhoods in the North and West.
The show marks 10 years of influential research from UCLA’s urban planning and architecture think tank.
UCLA WORLD Policy Analysis Center assesses countries’ efforts to address rights of people with disabilities
The study is released as the United Nations marks the 10th anniversary of the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
More than 60 UCLA volunteers pitched in to help veterans and the homeless celebrate at the West Los Angeles VA campus.
The acclaimed scholar of immigrant and low-wage workforce issues says he looks forward to studying the gig economy, young workers and immigrant workers.
More than 300 technology leaders, innovators, policymakers, journalists and academics will gather Friday at UCLA’s Pauley Pavilion Club to share their ideas on closing the gender and diversity gap in the technology sector.
Hammer’s biennial, which runs through August 28, highlights the practices of artists working across and near L.A., with an emphasis on those who are categorized as emerging and/or underrecognized.
While University of California campuses have never asked about an applicant's criminal history as part of the application process, the practice is used by other universities.
Associate professor Heather Roberge, associate vice chair in the UCLA Department of Architecture and Urban Design, is a recipient of the Emerging Voices 16 Award from the Architectural League New York.