Nobel Prize winner Andrea Ghez will deliver the event’s keynote talk, focusing on her research about black holes.
The scientists were brought together by their shared belief that genetics could be a key to finding better approaches to the pandemic.
On Nov. 10, the former director of the National Science Foundation will discuss the impacts of science policy.
Spanning medicine, math and nanomaterials, support for campus scientific studies has grown almost 40% in five years.
Ghez, who received the prize for her research into black holes, is the eighth UCLA faculty member to be named a Nobel laureate.
The world-renowned expert in meteorites and lunar rocks had a mineral named after him. He died at home in Los Angeles on Sept. 7.
During his career, he contributed to general relativity, the theory of weak interactions and models for elementary particles based on the mathematical description of knots.
Researchers will use the space to build new generations of tiny devices, such as computer chips that mimic how the brain works and ultra high-efficiency batteries.
Broad Stem Cell Research Center investigators are are channeling their specialized expertise to fight the novel coronavirus.
A UCLA study finds that continued climate change will deliver a dangerous one-two punch for state’s water managers.
Through the institute, mathematicians work collaboratively with a broad range of scholars to address today's biggest scientific challenges.
The collaboration aims to advance the use of microbes for sustainable production of new plastics.
Scientists are not predicting that a volcanic eruption or earthquake is imminent, but the study revealed uncommon activity for the region.
Previous simulations suggested that astronauts on the surface would be safe during a full moon while it resides within the magnetosphere.
In recent years the department has been trying to make labs more engaging; safer-at-home orders demonstrated the benefits of letting students design their own experiments.
Peccei and a colleague theorized a symmetry that predicts the existence of very light particles called axions, which may be the dominant source of mass in the universe.
Faculty leaders voice their support for those fighting to end state violence against people of color
The heads of academic units dedicated to social justice renew their commitment to ensuring their research, teaching and service are not complicit with the expansion of the police state.
In an open letter, deans and faculty members recommit to promoting diversity.
Margaret Kivelson has been recognized by the Royal Society, Harvard University and University of Leicester.
Johnson, whose research focuses on understanding mechanisms of gene regulation, will take the helm on Sept. 1.
Amita Sehgal, a neuroscientist at the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania, won the award honoring excellence in basic science research.
The drug’s legalization and decriminalization have made detection especially important for preventing impaired driving, the authors say.
Images of C/2019 Y4 breaking into more than two dozen fragments in recent days were captured by the Hubble Space Telescope.
“We hope our method could be used in the future to prepare treatments that can be performed at the patient’s bedside,” said UCLA’s Paul Weiss.
The researchers’ approach could also eventually be used as a way to monitor the activity of volcanoes.