UCLA faculty are working with local school districts to teach high school students big data analysis.
UCLA, in partnership with the Los Angeles Unified School District, received a five-year, multimillion dollar grant from the National Science Foundation in 2010 to design curricula for high school math and science classes with a strong emphasis on computational thinking.
At an event Wednesday, experts said it is possible for California to achieve 100 percent renewable energy.
“A lot of policies are driving initial investment of renewable energy in California, and demand is driving the rest,” said Kelly Trumbull, a researcher at the UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation.
A UCLA program launched this month will use funding from fees levied on business-related air travel to combat greenhouse gas emissions.
Campus departments are now required to pay an extra $9 for each business-related domestic round trip and $25 for each international round trip that staff members travel by air.
Alex Khalil began his neuroscience lecture by striking a xylophone key with a mallet.
Khalil, a professor of neurocomputational ethnomusicology at UC San Diego, and other experts from across the U.S., spoke to an audience of doctors and psychologists at the UCLA Conference on Art, Neuroscience and Psychiatry this weekend.
A UCLA professor is developing a new microscopic sensor to monitor the chemical signaling of major neurotransmitters in the brain.
Anne Andrews, professor of psychiatry and biobehavioral sciences, received the National Institutes of Health’s $6 million Transformative Research Award last week for her research, which aims to understand psychiatric and neurodegenerative diseases.
Campus Queries is a series in which Daily Bruin readers and staff present science-related questions for UCLA professors and experts to answer.
Q: To what extent can genetic ancestry tests be significant in providing information on racial and ethnic identity?
Students can now apply for a new doctoral program that aims to provide a more interdisciplinary approach to environmental sustainability.
The UCLA Institute of the Environment and Sustainability’s environment and sustainability Ph.D program is a research-oriented program starting in fall 2018 that allows students to develop customized programs and courses to develop their knowledge and conduct research in environmental sustainability.
The day after President Donald Trump announced his executive order banning people from seven Muslim-majority countries, more than 200 law students mobilized to protest and volunteer at the Los Angeles International Airport.
One academic believes that an excessive amount of resources is wasted on the hasty pursuance of drug trials, which don’t always generate conclusive results. However, UCLA Health officials think that the drug approval process is relatively efficient.
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