Saturday, January 18


UCLA faculty designs data analysis curriculum for high school students

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. Read more...





NIH recognizes UCLA professor’s neuroscience research with award, grant

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. Read more...