UCLA weather expert tests link between extreme events and hotter temperatures
New research by Daniel Swain of UCLA’s Institute of the Environment and Sustainability clarifies how climate change influences severe weather. Read more.
The Protein Society lauds chemistry and biochemistry professor for her research
Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry Juli Feigon will receive the 2017 Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin Award in recognition of exceptional contributions in protein science which profoundly influence our understanding of biology. Read more.
UCLA Chemistry professor is finalist for Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching
California Professor of the Year Neil Garg, who has been getting large numbers of UCLA students to love organic chemistry for years, has been selected as one of three finalists for the Robert Foster Cherry Award for Great Teaching. Read more.
Chemistry & Biochemistry’s Jose Rodriguez named a 2017 Searle Scholar
Prof. Rodriguez develops and applies new scientific methods in bio-imaging to solve cellular and molecular structures and reveal undiscovered structures that influence chemistry, biology and medicine. Read more.
UCLA astronomer observes a dying red giant star’s final act
UCLA professor of physics and astronomy Mark Morris and an international team of astronomers have observed a striking spiral pattern in the gas surrounding a red giant star. Read more.
UCLA astrophysicists get rare peek at a baby solar system 300 light-years away
Physics and Astronomy professors Smadar Naoz and Michael Fitzgerald co-authored a study resulting from a rare glimpse into planetary evolution. Read more.