University of California, Riverside

Department of Chemistry


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Phys. Chem. Seminar
Mon. 10/5/15, 04:10, CS 231
Counting atoms for dating
Shuiming Hu (Univ. of Sci./Tech.)

Department Colloquium
Wed. 10/7/15, 04:10, BRNHL A125
Maurizio Prato (Univ. of Trieste)

Analytical Seminar
Thu. 10/8/15, 12:10, CS 231
Profs. Larive and Wang (UCR)

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Department News

UCR Chemistry ranked 41st World WideUCR Chemistry ranked 41st World Wide

September 03, 2015

UCR Chemistry is ranked 41st worldwide (25th in US) in the Academic Rankings of World Universities for 2015. This result is an improvement from 47th in 2014, which itself was an improvement from 51-75 in 2012 & 2013. ARWU uses six indicators, including - the number of highly cited researchers, and per capita performance. More than 1200 universities are ranked by ARWU every year.  Read Moretest

UCR Chemistry ranked 26th in US by Nature IndexUCR Chemistry ranked 26th in US by Nature Index

September 02, 2015

UCR Chemistry ranks 26th in the US in the Nature Index, which tracks the number of high-quality scientific articles (updated monthly). The ranking is based on a composite total, which further highlights the strength of our program. The link to the searchable Nature Index tool is found on the following link (input USA/Academic/Chemistry/FC).  Read Moretest
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Gregory Barding Assistant Professor at Cal Poly PomonaGregory Barding Assistant Professor at Cal Poly Pomona

September 21, 2015

Dr. Gregory Barding earned his PhD from UCR in 2013 working under the direction of Cindy Larive. His PhD research focused on studies of the metabolomics of biological systems in plants and organisms. Dr. Barding continued his metabolomics work during a postdoc at the University of Washington. In 2014 he accepted an Assistant Professor position at Cal Poly Pomona. His current research explores the biochemical mechanisms responsible for plant survival by monitoring changes in metabolite levels  Read Moretest
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University of California, Riverside
900 University Ave.
Riverside, CA 92521
Tel: (951) 827-1012

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Department of Chemistry
Chemical Sciences
501 Big Springs Road

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