2021 Sawyer Award Winner to Yen-Yu Yang!
The Sawyer Award recognizes an Analytical Chemistry graduate student in their 3rd or 4th year of study with a $1500 award. Awardees are selected based on excellence in research. The award honors Donald T. Sawyer, a well-known analytical chemist and...
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2021 Chemistry Alumni Awards
Anh Hong, a fourth-year PhD student in Prof. Pingyun Feng’s group, has proved herself to be both prolific and versatile, co-authoring nine publications from her UCR research on topics including crystalline porous materials for gas storage and separations, heteroatom-doped nanomaterials...
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2021 Robert C. Haddon Memorial Endowed Graduate Award Winner
The Robert C. Haddon Memorial Endowed Graduate Award was established by the Haddon family in memory of our esteemed former colleague Professor Haddon to encourage excellence in research in materials chemistry. Yanxiang Wang, a fifth-year PhD student in Prof. Pingyun...
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Advancing Faculty Diversity Fellowships Awarded to Three Chemistry Graduate Students
The department of Chemistry is pleased to announce three recipients for the 2021-22 Advancing Faculty Diversity in Chemistry Graduate Fellowships. These fellowships recognize outstanding graduate students with a promising future in academia who combine research excellence and a commitment to...
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September 17, 2021
Chemical discovery gets reluctant seeds to sprout
Seeds that would otherwise lie dormant will spring to life with the aid of a new chemical discovered by a UC Riverside-led team.
September 16, 2021
Grow and eat your own vaccines?
The future of vaccines may look more like eating a salad than getting a shot in the arm. UC Riverside scientists are studying whether they can turn edible plants like lettuce into mRNA vaccine factories.
September 06, 2021
Astronomers explain origin of elusive ultradiffuse galaxies
UC Riverside astronomer and colleagues use simulations to reveal how the very faint dwarf galaxies are born
September 06, 2021
Hummingbirds can smell their way out of danger
In less time than it takes to read this sentence, hummingbirds can catch a whiff of potential trouble. That’s the result of new UC Riverside research showing, contrary to popular belief, the tiny birds do have an active sense of smell.