I chose UCR due to the collaborative atmosphere, countless research opportunities, and student support programs...
Joel, biochemistry major
I am motivated by my desire to understand life... and to educate the next generation of scientists...
Xuemei Chen, Distinguished Professor of Plant Cell and Molecular Biology
A Message from Dean Kathryn Uhrich
From its roots in agricultural research, the College continues to expand its scientific reach with a number of internationally ranked programs addressing the most pressing scientific questions of our time …
UC Riverside physics students design a table-top experiment for the classroom
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Making higher-energy light to fight cancer
Researchers use nontoxic silicon nanocrystals to convert low-energy photons into high-energy ones, bringing scientists closer to developing photodynamic treatments for cancer
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Earthquakes, chickens, and bugs, oh my!
New big data algorithms improve earthquake detection; monitor livestock health and agricultural pests
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UCR scientists rank among world’s most influential scholars
The world’s most influential scientific researchers in 2019 include 10 current UCR scholars.
In its annual list, Clarivate Analytics names the most highly cited researchers — those whose work was most often referenced by other scientific research papers for the preceding decade in 21 fields across the sciences and social sciences. The 2019 list is based on citations between 2008-18.
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