Social science

Karthick Ramakrishnan

New report points to racial disparities in political participation in California

Latinos and Asian Americans are the most adversely affected, UC Riverside assessment finds.

UC Merced Himalayas

What ancient DNA tells us about the Himalayas

UC Merced leads genomic research in one of the world's most understudied regions.

UC Davis gender gap video games

Study takes on gender performance gap in online video games

Fewer women are gamers than men, but does that mean there's a difference in ability? UC Davis finds out.

UCSF Oliver Bishop

Free to be he, she, they

UCSF’s pioneering Child and Adolescent Gender Center is helping a growing number of families with gender identity.

UC Santa Cruz blackboard

Why don't we say what we mean?

These two UC Santa Cruz professors think it's time to have a talk with Siri.

UC Merced campus

Dedicated student breaks ground with Ph.D., autism research

UC Merced's first African American doctoral graduate balances research with parenting two autistic sons.

UC Riverside sleep memory

Naps can boost memory, study shows

New UC Riverside research finds possible missing link between sleep and improved recall.

Kevin Hale UCLA

After kicking addiction, graduating UCLA student reboots life

Native American student finds way back to help others pursue higher education.

UC Santa Cruz slave voyages

UC Santa Cruz professor to create new public database about the slave trade

UC Irvine also contributes research to visualizing its massive scale.

UCLA phone

The teenage brain on social media

A new UCLA study sheds light on the influence of what peers "like."

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