UC Davis research office researchers

2017 a banner year for commercializing UC research

About eight new companies a month spring from UC research.

Flower Garden Banks National Marine Sanctuary

Grad student discovers first known manta ray nursery

The habitat is the first of its kind to be described in the world.

Fulbright scholar Violet Barton

Mother and daughter become Fulbright scholars

Inspired by her daughter, Violet Barton applied to grad school, and now follows her to El Salvador on a Fulbright.

Dalena Ngo after Prince conference

Grad student's passion for Prince fuels research

Dig if you will, a picture: the chance to study the legendary musician as a subject of academic research.

Joseph Charbonnet UC Berkeley

UC grad students bring ingenuity to the fore at Grad Slam

10 campus finalists thrill by distilling years of research into three-minute talks on topics from synesthesia to ‘mansand.’

UC Grad Slam presentation

Grad Slam is on! Students vie to present their theses in three minutes flat

UC grad students deliver powerful research in less time than it takes to sing a power ballad.

Junk DNA UC San Diego

How ‘junk’ DNA plays a role in cancer

Nearly 200 mutations have been identified that play a functional role in cancer, opening new avenues for treatment.

UC Irvine invisibility

An invisibility cloak in real life

Inspired by animals, engineers have developed a material that is invisible to infrared night vision cameras.

UC Berkeley sleeping student

Poor grades are tied to mismatched class times, study says

Being a night owl is not an “excuse” — how we learn is affected by our biological rhythms.

UC Riverside advocacy

UC Riverside grad students explain why their research matters

Jesus Rivera and Donovan Argueta made the case for more state investment by sharing their work with lawmakers.

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