Strategy unveiled to achieve carbon-neutral air travel
UCR scientists unveil a path toward carbon-neutral air travel that lies in fostering development of e-kerosene, a type of sustainable aviation fuel made by combining captured carbon dioxide with hydrogen.
Q&A: What can be done about the proliferation of deepfakes?
Q&A forum: UC Riverside computer science and public policy experts discuss the proliferation of malicious deepfake content in public discourse.
Method identified to double computer processing speeds
UCR computer scientists identify method identified to double computer processing speed using existing hardware
UCR to offer BA degree to students in the Norco state prison
UC Riverside will offer a Bachelor of Arts program within the confines of the Norco California Rehabilitation Center, a prison about 50 east of Los Angeles.
UCR School of Education secures $1 million grant
UCR receives a $1 million grant from an Inland Empire collaborative group to further its efforts to address the California teacher shortage and diversify the teacher workforce.
Moderate goals let workers adapt to turbulent marketplaces
Challenging performance goals for employees work well when the marketplace is stable, but moderate goals are more effective when workers need to adapt to turbulent times, UCR business school study finds.
UCR outs security flaw in AI query models
UC Riverside computer scientists have identified a security flaw in vision language artificial intelligence (AI) models that can allow bad actors to use AI for nefarious purposes, such as obtaining instructions on how to make bomb. When integrated with models like Google Bard and Chat GPT, vision language models allow...
Students design & build affordable, energy-efficient home
A groups of UCR undergraduate students design and build from the ground up a showcase house that will use solar electricity so wisely it doesn’t need to be connected to the grid.
Online consumers shy away from sponsored product listings
A UCR-led study finds that online consumers view sponsored product listings with suspicion when they shop on major platforms, such as Amazon and eBay. Shoppers often prefer to click on what are called “organic” listings that appear high in their product search results but are not sponsored.
UCR now offers teacher education at its Palm Desert campus
Answering a great need in the desert region of Riverside County, UC Riverside has started a teacher education program at its campus in Palm Desert.
Model to illustrate scenarios for Colorado River water use
UC Riverside public policy scholars are bringing clarity to a fraught debate over how to use Colorado River water as flows decline with climate change. They have created a hydro-economic model that can illuminate the future impacts of major water use changes by answering prompts and clicking a mouse.
Luna UCR avocado is one of TIME's '2023 best inventions'
The Luna UCR avocado is named by TIME as one of the best inventions of the year. Therecognition comes just months after UCR released the variety to commercial growers worldwide.
Diversity statements in UC faculty hirings is questioned
Use of diversity statements in faculty hiring can come into conflict with academic freedom protections, say the authors of a new paper published by the UC Berkeley Center for Studies in Higher Education.
Two-dimensional compounds can capture carbon from the air
Some of the thinnest materials known to mankind can be engineered to capture carbon dioxide from the air.
Faculty members discuss AI’s possible impacts at UCR
UCR faculty members from different disciplines discuss how artificial intelligence or AI is expected to create a paradigm shift in higher education instruction.
Elite university admissions for athletes benefit white students
Special admissions for athletes, legacy students, and the children of faculty and dean’s choices greatly benefits white applicants, a UCR-led analysis shows.
UCR professor’s work cited in Justice Sotomayor’s dissent
In this summer's landmark affirmative action case, Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor used UCR education professor Uma Jayakumar's research in her dissent.
A report from the groves:
Mary Lu Arpaia and Eric Focht have bred avocado trees in association with the University of California, Riverside, for decades. In the video below, they describe their quest for a better avocado that resulted in the release this year of the Luna UCR™ , a new variety that is the...
Virtual reality headsets are vulnerable to hackers
Headset hardware and virtual keyboard interfaces that immerse us into expanding worlds of virtual reality also create new opportunities for hackers, UCR computer scientists find studies to be presented at a national cyber security conference.
Google & ChatGPT have mixed results in medical info queries
A study led by University of California, Riverside, computer scientists found that queries for medical information on ChatGPT produced more objective information than Google, but the ChatGPT results can be outdated and lack the sources of its information.