News Articles with Topic: Experts

Experts on DACA

On Dec. 4, a federal judge restored the rights afforded undocumented immigrants eligible for the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA program. The program had been in a state of suspension throughout the Trump presidency. U.S. District Judge Nicholas G. Garaufis ordered the Department of Homeland Security to...

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Experts on brain-eating amoeba

For fast access to experts, email news@ucr.edu Haizhou Liu, associate professor of chemical and environmental engineering. Professor Liu works to discover new and improved methods of removing impurities from drinking water and ensuring the safety of our water supply. Liu can speak to the difference between chloramine and chlorine, and...

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Experts on heat waves

Heat Waves For fast access to experts, TEXT or call the 24-hour-experts hotline at 951-312-3049, or email news@ucr.edu Robert Allen, assistant professor of climatology. Allen uses climate models in his research and can talk to reporters about how such models can improve our understanding of climate change. “Several observational studies...

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Experts on coronavirus

Coronavirus For fast access to experts, TEXT or call the 24-hour-experts hotline at 951-312-3049, or email news@ucr.edu John Barton, assistant professor of physics A computational biophysicist, he has extensive experience studying viral evolution and uses various methods to predict how different mutations affect viral replication. Contact: john.barton@ucr.edu Brandon Brown, associate...

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Experts on the Academy Awards

For fast access to experts, TEXT or call the 24-hour-experts hotline at 951-312-3049, or email news@ucr.edu The Academy Awards The 92nd Oscars will allow the entertainment community and fans from around the world to witness the night’s glamour and glory on Sunday, February 9. Experts from the University of California...

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Experts on SATs/standardized tests

For fast access to experts, TEXT or call the 24-hour-experts hotline at 951-312-3049, or email news@ucr.edu SATs/standardized tests Stephen Brint: Distinguished professor of Sociology. Brint has written articles and books on standardized testing and its role in higher education. He is especially interested in solving education inequalities associated with racial...

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Experts on aging

For fast access to experts, TEXT or call the 24-hour-experts hotline at 951-312-3049, or email news@ucr.edu Aging Ilana Bennett: Assistant professor of psychology. Effects of healthy aging and dementia on the brain and cognition; learning and memory in aging; neuroimaging markers of aging. Ilana.bennett@ucr.edu Brandon Brown: Associate professor, Center for...

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Experts on wildfires

For fast access to experts, TEXT or call the 24-hour-experts hotline at 951-312-3049, or email news@ucr.edu Wildfires Nicolas Barth: assistant professor, geology. Landscape response after a fire, slides and debris flows/mudflows following fires. nic.barth@ucr.edu Kelley Barsanti: assistant professor, chemical and environmental engineering. Modelling of atmospheric particulate matter, especially from biomass...

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Experts on the Salton Sea

For fast access to experts, TEXT or call the 24-hour-experts hotline at 951-312-3049, or email news@ucr.edu Salton Sea Emma Aronson: Associate professor of microbiology and plant pathology. Microbiome of the Salton Sea; microbial ecology of dust; wind- transported microorganisms; environmental microbiology; soil microbial ecology. emma.aronson@ucr.edu Roya Bahreini: Associate professor of...

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Experts on earthquakes

For fast access to experts, TEXT or call the 24-hour-experts hotline at 951-312-3049, or email news@ucr.edu Earthquakes Nicolas Barth: Assistant professor of geology. Research focuses on improving understanding of active faults and the evolution of landscapes. Neotectonics; tectonophysics; geomorphology; structure; natural hazards; landslides and debris flows/mudflows following fires. Barth offers...

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Experts on psychiatry

For fast access to experts, TEXT or call the 24-hour-experts hotline at 951-312-3049, or email news@ucr.edu Psychiatry and mental health Ann Cheney: Assistant professor, Center for Healthy Communities. Structural inequalities in mental health; substance use and mental health; Latino immigrant mental health. ann.cheney@medsch.ucr.edu Takesha Cooper: Assistant clinical professor. Pediatric mental...

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Experts on stroke

For fast access to experts, TEXT or call the 24-hour-experts hotline at 951-312-3049, or email news@ucr.edu Stroke Byron Ford: Professor of biomedical sciences. Developing neuregulin-1 (NRG1) as a treatment in clinical trials for stroke; neuroscience; cellular and molecular mechanisms involved in the pathophysiology of stroke and acute brain injuries. byron.ford@ucr.edu...

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Experts on chemicals

For fast access to experts, TEXT or call the 24-hour-experts hotline at 951-312-3049, or email news@ucr.edu Experts on Chemicals David Eastmond: Professor of cell biology and toxicology.Mechanisms of toxicity and carcinogenesis of agricultural and environmental chemicals in humans and other mammals; glyphosate; cancer; benzene. david.eastmond@ucr.edu Carl Cranor: Distinguished professor of...

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Experts on measles and vaccines

For fast access to experts, TEXT or call the 24-hour-experts hotline at 951-312-3049, or email news@ucr.edu Measles and vaccines Richard Carpiano: Professor of public policy and sociology. Medical sociology; social determinants of health; vaccination and misinformation related to vaccines; behavioral and attitudinal factors underlying child vaccination uptake (and refusal or...

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Experts on artificial intelligence

For fast access to experts, TEXT or call the 24-hour-experts hotline at 951-312-3049, or email news@ucr.edu Experts on artificial intelligence Zizhong (Jeffrey) Chen, Associate Professor, Computer Science & Engineering AI applications often involve lots of computations. Zizhong Chen is finding ways to speed up AI applications using high performance computing...

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Experts on huanglongbing/citrus greening

For fast access to experts, TEXT or call the 24-hour-experts hotline at 951-312-3049, or email news@ucr.edu Huanglongbing/citrus greening Jim Adaskaveg: Professor of plant pathology. Disease of tree crops grown in California; biology; epidemiology; ecology of plant pathogenic fungi; mycology; ultra-structure of host-pathogen relationships; biology of wood decay fungi; biological and...

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Experts on trade

For fast access to experts, TEXT or call the 24-hour-experts hotline at 951-312-3049, or email news@ucr.edu Trade Jana Grittersova: Associate professor of political science. Sources of government reputation in international markets, international banking, the effects of interest groups on the credibility of international monetary and financial commitments, the role of...

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Experts on the environment and climate change

For fast access to experts, TEXT or call the 24-hour-experts hotline at 951-312-3049, or email news@ucr.edu The environment and climate change Robert J. Allen: Associate professor of Earth sciences. Climate change modeling and the impact on precipitation. F forecasting precipitation levels in California during the next century. I’ll keep you...

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Experts on gun violence and gun policy

For fast access to experts, TEXT or call the 24-hour-experts hotline at 951-312-3049, or email news@ucr.edu Gun violence and gun policy Steven Clark: Professor of psychology. Clark has done extensive research on eyewitness memory and identification and has consulted with law enforcement and defense and prosecuting attorneys. Serves on the...

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Experts on immigration

For fast access to experts, TEXT or call the 24-hour-experts hotline at 951-312-3049, or email news@ucr.edu Immigration Cecilia Ayón: Associate professor of public policy. Economic, social, and health effects of discrimination; how hostile policy climates contribute to higher stress levels among immigrant communities, particularly those living in Arizona. cecilia.ayon@ucr.edu Alfonso...

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