SocialSciences Research News

Forging a faster path from lab to clinic

With a prestigious $20 million federal grant, translational research at UCI shifts into high gear

High-speed rail ridership projections may be faulty

David Brownstone, economics professor, is quoted in the Daily Californian July 7, 2010

David Smith is named co-editor of International Journal of Comparative Sociology

First co-edited issue due out in August

Nucho receives Fulbright to study urban development programs in Middle East

Anthropology graduate student Joanne Randa Nucho receives Fulbright-Hays fellowship to study community programs in Lebanon

California high-speed rail ridership forecast not reliable, study finds

Findings presented to California State Senate June 30

Bailey’s ‘Legacies of Race’ receives positive review in Contemporary Sociology

Book review appears in May 2010 issue

Help wanted ... for unemployed teens

David Neumark, economics professor, is featured in USA Today June 22, 2010

Montoya receives Distinguished Assistant Professor Award for Teaching

Awarded by UCI Academic Senate, honor recognizes Montoya for excellence in teaching, research, mentorship and service activities at UCI and in local community

Avant testifies before legislative commission on wartime contracting practices

International studies director and political science professor gives Commission on Wartime Contracting perspective at hearing held June 18 in Washington, D.C.

Study: ‘Feebates’ would reduce vehicle greenhouse gas emissions in Calif by 3-10%

Collaborative UC study co-authoered by UCI economist David Brownstone evaluates potential program’s effectiveness to meet 2020 required reductions

Pixley earns Kanter Award

Award recognizes the assistant sociology professor's research on career-prioritizing decisions and occupational attainment in dual-earner couples

Rising minimum wage, rising teen unemployment

David Neumark, economics professor, is featured in the Hudson Institute June 3, 2010

Opinion: Why the web benefits liberals more than conservatives

An op-ed by Gregory Ferenstein, political science graduate student and Center for the Study of Democracy Fellow, is featured on June 1, 2010

Anthropology alumna receives Fulbright to study Hong Kong film industry

Research will shed light on the role film and media play in shaping regional status

Monroe receives Ithiel de Sola Pool Award from American Political Science Assoc

Prize is awarded once every three years and includes presentation of a general lecture at APSA’s 2010 annual meeting

Harvest of loneliness

Documentary by UCI Chicano/Latino studies professor Gilbert Gonzalez explores history of the Bracero Program

International studies major wins State Department scholarship to study Punjabi in India

One of 575 undergraduate and graduate students selected nationwide to receive award

Sociologist Carter Butts finds routine patterns in blog networking interactions

Sociologist and Calit2 affiliate Carter Butts finds routine patterns in blog networking interactions; findings published in Journal of Social Structure

Investor projections influence market outcomes, study finds

UCI economist Fabio Milani finds quantitative evidence that overly optimistic and/or pessimistic projections play greater role inducing U.S. economic volatility than do shifts caused by fluctuations in traditional market forces

CARL makes his way onto Canada's Discovery Channel

Jeff Krichmar's CARL makes his television debut on Canada's Discovery Channel April 29, 2010