Although African-Americans make up approximately 13% of the US population, they are severely underrepresented in advanced degrees awarded in STEM disciplines and within the ranks of the faculty at research…
Since their discovery over 40 years ago conjugated polymers have been of tremendous scientific and technological interest. These materials possess many exceptional electronic, optical and thermal properties and thus are…
As a chemist in the Preservation Research and Testing Division at the Library of Congress, Dr. Eric B. Monroe studies the aging and preservation of collection materials. In addition to outlining what this work entails, his talk will detail recent work on the wax cylinders used to record sound as early as 1890.
The American Association for the Advancement of Science has put together a webinar discussing an updated outlook for research funding, a review of significant cabinet appointments, how the administration and congress may view science-based policymaking, and areas where the Trump administration and Congress may disagree. GSDS will screen a viewing, and we hope you’ll join us!
In this workshop, Prof. Glenn Fredrickson will provide some guidance on personal finance and basic knowledge for saving for retirement, including asset classes and allocation strategies.
We’re delighted to host Dr. Temple Grandin, professor of Animal Science at Colorado State University, for our winter lecture! Professor Grandin has received worldwide acclaim for her advocacy for autism and her contributions to the field of animal science. We will be holding a raffle for signed copies of her book, The Autistic Brain.
Join GSDS Monday, November 14, from 4:30-6:30 at the Bren Courtyard to celebrate the start of the new academic year (mid-quarter, but who’s counting?) and mingle with other grad students. Snacks and drinks will be provided. See you there!
Dr. Martin Moskovits, Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry at UCSB, will give our Fall Dow Distinguished Lecture. His talk will be 1-2:30 pm on December 2, 2016 in Elings 1601.