Climate change. Immigration. Creating resilient rural communities. These are among the issues that Social Science Matrix Research Teams will take on during the coming academic year.d
- June 27, 2016
- May 23, 2016
UC Berkeley anthropology graduate student Madza Farias-Virgens draws upon research into birdsong and genome sequencing to address questions related to the evolution of human language.
- May 10, 2016
In her dissertation, Katherine Zubovich, a Ph.D. candidate in Russian and Soviet History at UC Berkeley, examines the history of a 1950s skyscraper project in Moscow.
- March 10, 2016
John J. Ohala, Professor Emeritus at UC Berkeley, explores a plausible connection between lion manes and the creaky-voice phenomenon known as "vocal fry".
- March 1, 2016
An innovative collaboration by UC Berkeley graduate students explores the interplay between art and politics, with a focus on practitioners in New Delhi and São Paulo.
- February 17, 2016
UC Berkeley social psychologist Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton researches the far-reaching effects that stereotypes and prejudice can have on minority student performance—and considers new support systems that could help address this challenge.