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The Division of Physical Sciences is committed to sharing information about its administration, academics, outreach and research—from people to their changemaking activities—with a full-service news and multimedia team. From writing stories and media training, to coordinating press interviews and posting social media news, we cover the physical sciences around the clock, year-round.

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Image of a wave crashing in the hydraulics lab wave flume at Scripps Institution of Oceanography. By connecting various instruments to the flume, the CAICE team can study the same sea spray particles at the same time and understand how these particles impact our health and climate. Image created by Nigella Hillgarth.

Fresh Sea Spray Turns ‘Sour’ after Being Airborne

Adam Burgasser

Physics Professor Earns Prestigious NCAA Silver Anniversary Award

UC San Diego Receives 7 DURIP Awards from Department of Defense

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Are Students in their Element?: Advancing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in Chemistry Education

January 11, 2021 at 7 p.m. | Register
So how can we make the (chemical) sciences accessible, inclusive and relevant for all students? What evidence-based teaching strategies can we use to foster learner engagement, wonder, reflection, and ultimately, retention in the sciences? Stacey Brydges, a Teaching Professor and Vice-Chair of Equity Diversity, Inclusion and Climate in Chemistry and Biochemistry at UC San Diego, will discuss these and other questions related to recent research advances in chemistry teaching and learning in higher education.

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