Roughly half of Earth’s ice-free land remains without significant human influence, according to a study from a team of international researchers led by the National Geographic Society and the University of California, Davis.
Public Scholarship and Engagement has awarded funding to 14 new research projects, including five to faculty in the College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences, that will address diverse issues such as climate change, the welfare of families, and cultivating a new grain crop
As part of the Public Impact Research Initiative, Public Scholarship and Engagement recently awarded grants to support the development of new research collaborations and to deepen, sustain, or evaluate existing collaborative research.
The COVID-19 shelter-in-place orders and other limitations could offer researchers the chance to use technology to decrease the digital divide and disparities in academic research, suggests a University of California, Davis, professor in a new commentary.
The opening of the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS) bee research facility marks a new opportunity for USDA and UC Davis entomologists to collaborate and investigate serious problems that affect stakeholders.
Ramón Zermeño, a sophomore at the University of California, Davis majoring in human development, greets patients every week at Clínica Tepati, a free health care clinic serving the Sacramento area. "Being able to translate to patients that don’t understand a few words," said Zermeño. "Just knowing that the patient [will] be reassured and comfortable with having a Spanish speaking person there, that brings me happiness."
Excessive use of nitrogen-based fertilisers is contributing to numerous environmental problems, but a more balanced approach is necessary if the world’s growing population is to be fed. The global nitrogen challenge therefore involves both reducing fertiliser use, and getting it to where it’s needed most.