Public Impact Research Initiative

California Education Lab Partners with California Student Aid Commission

May 07, 2021
The CA Ed Lab’s faculty directors – Associate Professor Paco Martorell (Education) and Professors Scott Carrell (Economics) and Michal Kurlaender (Education) – were recently awarded grants from the federal Institute of Education Sciences (IES) and UC Davis’s Public Interest Research Initiative (PIRI) to support a research-policy partnership with the California Student Aid Commission (CSAC) and to provide rigorous research in service to state policy discussions around financial aid reform.

Cultural Representation Is Empowerment

February 23, 2021
Normalizing breastfeeding in the Black community requires a focus on ensuring cultural representation among maternity care providers.

UC helps home cooks turn their passion into profits

January 28, 2021
The UC Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program (UC SAREP), a statewide program of UC Agriculture and Natural Resources, is working with the COOK Alliance, a coalition of home cooks and their supporters, to organize a virtual convening of home cooks, their advocates and county officials and staff.

Public Impact Research Partner Featured in the Film "Gather"

December 18, 2020
Through a Public Impact Research Initiative seed grant, Associate Professor Katherine Kim from the Betty Irene Moore School of Nursing and the School of Medicine has been working with the Nature Rights Council to enhance the Yurok Tribe's capacity for health disparities research and program evaluation, as well as strengthen the quality of university’s community-engaged research.