Monthly Archives: October 2015

Notes on the UCI Law Symposium: Desalination:  A Solution to Drought and Clean Water Demands?

A meeting on Desalination was held at UC Irvine School of Law on Oct. 15, 2015.  The meeting was sponsored by the Center for Land, Environment, and Natural Resources (CLEANR), Water UCI, and Brown Rudnick. I will report here on … Continue reading

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UC Irvine’s Contribution to the 2015 Nobel Prizes in Physics

The 2015 Nobel Prize in Physics was won by leaders of the Super-Kamiokande and SNO neutrino experiments, Takaaki Kajita and Arthur B. McDonald, respectively. The Super-Kamiokande (Super-K) experiment in Japan showed that neutrinos oscillated, and therefore had mass. The Sudbury … Continue reading

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US University Total R&D Funding Listing from Bestcolleges.com in 2015

US University Total R&D Funding Listing from Bestcolleges.com in 2015   We show where UC Irvine stands relevant to highly funded American Universities, and what level it will have as a future goal.   Most of the funding is federal … Continue reading

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The Times Higher Education Rankings and UC Irvine

Here we analyze how UC Irvine did in The Times Higher Education Rankings of 2015-2016. The Times Higher Education Overall Score is based on: Teaching (30%) (Reputation 12%, Doctorates, Students to Faculty); Research (30%) (Reputation 18%, Income, Productivity); Citations  (30%); … Continue reading

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California Universities in The Times Higher Education 2015-16 Global Rankings

We present the rankings and overall scores for California Universities in the Times Higher Education 2015-16 Global Rankings.  The rankings are relative, but are not a measure of intrinsic excellence.  So we give the Overall Score on which the relative … Continue reading

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