Learn @ Lunch: UCLA Graduate Research

GENINT 731.438

Osher (50+) In this weekly seminar series, UCLA doctoral candidates present their research to OLLI members.

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About this course:

UCLA’s primary purpose as a public research university is the creation, dissemination, preservation, and application of knowledge for the betterment of our global society. These values underlie our three institutional responsibilities: education, research, and public service.  In this lunchtime seminar series, OLLI members have a unique opportunity to gain insight into current research topics at UCLA. Each week, a UCLA doctoral candidate (or recent graduate) will present their dissertation research. Speakers present for 30-minutes, followed by Q&A from the audience.

Spring 2022 Speakers:

DATE   LECTURE
Apr 1  

Labor Migration in East Asia: Chinese Migrant Workers in Japan’s Guest Worker Program

Qiaoyan Li Rosenberg
Sociology PhD

Apr 8  

Using Semi-Conducting Polymers as Binders for Batteries

Charlene Salamat
Chemistry-Materials PhD

Apr 15  

Water Electrolysis: A Promising Pathway to Cope with the Growing Demands for Renewable Energy Conversion and Storage

Aamir H Shah
Chemistry PhD

Apr 22  

Motivated Memory and Curiosity Across the Lifespan

Mary Whatley
Psychology PhD

Apr 29  

“To Live so Boldly”: Understanding the College Decision-Making Processes of South Asian-American Women

Sarayu Sundar
Higher Education and Organizational Change PhD 

May 6  

The ‘Pastoral City-State’: A Metaphor for the Geography of Urugay

Samuel T Brandt
Geography PhD

May 13  

Understanding Transcription Initiation by RNA Polymerase

Maya Segal
Chemistry/Biophysics PhD

May 20  

Developing Silica Based Building Materials for Reducing Energy Consumption for HVAC Systems

Natalie Kashanchi
Chemistry-Materials PhD

May 27  

Maternal Microbiome and Gestational Protein Restriction Inform Fetal Neurodevelopment and Long-Term Outcomes

Elena Coley
Neuroscience (NSIDP) PhD

Jun 3  

Student Motivation Across Different Socioeconomic and Cultural Contexts

Jungwon Kim
Social Science & Comparative Education PhD

Jun 10  

Genetic Regulation in Nervous System Regeneration

Arielle Hogan
Neuroscience (NSIDP) PhD

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