Author Archives: EMILIA NINOVA

João Awarded Dr. Ursula Mandel Scholarship

First-year SAND Lab grad student João Guassi Moreira has been awarded the UCLA Dr. Ursula Mandel scholarship. The scholarship funds tuition and fees for graduate students in scientific fields related, allied or of value to the medical field. Congrats, João!

Dr. Silvers Selected as 2016 APS ‘Rising Star’

Dr. Silvers was selected as a 2016 Rising Star by the Association for Psychological Science (APS). The Rising Star designation recognizes outstanding psychological scientists in the earliest stages of their research career post-PhD whose innovative work has already advanced the field and signals great potential for their continued contributions. The full list of 2016 Rising

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SAND Lab Welcomes PROPS Scholar Wendy Gonzalez

The Psychology Research Opportunities Programs (PROPS) is a two-quarter program at UCLA that provides select undergraduate students in psychology and related fields with a stipend, research experience, mentorship, and graduate school guidance, among other opportunities. Only approximately 20 students are admitted to the program each year, and we are happy to welcome PROPS scholar and fourth year undergraduate student

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João Receives 2016 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

The SAND Lab’s very own first-year graduate student, João Guassi Moreira, has been named a NSF Graduate Research Fellowship recipient! Joao is one of a talented group of awardees chosen among an estimated 17,000 applicants this year. The fellowship provides financial support and access to opportunities for professional development, such as international research collaborations and federal internships. Read more

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