ucla.edu 08 Apr, 2021 18:30 am

Mackenzie Day receives award to support research and teaching

Mackenzie Day receives award to support research and teaching
Day, an assistant professor in the UCLA Department of Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences, was honored by the National Science Foundation CAREER program.

The award includes funding to develop an open source library of virtual field trips, which students and teachers can view using virtual reality headsets.These virtual field trips will provide a 360-degree, three-dimensional experience of conducting field research, and this technology will enhance high-impact field experiences in geoscience teaching.Day’s expertise includes the formation and preservation of dunes on Earth and Mars.Stay Connected Sign up for a daily briefing Get top research & news headlines four days a week.

Mackenzie Day, an assistant professor in the UCLA Department of Earth, Planetary and Space Sciences, has received an award from the National Science Foundation CAREER program to support her long-term research studies of dune field evolution.(Check your inbox or spam filter for confirmation.

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