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Ramping Up UCLA Research

Guidance and resources for the UCLA community about how to safely ramp up onsite research activity during COVID-19.

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Four UCLA faculty members awarded 2021 Sloan Research Fellowships clockwise from top left: Ravi Netravali, Pavel Galashin, Kai-Wei Chang and Harold Pimentel.

Sloan Research Fellowships recognize UCLA rising stars

Kai-Wei Chang, Pavel Galashin, Ravi Netravali, and Harold Pimentel are among the esteemed recipients of the 2021 Sloan Research Fellowships, which recognizes early-career faculty who have the potential to revolutionize their fields.

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UCLA Grand Challenges

Solving society’s most critical problems.

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Man in black sits behind a small table with tablet in small brown room with patterned floor. Bathroom, pink poster with green mask, a table with glasses, and a plant behind him. Along the perimeter of the space, the text “As long as the software runs, the party will never end.”

Six UCLA arts projects receive funding to explore the intersections between the visual arts & science

With support from from the Getty Foundation, the projects will explore topics including climate change, social justice, indigenous practices, science fiction and contemporary art as part of the regional collaboration “Pacific Standard Time.”

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UCLA Library preserving the oral histories of black-owned businesses in L.A.

The “Community and Commerce: Oral Histories of African American Businesses in Los Angeles” online exhibit explores long-term Black business ownership and shares the first-person stories of more than a dozen business owners’ successes and challenges.

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Transformative gift for precision genomic medicine at UCLA

UCLA received a $29 million gift to establish the Ginsburg Center for Precision Genomic Medicine, where scientists and physicians will work together to examine the role of genetics in disease and develop therapies that improve patients' lives.

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One Billion Dollars.

That’s the average amount UCLA has received to fund research projects each year since 2009-10.

UCLA research and creative activities have generated some of the most transformative breakthroughs in modern times. From revolutionizing medical diagnostics and treatment to laying the framework to create the Internet or reshaping our understanding of the human condition, UCLA's research impact extends around the globe. 

As one of the world’s top research universities, UCLA has the intellectual capital and extensive research facilities necessary to tackle society’s most challenging issues. And as a public research university, we take seriously our mission to develop solutions that improve the quality of life in our community, our country and around the world. Included among our faculty, alumni and researchers are 14 Nobel Prize winners, 13 faculty MacArthur Fellows, a Fields medalist, two Turing Award winners, and three Pulitzer Prize winners. Explore our site to learn more about us, research highlights, resources for researchers, how to engage with UCLA research and our initiatives.


Organization of Research Enterprise

Experienced teams provide support services to enable researchers to pursue inquiries and discovery.

Learn more about the subsidiary offices that help to administer and support research and creative activities conducted at UCLA.

Office of Research Administration (ORA) Technology Development Group (TDG) Research Enhancement Office (REO)  Research Policy & Compliance (RPC)