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3 UCLA faculty elected to National Academy of Engineering

Academy membership recognizes those who have made outstanding contributions to engineering research, practice or education.

The UCLA Research Park: Quantum science and engineering

The quantum innovation hub will produce advances in computing, sensing and other areas while training a new workforce for the burgeoning field.

The UCLA Research Park: Immunology and immunotherapy

At the new research park, the California Institute for Immunology and Immunotherapy at UCLA is poised to enter a new era of biomedical breakthroughs.

3 UCLA faculty members named to National Academy of Inventors

Professors Eric Chiou, Paul S. Weiss and Xiangfeng Duan were honored for “creating innovations that are driving crucial advancements across a variety of disciplines.”

As the climate warms, birds in the East Africa mountains are getting bigger

UCLA-led research casts doubt on a long-held theory about warming and body size.

Confirmation of ancient lake on Mars builds excitement for Perseverance rover’s samples

Findings reveal eons of environmental changes and offer hope that soil and rock samples hold traces of life.

3 strategies to break down barriers to breastfeeding and lower women’s risk of breast cancer

UCLA Center for Health Policy Research report recommends changes to laws and a more diverse lactation consultant workforce.

Bright galaxies put dark matter to the test

If cold dark matter theories are correct, the Webb Space Telescope should find tiny, bright galaxies of early universe.

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.

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