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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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Exploring Injustice through Art

Rodney McMillian’s, artist & professor of sculpture in the UCLA School of the Arts and Architecture, new show “Body Politic” builds on themes of racial & socioeconomic injustice, & the relationship between politics & aesthetics.

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Harnessing Data to Save Lives

UCLA pinpoints LA areas most vulnerable to COVID-19 to help prioritize vaccine distribution & COVID-19-related care.

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UCLA Grand Challenges

Solving society’s most critical problems.

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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)