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Vice Chancellor Roger Wakimoto Announces Appointment of Safiya U. Noble as Acting Director of DataX

On June 6, 2022, Roger Wakimoto, Vice Chancellor for Research & Creative Activities, announced the appointment of Professor Safiya U. Noble as Acting Director of DataX, effective July 1, 2022.

As Acting Director, Professor Noble will provide strategic leadership and vision to the early growth of DataX. The Acting Director will have the opportunity to recruit outstanding faculty, create an exciting and diverse intellectual and educational community; strategically seek out new opportunities in research and education; and foster new interdisciplinary connections across campus.

  • June 09, 2022

UCLA Public Impact Research Awards 2022

On June 1, 2022, the Office of Research & Creative Activities (ORCA) and the Centennial Celebration for UCLA hosted a reception on campus to honor faculty whose research or other creative work has had a beneficial public impact.
  • May 31, 2022

Technology Development Group Announces Applications are Open for UCLA Innovation Fund 2022

On April 6, 2022, Technology Development Group Associate Vice Chancellor Amir Naiberg announced that applications for the 2022 UCLA Innovation Fund are now open. UCLA faculty from all schools who have signed the UCLA Patent Policy are eligible to apply. Eligible technologies must fall into one of two tracks: Therapeutics or MedTech (medical devices, diagnostics, and digital health). 

The submission deadlines for Letter of Intent vary by track:

  • April 06, 2022

Institute of Transportation Studies (UC ITS) Statewide Transportation Research Program (STRP) Request for Proposals

On April 5, 2022, UCLA ITS Director Brian Taylor announced that the UC Institute of Transportation Studies (UC ITS) is now accepting proposals for the Fiscal Year 2022-23 Statewide Transportation Research Program (STRP). STRP is supported by an annual allocation from the State of California through the Road Repair and Accountability Act of 2017 (SB 1) and the Public Transportation Account (PTA) to support research, education, and outreach activities that directly address and inform transportation policy, planning, and engineering issues in California.

  • April 05, 2022

2023 UC-National Laboratory In-Residence Graduate Fellowship Opportunity

On March 30, 2022, UC Research Initiatives announced the release of the Request for Proposals (RFP) for the 2023 UC-National Laboratory In-Residence Graduate Fellowship (UC NLGF), a funding opportunity for UC graduate students in any field of study that aligns with the missions of Los Alamos and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories. The letters of intent are due Thursday, June 2, 2022 at 12:00 noon Pacific Time.

  • March 30, 2022

Calling All Graduate Students: APPLY NOW to the Sustainable LA Grand Challenge Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Fellows Program

On March 28, 2022, the UCLA Sustainable LA Grand Challenge announced that the Sustainable LA Grand Challenge Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Fellows Program is now open to applicants for Summer 2022 and/or Academic Year 2022-23. This program is intended to support UCLA graduate students from any discipline whose research and scholarly activities are focused on advancing equity, access, and justice as it relates to urban sustainability in the L.A.

  • March 28, 2022

Roger M. Wakimoto Hosts COVID-19 Research Update Town Hall

On March 4, 2022, UCLA Vice Chancellor for Research and Creative Activities Roger M. Wakimoto hosted a virtual town hall to address faculty questions and concerns about resuming research activities on campus. He was joined by panelists Council on Research Chair Marco Iacoboni, Interim Vice Provost for Academic Personnel Kathleen Komar, and Academic Senate Chair and Professor of Anthropology Jessica Cattelino.

For more information, please watch the town hall recording.

  • March 24, 2022

Apply for UC Multicampus Research Programs and Initiatives (MRPIs)

The University of California Research Initiatives (UCRI) is pleased to announce a research funding opportunity for UC multicampus collaborations. UC Multicampus Research Programs and Initiatives (MRPIs) are multicampus or systemwide research collaborations that go beyond individual Principal Investigator (PI)-driven projects to benefit the UC research enterprise; strengthen UC’s position as a leading public research university; launch pioneering research in thematic, multidisciplinary, or interdisciplinary areas; enhance education and training; inform policy; and benefit California and its

  • March 16, 2022

Call for Nominations: Faculty Career Development Awards

On February 17, 2022, Vice Chancellor for Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Anna Spain Bradley announced that proposals are now being accepted for the Faculty Career Development Award program (FCDA) which provides funding for regular rank Assistant Professors and Assistant Professors-in-Residence at a critical time in the pre-tenure stage. Awards are made in the form of a lump-sum of $5,000 – $15,000 in research funds. Applications are invited from Assistant Professors in the regular rank and In-Residence professorial series, with the exception of individuals for whom AY ’2

  • February 17, 2022