On March 17, 2023 Assistant Vice Chancellor for Environment, Health & Safety Curtis P. Plotkin informed employees of a new feature when calling the EH&S hotline service. When calling 310-825-9797, callers now have the option to report anonymous safety concerns, near-miss incidents and/or hazardous conditions. This new feature is available in addition to existing services.
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The Office of Contract and Grant Administration (OCGA) will have a mandatory all-day training session on Tuesday, March 21st, 2023. To ensure timely review and processing of applications and other inquiries related to sponsored project activities, proposals with sponsor due dates on March 21st should be submitted to OCGA no later than 8:00 AM on Monday, March 20th, 2023.
On March 7, 2023, Vice Chancellor for Research & Creative Activities Roger Wakimoto announced that UCLA Sustainable LA Grand Challenge Faculty Director Eric Hoek has made the decision to step down from his role with the initiative. As faculty director, Eric Hoek led a transformational initiative, expanding its scope to include transportation, while clearly defining the importance of cross-cutting themes inherent within urban sustainability problems.
On March 1, 2023, EVCP Darnell Hunt, Interim VC and CFO Allison Baird-James, and Dean Susan Ettner followed up on their January 30 message about the recent contract agreements between the University of California and the United Auto Workers. Their recent update provides guidance related to the short-term financial impact of these agreements.
On February 28, 2023 Undergraduate Research Center directors, Tama Hasson and Jacquelyn Ardam, invited current UCLA undergraduates, from every class level and field of study, to present their research or creative project at the Undergraduate Research & Creativity Showcase during
On February 22, 2023 Vice Chancellor for the Office of Research & Creative Activities (ORCA) Roger Wakimoto announced three campus wide opportunities for funding:
On February 22, 2023, the Faculty Advisory committee of the Center for Community Engagement announced the 2023-2024 Chancellor’s Award for Community-Engaged Scholars. This program offers:
- Five $10,000 awards to support a cohort of UCLA ladder faculty to advance their community-engaged scholarly activity and develop a new undergraduate community engaged research course
Applications must be submitted by April 7, 2023, and sent to email@example.com.
On February 15, 2023 Norman and Armena Powell University Librarian Virginia Steel announced UCLA’s new Library website. The site offers a more user-friendly and accessible experience for visitors who need access to resources, research assistance and other services from the library.
Some key features:
On February 13, 2023 Vice Chancellor for Research & Creative Activities Roger Wakimoto and Interim DataX Director Safiya Noble shared DataX’s Strategy Task Force Report and updates on the initiative.
2023 Request for Proposals: Call for Collaborative Research Proposals in Basic and Applied Sciences between UNAM and the University of California
The Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México (UNAM) and the University of California Alianza MX (UC Alianza MX) are pleased to announce the first “Call for Collaborative Research Proposals in Basic and Applied Sciences between UNAM and the University of California.”
Proposals are expected to lead to the development of major, long-term collaborations among groups of researchers from both institutions and to significantly advance knowledge in the following disciplines in the context of climate change:
On January 31, 2023 UCLA Library, with the Office of Advance Research Computing, announced their Winter Digital Technologies Workshops. These workshops are designed to help students develop foundational research skills, learn about data science, and succeed in their scholarly endeavors.
On January 8, 2023, Executive Vice Chancellor and Provost Darnell Hunt announced that UCLA would enter a new period of change and rebuild after last year’s contract negotiations between the University of California and UAW-represented academic workers.
To help the university chart a course in this new environment UCLA has launched three new committees:
The California Collaborative for Pandemic Recovery and Readiness Research (CPR³) invite individuals with Principal Investigator (PI) status, at any University of California (UC) campus, to submit proposals for COVID-19 pandemic-related research:
Grants of $100,000 to $300,000 for one year will be awarded. The two priority topic areas are:
The Sustainable LA Grand Challenge invites UCLA students to apply to the 2023 Innovation Challenge Sustainability Track.
In collaboration with the Easton Center Innovation Challenge, this initiative brings together students from all disciplines and backgrounds to use technology (digital or otherwise) to create a sustainable solution that will improve the environment in the following areas:
On January 6, 2023, The Sustainable LA Grand Challenge (SLAGC) initiative announced its new Transformative Research and Collaboration (TRACtion) program. TRACtion will be a series of collaborative activities and opportunities across a two-year period, with a significant emphasis on civic engagement and societal impact.
The Weapons and Complex Integration, Directorate of the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, and the UC National Laboratories at the University of California, Office of President (UCOP) are jointly inviting applications for the 2023 LLNL Early Career UC Faculty Initiative.
In observance of the UCLA 2022-23 Winter Holiday Closure, the Office of Contract and Grant Administration (OCGA) will close at 5:00 PM on Thursday 12/22/2022 and will reopen at 8:00 AM on Tuesday 01/03/2023. Proposals with submission due dates between 12/23/2022 and 01/03/2023 must be submitted to OCGA no later than Friday 12/16/2022. All other transactions should be submitted by Monday 12/12/2022 to allow for review prior to winter closure.
On November 14, 2022 a joint announcement was released to inform faculty and staff of the UAW strike beginning today. As a reminder, resources are available to support the continuity of instruction and research during this labor action.
Materials are available in a UC-UAW Box folder and include:
On November 8, 2022 a joint announcement was released to inform faculty and staff of an upcoming scheduled strike beginning Monday, Nov. 14.
On November 1, 2022, Executive Vice Chancellor Roger Wakimoto shared the news that The National Institutes of Health (NIH) had announced a new Data Management and Sharing (DMS) Policy that applies to proposals submitted on or after January 25, 2023. The NIH DMS Policy covers data-generating research funded in whole or in part by the NIH.