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ABOUT RESEARCH AT UCLA

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OVERVIEW

Research is at the core of our mission as a public university. Every day, each one of us is helped by a research breakthrough that UCLA faculty, scientists or students have created or discovered. Eradicating poverty. Eliminating disease. Expanding access to education. Developing new energy sources. At UCLA, we’re not afraid to strive for monumental achievements. In fact, we do it every day.

 

RESEARCH STATISTICS

UCLA ranks among the world's top research universities, with over $1B in per year in external research grants and contracts—a number achieved five times over the past seven years. Our researchers are supported by federal agencies such as the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, NASA, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and DARPA, as well as many state and private organizations. From the arts and humanities to medicine and engineering, UCLA research and scholarship is world-class. SEE ALL THE FACTS AND FIGURES

 

WAYS TO ENGAGE WITH UCLA RESEARCH

Solicit UCLA Faculty Applications for Open Funding Opportunities

Sponsor Research

Participate in a UCLA Clinical Trial

Connect with a Faculty Expert (for Media)

Identify Potential Commercialization Opportunities

Give to UCLA Research

 

ABOUT THE UCLA OFFICE OF THE VICE CHANCELLOR FOR RESEARCH

 

UCLA RESEARCH BY SCHOOL/DIVISION

UCLA researchers in all disciplines are are engaged in efforts to produce discoveries and scholarship that deliver real benefit to California, the nation, and the world. Visit the links below to learn more about specific research efforts occurring across campus and in selected institutes.

COLLEGE OF LETTERS AND SCIENCE

Humanities Division

Life Sciences Division

Division of Physical Sciences

Division of Social Sciences

Undergraduate Research Division (home of the Undergraduate Research Centers)

GRADUATE AND PROFESSIONAL SCHOOLS

Anderson School of Management

David Geffen School of Medicine

Fielding School of Public Health

Graduate School of Education and Information Studies

Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science

Herb Alpert School of Music

Luskin School of Public Affairs

School of the Arts and Architecture

School of Dentistry

School of Law

School of Nursing

School of Theater, Film, and Television

SELECTED INSTITUTES AND RESEARCH UNITS

California Nanosystem Institute

Clinical and Translational Science Institute

Institute for American Cultures

Institute for Digital Research & Education

International Institute

Organized Research Units


UCLA Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research, BOX 951405, 2147 Murphy Hall Los Angeles, CA 90095-1405