Current Topics in Research


Research Continuity

To assist UCI’s research community with keeping informed  regarding the impact of COVID-19 on UCI’s research enterprise, the Office of Research (OR) has launched a Research Continuity webpage. 

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Undue Foreign Influence

At UCI, international collaboration is very important. However, it is also important to be aware of disclosure requirements and compliance procedures in place to protect faculty members...

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Cannabis Research

UCI researchers who wish to pursue research that involves marijuana or industrial hemp, or whose research is sponsored by the marijuana industry should consult with the Office of Research...

Research Funding & Proposal Development

The Research Development team is charged with leading large-scale proposal development efforts, and providing resources and support to the Research Development Officers  across the Schools of UCI.

The Office of Research also supports, a website created to advertise and consolidate limiteds and other internally competed funding opportunities held across UCI. The site also provides additional information resources related to research funding.

Centers & Institutes

Research Centers and Institutes at UC Irvine provide a mechanism and organizational structure for collective research activities that are fundamentally different from those that occur normally within the schools and departments. They are intended to foster the development of short- and long-term research programs that span disciplines and academic units, thereby making it possible for faculty members to acquire extramural resources for which they might not otherwise qualify.

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