Jack W. Peltason Center for the Study of Democracy

The Jack W. Peltason Center for the Study of Democracy (CSD) is an Organized Research Unit (ORU) established and funded by the University of California, Irvine. The Center fosters academic research and education to provide a better understanding of the democratic process, the steps that may strengthen democracy at home and abroad, as well as…

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Institute for Future Health (IFH)

IFH aims to integrate lifestyle, community, environment, and social factors in conjunction with clinical knowledge to radically transform health systems away from hospitals and into the hands of each individual. Use power of data created by the nexus of knowledge of genetics and biology, sensors, mobile technology, knowledge-based AI systems, data management, and medical technology…

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Connected Learning Lab (CLL)

The UCI Connected Learning Lab (CLL), a provisional ORU, studies, designs, and develops new learning technologies and collaborations to foster equity, innovation, and learner-centered education.

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Center for Translational Vision Research (CTVR)

The Center for Translational Vision Research (CTVR)—a provisional ORU—focuses on fostering vision research at the Gavin Herbert Eye Institute (GHEI). The purpose of the Center is to increase the knowledge of normal vision and blinding disorders, and to create innovative technologies, solutions and educational programs that improve visual health. To achieve the Center’s mission, scientists,…

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Center for Population, Inequality, and Policy (CPIP)

Growing inequality is among the most pressing challenges in many parts of the world including the United States. The Center for Population, Inequality, and Policy (a provisional ORU) at UCI will bring together faculty from many disciplines to work together to develop deeper understanding of various aspects of this topic in an increasingly diverse population,…

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