Research Security & International Engagement

Research Security and International Engagement Update January 22, 2024: NSF released the 2024 Proposal & Award Policies and Procedures Guide effective May 20, 2024. See Summary of Changes. To support UCI’s continued engagement and collaboration in research with the international community while also addressing the federal government’s concerns about research security and international engagement, the…

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Content Moved: Compliance

Well not really… The content you are looking for has moved. The link that brought you here pointed to the old “/compliance/” directory.  The content you are looking for will now be found under the “Compliance” menu above.  Please click there to navigate to the specific content you originally intended. If you followed a link…

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Campus Centers

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UC Irvine uses the designation “Campus Center” for organized research programs that involve faculty members from multiple departments and Schools, but are not constituted as Organized Research Units (ORUs) or as Special Research Programs (SRPs). Campus Center GuidelinesFind out more about Campus Centers, including how a center is officially recognized and added to this list.…

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Dual Use Research of Concern

What is DURC? Dual Use Research of Concern (DURC), under the United States Government Policy, is life sciences research that, based on current understanding, can be reasonably anticipated to provide knowledge, information, products, or technologies that could be directly misapplied to pose a significant threat, with broad potential consequences, to public health and safety, agricultural…

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Electronic Research Administration

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ERA’s mission is to lead Research Administration’s process innovation and support its technology decisions to grow UCI’s research enterprise. Our 3 Focus Areas: Lead The ERA Team takes the initiative to introduce change for the better. As one of the key points of Pillar 2 of the Strategic Plan is to utilize modern technological tools…

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UCI Shared Facilities

The following facilities and services—organized by broad categories—are available to researchers at UC Irvine and sometimes beyond. Please contact the facility manager or service provider from the associated web page for more information. If you manage a facility or provide a service that you would like to see listed on this website, please contact Greg…

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Organized Research Units

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An Organized Research Unit (ORU) is an academic unit established by the University to provide a supportive infrastructure for interdisciplinary research complementary to the academic goals of departments of instruction and research, and typically involve faculty from two or more Schools. Organized Research Unit GuidelinesFind out more about Organized Research Units, including how a center…

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Special Research Programs

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Special Research Programs (SRPs) provide a structure for collaborative research activities that do not fit the definition and purpose of other organized research at UCI. An SRP may, for example, be formed in response to a special funding opportunity, as the campus branch of a UC research program, or as part of a  governmental initiative.…

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