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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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 & Instititues

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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Bullied youths’ coping strategies can affect their long-term health, UCI-led study finds

How individuals cope with experiences of peer victimization can mitigate the associated negative short- and long-term physical and mental health effects, according to a recent study ...
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Nursing’s role in pandemic research

The most common perception of what nurses do is deliver healthcare, which includes the administration of medications and injections to patients in a clinic or hospital. ...
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UCI receives record $592 million in research funding for fiscal 2020-21

Irvine, Calif., Aug. 2, 2021 — From cutting-edge research for advancing precision medicine to an innovative new effort for improving public water infrastructure to increase conservation, ...
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UCI Podcast: Uncovering the cause of the soil lead crisis in Santa Ana

In Santa Ana, lead contamination in the soil has driven residents to organize and advocate for environmental justice. Researchers from UCI are working with them to ...
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California’s carbon mitigation efforts may be thwarted by climate change itself

Irvine, Calif., July 22, 2021 – To meet an ambitious goal of carbon neutrality by 2045, California’s policymakers are relying in part on forests and shrublands ...
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Cheryl Wisseh awarded grant to study racial disparities in diabetes drug regimens, results

Cheryl Wisseh, UCI assistant professor of clinical pharmacy practice, has received an 18-month, $10,000 grant from the ASHP Research and Education Foundation to study racial and ...
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