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If you are a faculty member, research scientist, student or postdoc interested in research at UC San Diego or if you have questions about doing research or obtaining funding, here are some resources you may find useful.


  • Research Quick Start Guides

    Research Quick Start Guides

    These guides provide essential advice for proposal applications but do not replace specific sponsor directions. Not all items mentioned will be necessary for every project.
  • Funding Opportunities

    Funding Opportunities

    The Office of Research Affairs sponsors the following research funding opportunities for students, postdocs and principal investigators.
  • Research Development

    Research Development

    Research Development provides full-scale assistance for selected large, interdisciplinary proposals.
  • Government Research Relations

    Government Research Relations

    GRR supports and promotes UC San Diego's mission of research, teaching and public service through proactive engagement with the federal government. 
  • Core Services for Organized Research Units

    Core Services for Organized Research Units

    Core Services supports the administrative needs of the general campus Organized Research Units in Human Resources, payroll, academic personnel and events coordination.
  • RCI Newsletters

    RCI Newsletters

    The latest news and hot topics from Research Compliance and Integrity.
  • International Research and Engagement

    International Research and Engagement

    Learn more about conducting international research and protecting your work.
  • Training Grants

    Training Grants

    Externally funded programs that provide funding/training for undergraduates, graduates, postdoctoral fellows, and/or clinical residents. 
  • Undergraduate Research

    Undergraduate Research

    Supporting an educational experience that develops students capable of solving problems, innovating and leading in a diverse, interconnected world.