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Office of Research

The Office of Research is the primary campus resource for matters related to research. It leads the way in cultivating relationships with government and industry, assisting faculty in developing research and scholarly studies, and in coordinating the patenting and licensing of intellectual property.

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Research units

UC Davis researchers address today's most pressing challenges dealing with food, water, health, society, energy and the environment. In doing so, the university is improving the quality of life for people throughout California, the nation and world.

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By discipline

Learn more about faculty research in our colleges and schools — and across the disciplines.

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For students

Our undergraduate, graduate and professional students benefit from studying at a premier university where they conduct hands-on research across the disciplines.