Berkeley Research at a Glance

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Top U.S. University with highest number of highly ranked graduate programs

7

Nobel laureates

144

Members of the National Academy of Sciences

223

Fellows of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Funding award chart FY20

 

2019 – 2020
Research Funding Sponsors

Each year, the Berkeley campus receives well over one-half billion dollars in research support from external sources.

 

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Latest Research News

October 14, 2020

Is English the lingua franca of science? Not for everyone.

English has become the de facto language of science: International conferences are held in English, the world’s top scientific journals are in English and academics in non-English speaking countries get promoted based on their publications in English language journals. Even scientific jargon is in English — most non-English speakers use English terms and don’t bother inventing equivalent words in their native languages.

In the Media

October 22, 2020

California is either about to right decades of inequality between rich and poor defendants by eliminating cash bail, or it's about to turn over its justice system to algorithms set by each of the state's 58 counties and judges. The question of…

October 22, 2020

Only a quarter of California adults say they would definitely get a vaccine against COVID-19 if one were available today, a new survey found, an early warning of what could be problems in stemming the pandemic that already has killed more than 17…

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October 22, 2020

In a normal year, the Work-Study program provides nearly $1.2 billion in help for more than 612,000 college students across the country. The federal government typically covers about 50% of the wages, and the institutions pay the rest. Many of…

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