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

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Nobel laureates

144

Members of the National Academy of Sciences

251

Fellows of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Research fund chart 2022: $484.11M - Federal; $62.45M - Industry; $92.78M - State & Other gov't; $186.73M - Non-profit; $43.55M - UC

 

2021 – 2022
Research Funding

In 2021-2022, UC Berkeley campus received nearly $870 million in research funding from external sources.

 

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Latest Research News

September 20, 2022

Crisis of faith: Christian nationalism and the threat to U.S. democracy

When the Conservative Political Action Conference convened in Texas last month, state Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick took the stage and surveyed the culture war issues that define today’s Republican agenda: hostility to immigration and transgender rights, and deep commitment to gun rights as a defense against government tyranny.
September 20, 2022

Trump’s presidency set the stage for recent Supreme Court rulings

For UC Berkeley Law Dean Erwin Chemerinsky, the ability for the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn abortion rights, expand gun rights and limit the power of the Environmental Protection Agency to regulate greenhouse emissions, all within the span of a week, is proof that conservative justices’ originalist view of the Constitution has politicized the court for decades to come.
September 19, 2022

As online harms surge, Our Better Web initiative advances at UC Berkeley

With the U.S. midterm elections approaching and political disinformation posing a continued threat to democracy, UC Berkeley’s ambitious new Our Better Web initiative, launched on a small scale in April, is advancing efforts to study and combat online harms including deception, discrimination and child exploitation.

In the Media

July 8, 2022
The public school choice system in Oakland, which enables families to look at the nearly 120 schools across the city and choose the one they think is best for their kids, is meant to even the playing field. Instead of being restricted to the closest…
June 28, 2022
In just a decade, CRISPR has become one of the most celebrated inventions in modern biology. It is swiftly changing how medical researchers study diseases: Cancer biologists are using the method to discover hidden vulnerabilities of tumor cells.…
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May 27, 2022
In a guest essay in The New York Times, Carolyn Chen, associate professor of ethnic studies at the University of California, Berkeley, and a co-director of the Berkeley Center for the Study of Religion, writes: "Plenty of writers have argued…
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