Berkeley Research at a Glance

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

8

Nobel laureates

144

Members of the National Academy of Sciences

235

Fellows of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Funding award chart 2017-2018

 

2017 – 2018
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

August 15, 2018

UC Berkeley startup accelerator gets a boost from venture fund

SkyDeck, UC Berkeley's accelerator and incubator, is accelerating its own growth. A new venture fund enables SkyDeck to invest $100,000 in the companies in its accelerator, and its accepting a broader and more global range of entrepreneurs, tripling its adviser group and doubling its office size.
August 13, 2018

Long-sought carbon structure joins graphene, fullerene family

he discovery of buckyballs surprised and delighted chemists in the 1980s, nanotubes jazzed physicists in the 1990s, and graphene charged up materials scientists in the 2000s, but one nanoscale carbon structure – a negatively curved surface called a schwarzite – has eluded everyone. Until now.