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Research fund chart 2021: $605.M - Federal; $63M - Industry; $118M - State & Other gov't; $229M - Non-profit; $39M - UC


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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

January 12, 2022

Some birds sing the same song for hundreds of thousands of years

A new study by biologists from the University of California, Berkeley, and Missouri State University in Springfield, however, documents songs in East African sunbirds that have remained nearly unchanged for more than 500,000 years, and perhaps for as long as 1 million years, making the songs nearly indistinguishable from those of relatives from which they’ve long been separated.

In the Media

January 14, 2022

Samantha Derrick, co-founder and program director at Plant Futures, went from studying public health at UC Berkeley to leading Plant Futures, a rapidly expanding new initiative connecting the dots between plant-based food, public health…

January 11, 2022

Wildfire risk reduction in California is a climate conundrum. In early 2021, the state set a goal of reducing wildfire risk on a million acres of forest per year through prescribed burning and forest thinning. However, thinning treatments lower…

January 11, 2022

A new study of nearly 70,000 Covid patients in California demonstrates that Omicron causes less severe disease than other coronavirus variants.
The new research, posted online Tuesday, aligns with similar findings from South Africa, Britain…