Berkeley Research at a Glance

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


Nobel laureates


Members of the National Academy of Sciences


Fellows of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

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2018 – 2019
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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

September 13, 2019

Who owns America’s schools? Professor Janelle Scott on ‘No Jargon’ podcast

With education in the U.S. becoming more privatized than ever before comes mounting inequality within the education system, says Janelle Scott, a professor in the Graduate School of Education and the Department of African American Studies at UC Berkeley. In an interview with No Jargon, a podcast by the Scholar’s Strategy Network, Scott discusses what charter schools and vouchers are, why they are so controversial and how they disproportionately lead to public school closures in urban areas.
September 13, 2019

Summit to tackle tricky problems of aging and dementia

Next week, UC Berkeley will host the second annual Aging, Research, and Technology Innovation Summit, a daylong event that will gather together researchers, entrepreneurs, policymakers and health care workers to tackle some of the biggest questions in aging research.

Featured in the Media

September 12, 2019
A $20 million gift from financial executive and philanthropist Charles Schwab will fund a new UCSF-UC Berkeley Schwab Dyslexia and Cognitive Diversity Center, aimed at advancing research and finding new ways of helping people with dyslexia…
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September 10, 2019
Physics professor Kam-Biu Luk is one of four scientists awarded the 2019 Future Science Prize, the first non-governmental Chinese science award. Along with Wang Yifang, director of the Institute for High-Energy Physics under the Chinese…
September 9, 2019
He's everything conservatives hoped for and liberals feared, Berkeley Law Dean Erwin Chemerinsky says about Justice Neil M. Gorsuch's performance on the Supreme Court. Dean Chemerinsky recently wrote a detailed evaluation of Justice Gorsuch's…
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