Office of Research and Graduate Studies

We work to strengthen research and graduate education across UC.

The Office of Research and Graduate Studies (ORGS) is a resource for UC researchers and administrators in research policy, funding for systemwide programs, technology transfer, and graduate education. We work to build UC-wide partnerships, help shape effective policies and provide a strong voice nationally for research and graduate education on behalf of UC. Learn more 

William Tucker

William Tucker

Interim Vice President


Research Grants Program Office

Provides funding for UC research programs as well as grant and financial administration for state funded research programs.

Top Destinations
Funding opportunities
Grant administration resources
Grants & programs

Natural Reserve System

Provides a network of 39 protected natural areas throughout California used for university-level teaching, research, and public service.

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Natural reserves by campus
Research projects
Resources for staff
NRS Strategic Plan

Innovation Alliances and Services

Promotes the translation of research discoveries into innovative products and services by supporting technology transfer operations, industry partnerships and collaborations.

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Systemwide resources
Campus Technology Transfer offices
Technology Commercialization reports

Graduate Studies

Advances graduate education at the University of California through strategic planning, outreach and coordination.

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Outreach & diversity initiatives
Accountability & reporting
Grad student resources

Research Policy Analysis and Coordination

Provides guidance for the development, interpretation and implementation of UC research policies and external rules for the conduct of academic research.

Top Destinations
Research policies and guidance
Contracts & Grants Manual
Resources for research support

Contact Us


University of California
Office of the President
1111 Franklin St., 11th floor
Oakland, CA 94607

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