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ORA - Multi-Campus ORUs

See a list and links to multi-campus Organized Research Units (ORUs).

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IGCC - Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation

http://igcc.ucsd.edu

IGCC builds bridges between the theory and practice of international policy. It brings fresh ideas to the process by establishing the intellectual foundations for effective policy-making, and provides ways for UC faculty and students to interact with policymakers at home and abroad through collaborative, multi-campus projects. IGCC serves as a channel for the labs to access the social science expertise of the campuses and provides opportunities for UC faculty to present policy-related research through its office at the UC Washington Center. Faculty and students conducting cutting-edge  research on nuclear nonproliferation, terrorism, regional security, international security institutions, climate change and security, international health risks, cyberthreats, and other topics related to national security are supported through a faculty-reviewed competitive grant process and brought together to learn from and share their expertise with their peers both from the campuses and the labs.

IGPP - Institute of Geophysics and Planetary Physics

http://www.igpp.ucsd.edu

IGPP is recognized internationally as an outstanding research and teaching institution in geophysics. The scientific and service reputation of the faculty is outstanding. It has substantial financial support from a broad range of government agencies. IGPP faculty and staff are open to new ideas and novel approaches. Generally, it has a flexible, can-do approach and can respond to new opportunities. IGGP mission is to promote basic research involved in understanding the structure, origin, and evolution of the solar system and its planets.

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