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Office of Research Affairs

The Office of Research Affairs supports, facilitates and promotes world-class research at UC San Diego.

Mission and Management

VC-Research Affairs supports, facilitates and promotes world-class research at UC San Diego by:

  • Optimizing services to compete for and win grants;
  • Speeding our discoveries to the marketplace;
  • Building research collaborations and partnerships with industry and other institutions;
  • Supporting the next generation of researchers in our classrooms and labs; and
  • Continuous improvement of administrative and regulatory systems, and processes to manage risk.

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