CTSA Research and Innovation fosters creative partnerships with internal and external entities in order to further support faculty and student research.


UCI Beall Applied Innovation brings campus-based inventions and entrepreneurship together with Orange County's vibrant business community to support job creation and economic growth. BAI facilitates connections between UCI and industry, and is working to cultivate an “innovation district” in the heart of Orange County, producing more start-ups, more scale-ups, and, ultimately, a world-class entrepreneurial ecosystem.

The Humanities Center fosters the ethos of interdisciplinary collaboration by sponsoring learning communities, public events, conferences and research centers. It is driven by the combined creative power of our faculty and students, internationally renowned visiting fellows, and members of the public passionately learning about and debating ideas that matter.

UCI Nature offers UC Irvine’s faculty and students opportunities to bring their research, scholarship, teaching, public service, and developing careers out into the natural environment in a wide diversity of settings characteristic of California.


The Undergraduate Research Opportunities Program (UROP), housed within the Office of the Vice Provost of Teaching and Learning, assists undergraduate students from ANY academic discipline to find research and creative on-campus opportunities with UCI faculty, or off-campus opportunities with industrial partners, national labs, and other universities.


Over two decades, CALIT2 has focused on transdisciplinary approaches of significant scale and complexity, as well as the creation of new, advanced scientific facilities, technical staff opportunities, and centers and ‘living laboratories’ to attract and support the nearly 250 UCI faculty who have opted to affiliate with the institute.


The Society for Literature, Science, and the Arts welcomes colleagues in the sciences, engineering, technology, computer science, medicine, the social sciences, the humanities, the arts, and independent scholars and artists. SLSA members share an interest in problems of science and representation, and in the cultural and social dimensions of science, technology, and medicine.