Innovation

UCR is leading innovation in the Inland Empire and making worldwide impacts. UCR’s Opportunities to Advance Sustainability, Innovation, and Social Inclusion, or OASIS has secured more than $65M in federal and state funding to develop the OASIS Park — an innovation and workforce development hub. The first phase of the project will be located in close proximity to the main campus and the California Air Resources Board (CARB).

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Research News

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Celebrating UCR’s Class of 2024
Rewind four years ago when most of this graduating class of collegians were seniors in high school and you’ll be reminded of bittersweet Zoom commencement ceremonies where graduates huddled around a screen to not get their diplomas or shake hands with their principals or hug their classmates.
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UCR joins federal transportation research effort
UCR partners with five universities in a new, federally funded research center based at UC Davis to advance technologies needed to reduce vehicle emissions and improve climate resiliency in transportation.
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‘Forever chemical’ discovery can aid drinking water cleanups
A UC Riverside team discovered a chemical process that allows high levels of salt normally found in wastewater from water treatment plants to act as a catalyst that facilitates the breakup of "forever chemical" pollutants. Normally, salt in wastewater impedes the cleanup of chemical pollutants.
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CE-CERT
UCR’s CE-CERT honored for clean air leadership
UC Riverside’s Center for Environmental Research and Technology, known as CE-CERT, has been recognized by Southern California’s air quality agency for three decades of research that reduces air pollution and improves air quality.
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Research Rankings


$200 Million

IN RESEARCH EXPENDITURES

(2023)


The Only

AAU AND R1 UNIVERSITY

IN THE REGION


No. 26

MOST INNOVATIVE UNIVERSITY

- U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT


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