Research Highlights

The UC Santa Cruz research community has foundational knowledge in genomics, agroecology, game design, and social justice. Our physicists and astronomers are among the most respected in the world. We are also leading change in topics transforming the world, such as climate resilience, global and community health, and autonomous systems.
Learn more about our award-winning faculty.

UC Santa Cruz is known for its excellence in research across all divisions, including arts, humanities, physical sciences, social sciences, and engineering. What sets UC Santa Cruz apart is its commitment to social justice and diversity, interwoven into all disciplines.”

John MacMillanVice Chancellor for Research

Get a glimpse of just some of cutting-edge research we are doing at UC Santa Cruz.

Last modified: Mar 08, 2024