Gifts & Grants

Stacey Nicholas, UCI trustee.

Stacey Nicholas donates $5 million to UC Irvine to further boost diversity in STEM

Gift from UCI Foundation trustee will create Women and Engineering Program

Group of five researchers funded by NSF to examine wildfire management while incorporating voices from Indigenous communities.

NSF funds UCI-led team connecting Indigenous communities with key decision-makers in wildfire management

Project will bring diverse voices to forefront of mitigation and research

NASA funds UC Irvine-led mission to record changes in Antarctica’s ice sheet

Researchers will use data from upcoming and existing international satellite missions

Three UC Irvine engineers involved in Energy Earthshot Initiative

DOE-funded projects will accelerate innovations toward more clean energy solutions

UC Irvine alum receives 2023 MacArthur “genius grant”

A. Park Williams to use funding to study climate change and its connection to droughts, wildfires

Aileen Anderson, director of UCI’s Sue & Bill Gross Stem Cell Research Center.

UC Irvine named one of CIRM’s cell and gene therapy manufacturing facilities

$2 million state grant allows campus stem cell center to advance regenerative medicine

NIH funds UC Irvine project to measure the severity of heart valve backflow

Support originated by Congressman who lost his wife to sudden cardiac death

UCI awarded $2.4 million grant to study potential treatment for cancer-related cognitive impairment

Study to evaluate potential treatment approach for ‘chemobrain’

UCI researchers (from left) Alejandro Camacho, Isabella Velicogna and Steven Allison.

3 UC Irvine professors garner $8.7 million in state support for climate action projects

UC awards total of more than $80 million for progress toward California’s climate goals

Tallie Z. Baram

UCI awarded grant to study sex-specific brain pathway responses to stress

UCI has been awarded a five-year, $3.5 million grant from the National Institute of Mental Health to study the sex-specific differences in circuits that connect the brain’s stress and reward centers. Building on the earlier discovery of how brain circuit operation is disrupted by exposure to early-life adversity, researchers will study the emergence of gender as […]