Research Support

The College of Letters and Science provides limitless opportunities for students to research with and learn from the best minds in any given field.  Supporting research also allows faculty at UC Davis to innovate and push boundaries to improve the quality of life for our community, nation, and the world.  

From social to physical sciences and humanities to arts and language, the College of Letters and Science is the place where innovative thinking and research lead to new ways of thinking and the development  of emerging disciplines. Your investment could accelerate our efforts to broaden the scope and focus of research that contributes to the public good.

Opportunities to Support Our Research

  • Center for Mind and Brain - bringing together world-class scientists with the latest technology to learn how the human mind works and to teach the techniques and tools to the next generation of researchers
  • Institute for Social Sciences - stimulates collaborative research projects between UC Davis social scientists campus-wide that ask new questions or work on questions that had previously been unanswerable.
  • Davis Humanities Institute - supporting UC Davis faculty and graduate students in the humanities, arts and humanistically-oriented social sciences.