Research Centers & Partners
The interdisciplinary nature of research at the Bren School and UC Santa Barbara creates a dynamic and supportive environment for a number of research organizations.
Research groups, centers, labs, and other affiliates at Bren represent the various environmental challenges that our researchers are addressing around the globe. Graduate students, post-docs, and visiting researchers benefit from Bren’s close partnership with these centers, institutes, and labs around the world.
Our work with research partners adds impact to the work being done in the areas of sustainable fisheries, nanotechnology, environmental economics, renewable energy, climate change mitigation, marine protection and planning, ecology, GIS, and much more.
Global Research Networks
National Center for Ecological Analysis and Synthesis (NCEAS), independent research affiliate of UCSB
Long Term Ecological Research Network (LTER), National Science Foundation-supported network of sites and communities
UCSB Research Institutes
Institute for Energy Efficiency
Institute for Social, Behavioral and Economic Research
UCSB Groups, Labs, and Collaboratives
Environmental Markets Lab (emLab)
Chemical Life Cycle Collaborative
Center for Social Solutions to Environmental Problems
Bren School Faculty Labs
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UCSB Office of Research
For more information about UCSB research centers and institutes