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Campus Research Collaborations
Campus Research Collaborations

The CSU curren​tly has nine centers, councils and institutes that span multiple campuses and conduct research on a breadth of topics, from agriculture and biotechnology ​to desert and ocean life.

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Agricultural Research Institute (ARI)

Working with the colleges of agriculture on four CSU campuses and allied disciplines across the CSU system, the ARI conducts applied research through university-industry partnerships.

Learn About ARI​​​

​Council on Ocean Affairs, Science & Technology (COAST)

COAST promotes research and education that advance the knowledge of marine and coastal resources and the processes that affect them.

Learn About COAST

CSU Program for Education and Research in Biotechnology (CSUPERB) 

CSUPERB makes grants to seed biotech research projects, curriculum redesign efforts, entrepreneurship, and partnerships with the life science industry. 

Learn About CSUPERB

​California Desert Studies Consortium (CDSC) 

A collaboration of seven CSU campuses that promotes research and education in the geologically, biologically, and culturally diverse California desert regions 

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CSU Institute for Palliative Care 

This institute increases access to and awareness of palliative care by educating health care professionals and communities about the value and practice of palliative care.

Learn About the Institute

​Moss Landing Marine Laboratories (MLML) 

A consortium of seven CSU campuses with a beautiful facility on Monterey Bay, MLML has been dedicated to excellence in the marine sciences for half a century. 

Learn About MLML

Ocean Studies Institute (OSI) 

This consortium of nine CSU campuses in partnership with Southern California Marine is based out of L.A. Harbor and focuses on urban ocean and coastal sciences.​

Learn About OSI

Social Science Research & Instructional Council (SSRIC)

This council supports faculty and student research through shared access to databases, training and research opportunities, and events. ​

Learn About SS​RIC

Water Resources and Policy Initiatives (WRPI)

Founded in 2008, this systemwide resource is changing the way California manages water through research, partnerships, education, and training.

Learn About WRPI