Research (COR)

Awards emeritus research grants and advises on the research mission and policy of the Division and the University.

Committee Roster 2019-20


  • John Colford (Public Health) - Chair


  • Irina Conboy (Bioengineering)
  • Dorothy Hale (English)
  • Michael Hutchings (Mathematics)
  • Larry Karp (ARE)
  • Dung-Hai Lee (Physics)
  • Dennis Levi (Optometry)
  • Polina Lishko (MCB)
  • Aila Matanock (Political Science)
  • Miryam Sas (Comp Lit/Film & Media)

Ex Officio

  • Oliver O'Reilly (Mech Eng) - Division Chair (nonvoting)


COR Emeritus Grants for 2019-20

The Committee on Research (COR) announces that it is now accepting applications for the new Scheiber Emeriti Faculty Research Fund Grant.  The deadline for proposals is 5:00 p.m., March 2, 2020. 

The new Scheiber Emeriti Research Fund award is intended to encourage research by emeriti active at UC Berkeley on topics of current interest to the Berkeley Division of the Academic Senate. This occasional grant will award between $1,000 and $5,000 to one or more emeritus faculty members.

The topic for 2019-20 is the 150th anniversary of the UC Regents’ unanimous approval of a resolution to admit women to UC Berkeley.

More information and the online application may be accessed via this link (with Calnet authentication):


Regular Emeritus Research Enabling Grants were awarded in January. Next year's application will be available in the fall.

Meeting Schedule

Spring semester meetings will be held monthly on Wednesdays from 3:00-5:00pm in 320 Stephens Hall.

January 29

February 12

March 18

April 15

Annual Report

2018-19 Annual Report

2017-18 Annual Report

2016-17 Annual Report

2015-16 Annual Report

Please contact the committee analyst for additional reports.