About Research and Scholarship at Pacific

Pacific students engage in research and scholarship throughout their university careers. Working alongside our faculty and staff, our students make significant contributions to research and innovation in their fields.

Chemistry research
Pacific celebrates student research at Undergraduate Research and Creativity Conference

The range of topics was as expansive as the talent as students presented how 3D models could help detect ovarian cancer, how technology can help predict the stock market and the effects of income inequality in Stockton at Pacific's 21st annual Undergraduate Research and Creativity Conference.

Pacific professor leads research team to develop new treatment for Post-COVID patients

A University of the Pacific professor with the Thomas J. Long School of Pharmacy is leading a research team to help patients suffering from post-COVID 19 symptoms after successfully treating a woman using technology not available at any other pharmacy school. 

Sachin Shah
Professor Zhou and Provost Maria Pallavicini
English professor receives inaugural Meredith Endowed Professorship

University of the Pacific Professor Xiaojing Zhou, who stresses the importance of a strong teacher-student dynamic, is the inaugural recipient of the Lawrence Meredith Endowed Professorship in the Humanities. The five-year endowed professorship honors Meredith, who joined Pacific in 1966 and taught for 33 years.

Graduate students showcase leading-edge research during awards competition

University of the Pacific students presented projects on leading-edge research ranging from an analysis of proteins used to treat cancer and a study that analyzed music playlists to treat anxiety during the annual Graduate and Professional Student Research and Awards Showcase.

Research lab


The Institutional Review Board (IRB) is where students, faculty and staff can submit Human Subjects protocols to start their research. For External Collaborators please contact IRB@french-education.com


Policies and Contact Information for Human Subjects. Access policies governing Sponsored Programs and ORSP staff.

Sponsored Programs process


The Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee (IACUC) is where students, faculty and staff can submit Animal Subjects protocols to start their research involving live vertebrate animals. For External Collaborators please contact IACUC@french-education.com