REMAIN VIGILANT! Please Be Aware of an Increase in Cyberattacks at UC Riverside

UC Riverside is a prime target of attacks from cybercriminals, including but not limited to phishing, ransomware, and job offer scams. Some of these attacks have already claimed victims at UCR this year. The financial, mental, and emotional toll of cyber crime is immense, which is why ITS wants to remind the Highlander community to follow cybersmart practices and remain vigilant when using technology. Visit for current security alerts. Visit for cybersmart tips and resources. 

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Research Computing



As a prominent research institution, the University of California, Riverside is home to faculty, staff, and students who help to perform internationally recognized research in diverse fields such as earthquake engineering, wildfire response, biotechnology, renewable energy, and water resources just to name a few.

In order for these and other research efforts at the university to maintain the highest standards of scholarship, increase in scale and efficiency, and lead in scientific discovery, the access, expertise, tools, and capacity of a robust Research Computing strategy are essential.

    "UC Riverside ranks no. 2 in entomology research in the world" 

- Center for World University Rankings

Research Computing is dedicated to supporting the talent and the research of UC Riverside’s many highly acclaimed faculty members, and outstanding undergraduate and graduate students. In today’s world research requires advanced computing and data management resources. 

We offer powerful onsite and offsite computing resources, support, consulting, and training with the help of our partners. In conjunction with The Library, Bournes College of Engineering (BCOE), College of Natural & Agricultural Sciences, School of Medicine, The Office of Research and Economic Development, UCR Research IT Leaders (RITL), and other groups on and off-campus we are working to help bring new, useful and effective tools and technologies to our faculty.

We are honored to provide an evolving list of resources that can be used to meet UC’s research goals and connect researchers to meaningful consulting and support along the various stages of the research life cycle.

Research Computing is also supported by the dedicated staff throughout ITS, who support UCR's academic community. Our offerings are enhanced by our responsive Information Security Office ensuring your data and information is safe and protected, by our diverse Network Engineering personnel, adaptive Developers, and experts in every field of information technology.  We are available 24/7 and are dedicated to meeting your needs. In addition to delivering technical support and consulting, ITS also offers nationally acclaimed graphic and information design services right here at UC Riverside. 

Here are some more ways that you can get connected to Research Computing resources.

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UCR Research Computing Office Hours
Weekly Fridays 9:30 to 10:00

Stay tuned and ahead of all things research computing with our upcoming blog! (We will provide posts designed to help you to stay up to date with the latest offerings at UCR in support of your research endeavors!)

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