Below, we have collected resources to help you maintain research and publication productivity during this challenging time.

Find Funding


Pivot provides a comprehensive database of funding opportunities worldwide and across all disciplines, as well as a flexible portfolio of tools to support research collaborations. Individual users can perform funding searches, create their own weekly email funding alert, save lists of funding opportunities, search for potential research colleagues on- or off-campus and match profiles to funding opportunities. Pivot is available to any UCSB faculty, staff, or students with an email address.

Resources for Junior Faculty



Data and Data Science Resources


The Academic Data Science Alliance is working with partners to pull together data and data science resources related to the COVID-19 pandemic. This is a living list of resources and they welcome additions, suggestions, and collaborations. Please view the database at this link ( You will also be able to submit additions, corrections, comments, and suggestions.  This database is limited to research and data resources and does not include opinion pieces and teaching resources. Also, note that the resources listed are provided as-is. Use your professional judgement and best practices to vet these resources before you use them for research and scientific communications.

Webinars and Articles Related to Research Productivity

Managing Remote Teams: Insights from Organizational Research

Paul Leonardi, Professor, Technology Management Program, UC Santa Barbara
Your team is online: how do you overcome the challenges of supervising your students and working with collaborators to help them feel part of a team? In this webinar, we will explore practical tools, effective strategies and ideas from organizational research for successfully managing your remote teams.
April 6, 2020; 3PM - 4PM PST
Access the recording here.

The National Center for Faculty Development and Diversity (NCFDD)

NCFDD is an independent professional development, training, and mentoring community for faculty members, postdocs, and graduate students, dedicated to supporting academics in making successful transitions throughout their careers.

Information about NCFDD and how to activate your UCSB account.

The NCFDD has assembled other relevant recorded webinars, resources and practical advice to focus on:

  • physical and mental health and wellness
  • best practices to stay calm and maintain a sense of routine
  • creating a strategic plan

Team Science

Additional Resources and Articles