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UAF Research News
June 01, 2020
"Forces at Work" samples some of the investigations undertaken by UAF researchers into factors influencing biological, physical, and economic and social change.
May 30, 2020
Rick Thoman was honored after a 30-year career with the National Weather Service for continued efforts to improve climate services in Alaska and for outstanding outreach efforts to work with Alaska Native communities.
May 20, 2020
A new university-led institute will address climate, ocean and coastal challenges with greater collaboration and sharing of scientific resources. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has selected a partnership between the University of Alaska Fairbanks, the University of Washington and Oregon State University to lead the institute.
May 18, 2020
Volcanic eruptions are not easy to anticipate. Now, a new paper proposes a way to provide early clues by evaluating magma movement far beneath volcanoes.
Fairbanks is central to science
At 200 miles south of the Arctic Circle, the Fairbanks campus is well situated for northern research. UAF research in arctic biology, engineering, geophysics, supercomputing, and Alaska Native studies is renowned worldwide.
UAF ranks in the top 150 of nearly 700 U.S. institutions that conduct research. UAF has ranked in the top 11 of more than 10,000 institutions worldwide for number of citations in climate change publications.Learn more about UAF research
Your discoveries support Alaska
University researchers work to combat challenges Alaskans face on a daily basis. We are helping Alaskans live more comfortably and safely with a secure future by bringing research dollars into the state. More than 80% of the University’s research is directly related to Alaska.
To support research innovation, the University of Alaska hosts many professionally-staffed laboratories with highly technical capacities. Our labs and field facilities are available to all scientists.Learn more about UA lab facilities