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UAF Research News
May 07, 2021
Recipients were awarded up to $5,000 to fund technology-related equipment and software for student-based instruction and research.
May 04, 2021
ACEP director Gwen Holdmann talks about ACEP’s core research values and how the organization has evolved over its 12 years.
April 30, 2021
A series of stories highlight outreach from the Cooperative Extension Service and research by the Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station.
April 29, 2021
In August 2016 a massive storm on par with a Category 2 hurricane churned in the Arctic Ocean. The cyclone led to the third-lowest sea ice extent ever recorded. But what made the Great Arctic Cyclone of 2016 particularly appealing to scientists was the proximity of the Korean icebreaker Araon.
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