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UAF Research News
March 26, 2020
Next week's Arctic Observing Summit is now 100% online. This year's conference, whose theme is "observing for action," will take place March 30 to April 2.
March 13, 2020
The retreat of glaciers in western North America will lead to positive and negative changes for Pacific salmon, a multidisciplinary team of scientists reported on March 11 in the journal Bioscience.
March 13, 2020
On the cusp of Interior Alaska’s springtime, Melinda Webster will not experience it this year. She’ll miss most of summer, too. Webster will soon head north of Earth’s land masses, to spend the next half year cradled in ice.
March 10, 2020
Today’s college students are excessively stressed. These suggested strategies can make your course less stressful without reducing rigor.
Position Opening: UAF Centennial Postdoctoral Initiative
The Centennial Postdoctoral Initiative seeks to attract outstanding, early-career
scientists, scholars, or artists who will engage in research or creative expression
relevant to Alaska, the circumpolar north, or other UAF research priorities. You must have received your doctoral degree between 1/1/2015 and 6/1/2020.
Successful applicants will receive 18 months of salary support. Recipients are expected to author papers for peer review as well as collaborate with the sponsor and potentially other partners.
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