UAF Research News
February 19, 2020
On Feb. 25, Matt Gardine will present “Alaska Aftershocks: The 2018 Anchorage Earthquake.” The talk is part of the 2020 Science for Alaska Lecture Series, sponsored by the Geophysical Institute and presented Tuesdays from 7-8 p.m. at Raven Landing, 1222 Cowles St.
February 19, 2020
The International Arctic Research Center's salon for March features scientists Rob Rember and Marc Oggier. The event takes place Feb. 20 from 2-3 p.m. in Akasofu 401.
February 15, 2020
The North Pacific Fishery Management Council has awarded Gordon Kruse the first Terry Quinn II Distinguished Scientist Award.
February 14, 2020
William Burt was pleased. As the research vessel Oceanus sailed away from Seward in July of 2016, his equipment began detecting just the sort of phytoplankton he expected to be floating around the surface of the northern Gulf of Alaska. Suddenly, as evening fell, the readings showed enormous spikes, as if the sensors were completely saturated. “I thought they were broken,” he said.
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