If it's about the North, chances are it's being studied right here. Current research spans many disciplines, much of it focusing on issues that affect Alaskans and their way of life.
UAF researchers are experts in their fields and receive funding from a wide variety of local, state and federal sources.
Research and academic institutions around the world look to UAF as a leader in arctic studies and related education.
Centers & institutes
With more than a dozen research centers and institutes that focus on the Arctic, UAF has experienced professors and scientists available to students both in the classroom and on an individual basis.
Oversight and support
Oversight and advancement of UAF's research mission and the development of research policies are the responsibility of the vice chancellor for research.
Both graduates and undergraduates benefit from studying with some of the nation's top scientists.
Research expenditures at UAF have increased substantially, from $56.4 million in FY97 to $114 million in FY10. UAF ranks 24th out of 200 universities in the amount of research money awarded from the National Science Foundation.