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CNSM Celebrating Excellence Awards 2020-2021
The College of Natural Science & Mathematics is proud to honor its outstanding faculty and students for 2020-2021. Thank you for your integrity and your commitment to excellence.
Learn about Alaska science at Arctic Research Open House
The University of Alaska Fairbanks and the National Weather Service Fairbanks will hold the annual Arctic Research Open House as a free, four-day event with both in-person and virtual activities suitable for all ages.
December 22, 2020The grant will expand the Alaska Statewide Mentor Project, which provides support for early-career educators.Read article
January 14, 2021By feeding arctic ground squirrels special diets, researchers have found that omega-3 fatty acids help keep the animals warmer in deep hibernation.Read article
February 2, 2021One of professor Uma Bhatt's grad students had a unique experience, during December's AGU event.Read article
February 11, 2021Stunning photos from photojournalist Peter Mather Photography highlight this The New York Times feature about doctoral student Tom Glass' work with the Wildlife Conservation Society to study wolverines in the Arctic.Read article
March 4, 2021Seismologist Carl Tape wanted to know more about the great earthquake of 1900 because he suspected it was a big one, maybe a magnitude 8. Could it happen again?Read article
The University of Alaska Museum of the North is focusing on marine mammals during its virtual family programs in May. Children 6 and older are invited to register for Virtual Junior Curators on May 15. Registered participants will receive an activity supplies packet and will meet with a museum educator via Zoom from 3-4 p.m. Register in advance at bit.ly/uamnhandson. At-home activities will also be available online starting on May 15.
Activities will be posted on May 7 and will remain available at on the museum's website.
The BLaST URE award is up to $5,000 for the academic year 2021-2022. Awards can be budgeted for research supplies and services, travel, and student salary (hourly compensation for a maximum of 40 hours a week).
Deadline is May 30th, 2021.
URSA is offering up to $2,500 for individuals or up to $5,000 for groups of two or more students conducting research or creative projects during the 2021 fall semester.
Applications must be received by Sunday, June 13, 2021
Travel funding is available for presentations, to interact with colleagues and mentors, and to obtain training in the STEAM fields.
Awards of up to $3,500 will be available on a rolling basis through Aug. 31, subject to continued availability of funds.
The UA Center for Innovation, Commercialization, and Entrepreneurship Seed Fund is seeking proposals to perform research and development of technologies that have commercial potential.
There is no deadline to submit a proposal. Proposals may be submitted anytime and will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Funding will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis.